Naked yoga for men is reportedly “on the rise” in Edmonton, Canada. The story is positively dripping with faux-trend warning signs — the source of this info on nude male yoga’s ascendancy seems to be a single nude male yoga instructor, for one — but so be it. I’ll take any excuse to post a video of hot naked men in warrior pose, I guess (don’t worry, strategic camera angles ensure that this videos is safe for work). More
Topic: naked yoga
Somehow the vision of a room full of naked guys practicing yoga intrigues me and grosses me out at the same time. It’s not like naked yoga is a new trend–we’ve been hearing about it for the last year or so. We’ve even heard about how this could have been the demise of Kim Kardashian‘s lengthy marriage to Kris Humpries. But a male-only class where no one is wearing anything just, um, erects one big question. More
For some reason, 2011 became the year of naked yoga. From nude classes popping up in New York, San Francisco and other cities, to Lululemon advertising its yoga gear with naked models, to all the media hype about how practicing our asanas with our asses hanging out was somehow good for our self-esteem, it seemed to be one of the hottest trends in the fitness industry. Heck, we even learned that this may have secretly been the demise for Kim Kardashian‘s 72-day marriage debacle. You don’t say!
Some claim yoga au naturel is about appreciating your body and deepening your practice; others just say it’s creepy and weird. Either way, people who are doing it are worth a second–and third and fourth–look. So, in the spirit of all nakedness, we decided to do a recap of some of the hottest sans-clothing yoga stories, ads, studios and people this year. But just a warning, this may not be something you want to open at work.
OK, so apparently I’m the only one who thought naked yoga was something to be done in the privacy of one’s own home — preferably in a dim-lit area void of mirrors, windows and nosy, sniffing dogs. But, according to a new report, “exposing” yourself to the benefits of yoga in public along with other naked enthusiasts is a growing trend. More