LAND O’LAKES — At 66 years old, Al Purdy has never been in a relationship with a nudist. But he would like to be, at least in the casual sense. It was only a decade ago that he adopted the nudist lifestyle. A friend took him to a clothing-optional resort, and something clicked. He felt liberated, suddenly less conservative. Now, Purdy, a flight attendant, likes … Continue reading For single nudists, pool-side meet-up is a chance to connect
Police have fined nudists at Bulgaria’s Delfin beach, a traditional clothing-optional strip for decades, in the latest episode of ongoing clashes between naturalists and the tenant of the beach who opposes public nudity. Police from the town of Tsarevo and municipal officials descended following a complaint about public nudity at the beach, on Bulgaria’s southern Black Sea coast between Varvara and Ahtopol. Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry … Continue reading The battle over a Bulgarian beach: Nudists vs the new tenant
A NATURIST has defended “wholesome” behaviour of people who sunbathe naked at a beauty spot. As reported in the Daily Echo, nudists have been politely asked by council officials to keep their clothes on at Hengistbury Head – although the practice isn’t officially covered within local bylaws for the area. This means that naturists do visit the beach on occasion. One Christchurch resident reported seeing … Continue reading Nudists defend ‘wholesome, family way of life’ after complaints over naked sunbathing
Our associate fitness editor swears by the benefits of foam-rolling au natural. One day after a tough circuit in my overheated bedroom, I tore off my clothes before lying down with my foam roller, which I use religiously to nix tightness. I placed it under my shoulder blades to unknot my upper back, then moved it to my calves, and I fell into a Zen rhythm: There was no bunched-up … Continue reading ‘Why I Love Foam Rolling In The Nude’
It is 1:33 a.m. on a Saturday night and I am at church. Or more precisely, I am standing on the roof of a Ukrainian cathedral in North Melbourne. “I can feel the wind through my pubes,” Jordan giggles from the other side of the domed structure. I glance over and see the hazy outline of his lanky body, backlit against the glittering panorama of … Continue reading Clothing Optional: What It’s Like To Be A Nudist?
Claudia Sahuquillo is a Barcelona, Spain–based artist who relies on a rather unconventional canvas: the human body. Sahuquillo has been celebrating the beauty of the human form through art for about a year now, and she’s been sharing her work on Instagram (@claudisahuquillo)—where she’s amassed nearly 52,000 followers. Sahuquillo began her work in 2016 by painting on her own skin. She then expanded her project to include other models, or … Continue reading This Artist Gets Around Instagram’s Nudity Guidelines by Painting Her Nipples
A blogger has revealed how practising nude yoga has helped her overcome body-shaming and find body confidence. Jessa O’Brien, who posts under the name The Nude Blogger, said nude yoga has allowed her to “love [her] body more”. “Yoga is all about connecting mind, body and spirit. Doing it nude in a safe environment only enhances those feelings,” she told the MailOnline. “Learning to accept and love yourself … Continue reading Blogger Claims Nude Yoga Has Helped Her Learn The Naked Truth About Body Positivity