Have you heard of the Instagram account Nude Girl Yoga? Our friends at Self discuss this popular account.
One of my closest friends used to say that tasks don’t stop by doing things all the time.. So you just have to sometimes stop to do things. ? Christmas time you can always find more and more to do. Christmas cards, foods and baking, gifts, cleaning, helping others, home decorations, Christmas parties etc.. And of course this time of the year you have to finish all of your remaining tasks at work.Festive periods can be very busy. ? That’s why it’s so important to keep reminding yourself to enjoy the moment. Otherwise Christmas is here and gone in a blink. Don’t put too much to do on your hands. Try to balance everything out so that you can enjoy the Christmas preparation and decoration also. ? It’s about enjoying the whole journey and not about enjoying it only when you get there. ? Everything doesn’t have to be ready or perfect. You can always do more, but is it necessery? Sometimes less is more. ? #yoga #yogi #nudeyogagirl #nudeyoga #yogapose #yogaeverydamnday #art #instayoga #artist #photographer #modeling #flexibility #blackandwhitephotography #arts_help #artspiration A photo posted by Nude Yoga Girl (@nude_yogagirl) on
If you haven’t done so yet, it’s time to check out the (NSFW) Instagram account, @Nude_YogaGirl. The account is run by a 25-year-old photographer, model, and yogi who shares images of herself doing yoga ¡ª nude, as advertised. “This is my way of expressing art,” the woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, tells SELF.
“I want to inspire people to try yoga and maybe they can also find the acceptance of their body from there, because I did so.”
Top 50 photographs from around the world in 2015. I can’t believe @mymodernmet (mymodernmet.com) chose to put this photo of mine in that list. The other photos look so stunning. I’m very humbled and grateful for this. Thank you. ??? A photo posted by Nude Yoga Girl (@nude_yogagirl) on
According to The Cut, Nude Yoga Girl takes her photographs in a small studio space in her home. Her boyfriend helps with the shots.
“I’m very inspired by yoga and photography so I wanted to bring the two of them together in a pure way,” she tells SELF.
? Lines make shapes. ? “I am not what happened to me, I am what I chose to become” #yoga #yogapose #yogalove #yogachallenge #nudeyogagirl #nude #yogagirl #eatclean #fitness #training #workout #pilates #bracelet #glitter #inspiration #meditation #yogi #quote #quotes A photo posted by Nude Yoga Girl (@nude_yogagirl) on
In the captions, Nude Yoga Girl opens up about struggling with restrictive eating and how yoga helped her love and accept her body.
A balanced life is key to wellbeing. ? I’ve gone from eating whatever I want to a very strict diet and that probably worked on my body but didn’t make my mind happy. In the long run I found days becoming more difficult. There was no balance between getting my body in good shape and simply enjoying food. I enjoy eating healthy food because I feel good from it and if I want to have a little chocolate or something else, I will and it doesn’t bother me anymore afterwards. There is balance. Have you ever felt guilty after having something extra good? ?? No need for that. ? I had also a time when I was practicing difficult poses everyday because I wanted to get better at them. I started to feel pain in my muscles. I added some meditation and easier/relaxing yoga sessions to my weekly routine. Balance was restored and me and my body are happy. Don’t go from one extremity to the other. Find the right balance. ? #yoga #yogi #nudeyogagirl #yogalove #yogapose #yogachallenge #yogaeverydamnday #art #love #fitness #inspiration #fit #healthy #asana #meditation #pilates #yogagirl #instayoga #body #mind #soul #breathe #artist #photographer #model #yogainspiration #love #coreofgratitude #art A photo posted by Nude Yoga Girl (@nude_yogagirl) on
She also uses the account to spread the message that yoga is for everyone. “It doesn’t matter if you are overweight, inflexible, not sporty¡or if you can’t sit down, relax and listen to your breath,” she writes in one Instagram caption.
“It doesn’t matter if you have a terrible balance or if you have never tried yoga before. Because yoga is perfect for people who are not perfect (so everyone?).”
My 4 Tips to stay energetic during winter time darkness. ? 1. Do yoga daily. Listen to your body and also remember to plan yoga sessions based on your feeling. Stretching and meditation under candlelight is the best. ? 2. I wouldn’t give up on vitamin D3 food suplement anymore. I eat about 50-100 ?g/day. 3. Hydration. Drinking plenty of water has many beneficial factors and not drinking enough of it certainly causes tiredness and affects your performance. I try and drink about 3 liters of water per day. 4. Projects. Having something exciting to do affects me the most. I have something going on all the time and I get a great amount of joy from new challenges. How do you stay energetic?? #yoga #yogi #nudeyogagirl #yogalove #yogapose #yogachallenge #yogaeverydamnday #art #fitness #inspiration #fit #healthy #asana #pilates #yogagirl #instayoga #body #mind #soul #artist #photographer #model #yogainspiration #love #coreofgratitude #instagram A photo posted by Nude Yoga Girl (@nude_yogagirl) on
She tells SELF that the reactions to her account have been “amazing.”
“I’m very happy that people have understood my art and my account’s message in the right way,” she says.
I wanted to take off everything unnecessary from the pictures on my account. Nudity in social media is a taboo but on the other hand the nakedness and rawness of my photos reflect well what I want to tell people with my account. ? Nowadays we easily determine how much we are worth with materialistic things. A new car, luxury hand bags or design furniture… We see ourselves as much better if we have a well trained body and our hair is shining after the hairdressers. Or am I wrong? ? Who we are does not equal with what we own. I believe it’s something much more deeper. ? Materials trap you and make you selfish. Freedom comes when your happiness and satisfaction doesn’t depend on materialistic things. ? I’m only on my first steps in the journey towards understanding all of this fully. I’ve however noticed that instead of pursuing wealth and pleasure, I pursue something much more permanent and fundamental. ? #yoga #yogi #nudeyogagirl #nudeyoga #yogapose #yogachallenge #yogaeverydamnday #yogalove #yogaeverywhere #yogaeveryday #yogapractice #yogini #art #inspiration #fit #pilates #yogagirl #instayoga #igyoga #artist #photographer #modeling #coreofgratitude #flexibility #blackandwhitephotography #blackandwhite #artsy #arts_help #artspiration A photo posted by Nude Yoga Girl (@nude_yogagirl) on
Nude Yoga Girl hopes that her Instagram will inspire people to try loving themselves.
“I want people to understand that our feeling inside is everything,” she tells SELF. “Not how we look on the outside.”
I’m very lucky to have so many supportive people close to me. For me it’s important to have family and friends who encourage me to pursue my dreams, are positive, and do not try to discourage the things that can go possibbly wrong. ? Each one of us is scared or tired sometimes and then our dearest ones have a big role. I try to be someone who always supports other people.. I often thank my parents and people close to me because they believe in me in the moments when I don’t. ? Today I just wanted to remind you on what a great impact you can have on your loved ones. Would you like to be a positive contributor or the one who paints devils on the wall? ? What kind of people do you gather around you? Remeber that you are the sum of the five closest humans to you. So the only way to get better is to surround yourself with people who believe in you. ? #yoga #yogi #nudeyogagirl #nudeyoga #yogapose #yogachallenge #yogaeverydamnday #yogalove #yogaeverywhere #yogini #art #yogagirl #instayoga #igyoga #artist #photographer #modeling #coreofgratitude #flexibility #blackandwhitephotography #blackandwhite #artsy #arts_help #artspiration A photo posted by Nude Yoga Girl (@nude_yogagirl) on
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h/t The Cut
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