Have you heard of the Instagram account Nude Girl Yoga? Our friends at Self discuss this popular account.
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 — 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."
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.
In the captions, Nude Yoga Girl opens up about struggling with restrictive eating and how yoga helped her love and accept her body.
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?)."
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.
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."
Check out the account here.
h/t The Cut
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