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The FEAR Factor: How to Get Past Your Anxieties and Get to Naked! Yoga

Scared of naked yoga? You're the perfect candidate. In the spirit of Halloween, Naked in Motion challenges you to face your fears.

You’ve read the FAQs about our naked yoga classes and consent culture, seen the testimonials, and you’re still facing the fear factor. What’s that about? And what might you do about it so you can finally muster the courage to sign up for a naked yoga class?

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Naked in Motion’s Guide to Self-Care for Students

You, fearless New York City college student, are navigating the considerable stress of school in an often chaotic, crowded, competitive city. How do you stay sane, healthy, and happy? Naked in Motion wants to help. So we’ve put together this self-care guide to help you be fierce, focused, and take full advantage of your time living in the best city in the whole damn country.

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Naked! Ambition: Get Naked More Places in NYC This Summer

Heat getting to you? Get naked more places in the NYC area this summer!*

So you’re down with Naked Yoga, and you just can’t come up with any good reason not to get undressed everywhere else. Fabulous! Let us be your guide.

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The Down and Dirty: What you really want to know about Naked! yoga

So. You’ve never done a naked yoga class, and you’ve got questions. Maybe you’re not a “naked person.” Maybe you *have* taken a naked yoga class in the past, and you didn’t feel comfortable, safe, and respected. Or maybe you’re worried about unwittingly making a naked yoga faux pas. But you’re still intrigued and you’ve come here for answers. Congratulations! You are a thoughtful human being with reasonable concerns. We are here to allay your fears and give you all of the sexy transparency you deserve. Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Do you have the body for naked yoga?

It’s springtime in New York City, which means a few things:

1. You’re in wardrobe purgatory.
2. That winter coat is begging for some deodorizing (pro tip: watered down vodka in a spray bottle)
3. Every magazine cover, subway ad, and cheap fashion outlet is sounding the alarm, demanding you ask yourself: Do you have a beach body?!

What, are we told, is a beach body? Let’s see. . .

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The (r)Evolution: A Short History of Naked Yoga

On any given day in New York City, yoga enthusiasts can dabble in any yoga hybrid activity they can dream up. Boxing Yoga, Hip Hop yogaMetal yoga, and Salty Yoga

Naked Yoga, however, isn’t a fad or marketing ploy. Performing yoga nude has deep roots in spiritual practices where nudity was a vehicle for shedding material concerns and breaking unhealthy attachments. Today’s naked yoga classes are shaped by a modern context and differing goals, yet unlike some other alternative yoga classes, our approach is derived from ancient traditions.

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What’s so great about naked yoga?

Are there any real, sustainable benefits to practicing yoga naked? The answer is: Yes. Absolutely. 

But before examining the physical and psychological benefits of taking even one naked yoga class, let’s go a step further. Beyond nudity giving an extra boost to the traditional benefits of yoga, can it be political? Can nude yoga be an act of protest?

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