HereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s What You Need to Know About Nude Yoga Girl
If the idea of stripping down to your birthday suit before your daily yoga practice is enough to give you an anxiety attack, just take a look at Instagram sensation Nude Yoga Girl’s mind-blowingly beautiful and undeniably zen images.
The former model, who prefers to remain anonymous (she does have a day job, after all), has been practicing yoga for years, but only became fully committed to her daily practice a year ago. “I started to practice yoga daily when I understood that yoga is more about the feeling inside and the connection between your body and mind,” the 26-year-old yogi tells WomensHealthMag.com.
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So where did the whole naked namaste thing start? “Practicing yoga nude can gives me a sense of freedom and an even stronger connection to my body. I can feel different sensations stronger, like the air on my skin, while moving from a pose to another,” Nude Yoga Girl says. Though, in case you were wondering, she only practices in the buff when she’s at home (and she takes all of her own pictures). Then came her sort of accidental Instagram stardom. “It was just a very ordinary Sunday when I tried to do these kinds of photos for the first time,” she says. “I thought they were artistic and showed the human body in a not sexual way.”
Despite her anonymity, Nude Yoga Girl hopes that she can still get her body positive message out to the masses through her beautiful and ever-so-slightly mysterious images. (Tone up and chill out with our Flat Belly Yoga routine!)
“In the past, I was very insecure with my body and I wanted to change parts of it all the time. Yoga has helped me in finding self-acceptance and loving my body,” she says. “It doesn't matter how you look, everyone can find faults with their body because all of this starts in our minds. I want to say that you are beautiful exactly the way you are.” Preach, nude yoga girl.