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Naked Yoga School is an online yoga instructional video series where you will be guided through nude asana sequences in the privacy of your own home. The series was developed with unity in mind and with the aim for each participant to reconnect with thems



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Naked Yoga for Back Pain 2: Lower Back Pain! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:21:17 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/251881499/ Teacher: Sage (All Levels) Many of us who work on our desk or stand all day may suffer from lower back pain. This can be caused because you may have a week core and a wrong alignment. Yoga can help alleviate the pain and help lengthen the spine. engaging your core centers your […](image)



Naked Yoga for Digestion 2: Twisting Restorative Poses! (Naked Yoga School) with Collibrina

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:05:44 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/250872884 Teacher: Collibrina (all levels) This is a relaxing and restorative sequence to help you ease stomach issues such as digestion and bloating. Your stomach is connecting to your mood. If you have stomach problem, that can create anxiety and nervous. When you have anxiety, that can make your stomach tighten. I will demonstrate […](image)



Naked Car Yoga! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 19:40:07 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/249102606 Teacher: Sage (All Levels) This is the time of year, where everyone is traveling for the holidays. If you are in the car for long period of time getting to those family members, here are some great asanas and stretches that the body can benefit from. This practice can also be incorporated for […](image)



Naked Kitchen Yoga 5: Naked Yoga in Tight Kitchen! (Naked Yoga School) with Collibrina

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 20:17:16 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/248509081 Teacher: Collibrina (All Levels) Not enough space to do yoga at home? Think again! Here is an easy sequence welcome to all levels that you can practice in your own kitchen, no matter how small it is. This sequence is made up of classic yoga poses and exercise moves modified to fit a […](image)



Naked Yoga for Calorie Burn 1: Cardio Yoga Flow! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 19:00:43 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/246604563 Teacher: Sage (All Levels) Yoga does not have to be slow moving and chanting. A cardio yoga flow can help tone and strengthen the body and mind! It is great to burn off calories in a different and fun format but also burning off the extra tension that we hold in our bodies. […](image)



Naked Good Night Yoga 3: Gentle Yoga & Meditation for Better Sleep! (Naked Yoga School) with Collibrina

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:51:16 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/245375786 Teacher: Collibrina (All levels) This gentle and soothing yoga sequence and guided meditation is designed to relax you into a nap or to sleep at night. It has poses that are meant to be done on your bed and with pillows as props sometimes. There is also a guided spoken word meditation at […](image)



Naked Shower Room Yoga! (Naked Yoga School) with Collibrina

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:49:54 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/242333093/ Teacher: Collibrina (All Levels) You don’t have time or space to do yoga? Well, actually, you can practice yoga in shower room! This is a gentle stretching practice you can do during morning shower or during night shower. It is meant to be done in the shower under warm water in isolated parts […](image)



Naked Foam Rolling 6: How to Use Foam Roller! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:30:29 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/244217719 Teacher: Sage (All Levels) Using a foam roller for massaging your muscles is a great tool. After any type of physical workout or just being sore using a foam roller can be absolutely awesome. As an ex ballet dancer, my foam roller was the best tool I had to stretch out my sore […](image)



Naked Yoga for Marathon Runners! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:27:41 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/241182629 (All Levels) Teacher: Sage Are you running for The New York City Marathon? Yoga can be a great form of stretching for runners. Certain asanas can help the hamstrings, calves, and feet. Stretching is always important for runners or for any type of physical activity to help get the body warmed up, gain […](image)



Naked Yoga for Balance 5: Beginner Balance Poses! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:37:37 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/238974107 Teacher: Sage (Level: Beginners) Today’s focus is balance. We struggle in finding balance in our daily lives. Finding that strength but suppleness. This can be incorporated into yoga. This is a great easy flow and demo on how to get into simple balance poses for beginners. As you come across your yoga practice, […](image)



Naked Couch Workout! (Naked Yoga School) with Collibrina

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 03:42:05 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/236969385 Teacher: Collibrina (all levels) Your couch, which you are just sitting now, is the best gym spot for your workout! Start workout right there, right now! I will demonstrate and lead you energizing workout: core work, tricep dips, and stretching lunges! It is welcome to all levels with experience and interest in a […](image)



Naked Yoga for Stronger Abs and Core! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 03:41:14 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/234999090/ Teacher: Sage Having a strong core is the center of all basic exercises. No matter what activity you choose, having a strong core is a must. Your core is what connects and stabilize your body. In yoga and working on core strength this allows your body to build lean muscles and to organize […](image)



Naked Bedroom Yoga 5: Energizing Morning Practice! (Naked Yoga School) with Collibrina

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 03:40:07 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/234016890/ Teacher: Collibrina (Level: Strong beginners and up) You don’t have energy to get out of bed? This yoga practice is for you! And you can do it on your bed, naked! This video practice contains short stretches and muscle isolating exercises found in yoga and pilates to motivate you to get started with […](image)



Naked Yoga to Strengthen Butt and Back! (Naked Yoga School) with Sage

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 03:38:44 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/232078063/ Teacher: Sage (all levels) Great demo for beginners and intermediate fellow yogis. In this video, I go through in strengthening the butt and back. This series of poses will engage and strengthen your glutes, back and core. A strong core is important and will help with fortify your body. Your core connects your […](image)



1 Hour Naked Yoga: Forward-Fold Poses for Back Health! (Naked Yoga School) with Michael & Collibrina

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:47:59 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/229302719/ Teacher: Michael Student: Collibrina (Level: Basic) Forward Bending poses help open and lengthen the back body, which is an essential component in restoring and maintaining a healthy back. Forward bends naturally direct the attention inward, and they’re recommended for calming, cooling and contemplative experiences. Due to these qualities, forward bends are frequently included […](image)



Naked Reggae/Dancehall Combo: Beginner!

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:29:16 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/140429036 Teacher: Skye Level: Beginner This combination is tons of fun. reggae dance and street style dances like dance hall go hand in hand because of their similarities. There is always an essence of showiness and strength. I thought it would be fun to merge these two while nude so that my naked body […](image)



Naked Bhangra/Eastern Dance Combo: Beginner!

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:26:26 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/139531162 Teacher: Skye Level: Beginner What I love about my experience as a dancer is that after studying the art form I have the ability to infuse various forms of techniques in any style I wish; and you can too. In this video I have fused many eastern dance forms. The free flowing hip […](image)



3-hours, Sound Nature Meditation (lake, water, wave, birds chirping, forest, volcano, mountain)

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:22:19 +0000

Visit: NakedYogaSchool.com 3-hours, Sound Nature Meditation (lake, water, wave, birds chirping, forest, volcano, mountain) 3-hours, Sound Nature Meditation (lake, water, wave, birds chirping, forest, volcano, mountain)(image)



Naked Calypso Dance: Basics!

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:18:19 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/139035690 Teacher: Skye (Level: Basics) Though Calypso Dance does not have a universal language as in Ballet or other technical dance forms, there are some specific hand gestures, foot movements and rhythms that are known across the board in the Calypso Dance world. In this Video I break down the steps, jumps, hip and […](image)



Naked World Dance: Warm Up!

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:18:27 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/138274996 Teacher: Skye Level: Beginner World Dance takes a lot of high energy with dynamic and specific movement. Its takes tremendous effort on the body and mind. If you are interested in performing a dance routine or taking a dance class a good, efficient warm up is important. A warm up can be done by […](image)



Naked Meditation in Motion 5: Squeeze & Release!

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:12:09 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/137667800 (All levels) Teacher: Cat Noble Student: Collibrina This practice is good for those who have trouble relaxing. This video provides a guided savasana, a meditation taken lying down, relaxing the entire body by methodically engaging and releasing each part. This technique brings the practitioner into a deeper and more conscious relaxation and can […](image)



Naked Meditation in Motion 4: Throat Chakra Release!

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:09:33 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/136946121 (All levels) Teacher: Cat Noble Student: Collibrina This practice is good for those who store tension in the shoulders, neck and jaw, or who have communication issues. This video will demonstrate how to practice a shoulder releasing technique affectionately known as “empty coat sleeves” as well as a pranayama technique called Lion’s Breath […](image)



Naked Meditation in Motion 3: Breath of Joy & Laughing Yoga!

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:00:21 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/136328852 (All levels) Teacher: Cat Noble Student: Collibrina This practice is good for those who experience depression. This video will demonstrate how to practice a pranayama technique known as Breath of Joy and also give a short session of laughing yoga. Both techniques are designed to get the blood flowing and stimulate the third […](image)



Naked Meditation in Motion 2: Shaking Meditation

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:21:10 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/135697818 (All levels) Teacher: Cat Noble Student: Collibrina This practice is good for those with trouble waking up. This video will demonstrate how to practice a qigong-inspired shaking meditation meant to get the blood circulating, the skin tingling, and wake up the life energy inside the body. This meditation is wonderful to practice first […](image)



Naked Meditation in Motion 1: Walking Meditation!

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:43:29 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/135100189 (All levels) Teacher: Cat Noble Student: Collibrina This practice is good for those who have trouble sitting still. The traditional picture of meditation consists of a practitioner who is seated, silent and still. This, however, is only one of a nearly infinite menagerie of meditation styles available to practice. Newer practitioners, or those […](image)



Naked Comedy 3: Creepy Haunted Doll! (Trailer)

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:26:29 +0000

Naked Comedy 1: https://vimeo.com/134461509 Naked Comedy 2: https://vimeo.com/141937493 Naked Comedy 3: https://vimeo.com/149428760 Starring: Collibrina Today, Collibrina tells a story about thing that fears her most: Dolls! She finds them terrifying. Blame Uncanny Valley or something like that, she says. This story specifically tells of the time that one of her close friends used a creepy […](image)



Naked Standup Comedy 2: Sex Robot! (Trailer)

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:22:38 +0000

Naked Comedy 1: https://vimeo.com/134461509 Naked Comedy 2: https://vimeo.com/141937493 Naked Comedy 3: https://vimeo.com/149428760 Starring: Collibrina Collibrina tells the comedic story of the time she was offered a job as a sex robot, while nude, off course! Have you ever met a potential Sex Robot before? Well, now you have! Collibrina recounts her hilarious tale of her […](image)



Naked Comedy 1: Naked Worker! (Trailer)

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:15:46 +0000

Naked Comedy 1: https://vimeo.com/134461509 Naked Comedy 2: https://vimeo.com/141937493 Naked Comedy 3: https://vimeo.com/149428760 Starring: Collibrina This is the very first naked comedy show performed by Collibrina. If enough people like her comedy, then she will do more naked comedy videos. Please help her by buying her videos! Description: Funny and honest evaluation of what would happen […](image)



Naked Foam Rolling 5: Roll Out Back Pain!

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:08:02 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/133784778 (All Levels) Teacher: Ivy Lower back pain is the bain of so many people’s existence. Foam rolling is here to the rescue! In this session, we learn to address tightness in the unexpected areas of the body – the upper back and inner thighs – that pull on the muscles that connect with […](image)



Naked Foam Rolling 4: Hand and Foot Release!

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 04:19:53 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/133223136 (All Levels) Teacher: Ivy The hands and feet are the places where we engage with the world: hands touch and reach while feet ground and move us.  This video will teach you how to love and care for these two most important information-gathering body parts.  Relieve stress, increase range of motion, and heal […](image)



Naked Foam Rolling 3: Roll Out Cellulite!

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:03:28 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/132536431 (All Levels) Teacher: Ivy Contrary to popular belief, cellulite appears not because of too much fat, but because of too little hydration in the tissues.  Foam rolling flushes the tissues with fluid, lending that nice smooth look we all love.  Learn to glide over the hamstrings and inner thighs on your way to […](image)



Naked Foam Rolling 2: About Face!

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:58:00 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/131888619 (All Levels) Teacher: Ivy In this session we harness the power of foam rolling to beautify and youth-ify the face. We begin with a short hand treatment to move fluid up the arms, through the neck, and into the face. We proceed with easy circular motions on the jaw and temple to stimulate […](image)



Naked Foam Rolling 1: Introduction to Foam Rolling!

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:19:04 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/131276725 (Basic Beginner) Teacher: Ivy If you’re curious about foam rolling – and you should be! – this is the place to start. This fantastic technique heals and prevents injury and reverses the effects of aging and active living with very simple, low-impact moves that you can literally do in bed. On this easy […](image)



Naked Chanting Mantra 8: Aum: OM

Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:55:54 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/130560425 (All levels) Teacher: Cat Noble Student: Collibrina This practice is good for getting in touch with intuition and minimizing stress. In this video, we will scratch the surface of the origin, meaning and use of the simple seed syllable Aum (also commonly spelled Om), a common opening and closing chant in yoga classes […](image)



Naked Chanting Mantra 7: Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:54:11 +0000

Full-Video: https://vimeo.com/129901727 (All levels) Teacher: Cat Noble Student: Collibrina This practice is good for people trying to let go of negative emotion or selfishness. In this video, we will explore a mantra wishing happiness upon all beings. Practicing compassion for others in turn promotes feelings of well-being in one’s self and sets the mind up […](image)



Naked Beginner Pilates 2: Leg Circles (52B)

Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:01:35 +0000

TRAILER: vimeo.com/95479301 Teacher: Skye Student: Collibrina In this video I show leg circles.  I show single and double leg circles and how they can be beneficial for the joints and spine. Being nude helps me to show the movement more precisely. NYV0052B(image)



Naked Beginner Pilates 1: Half and Full Roll Up (52A)

Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20:20:41 +0000

TRAILER: vimeo.com/94621434/ Teacher: Skye, Student: Student: Collibrina The half roll up and full roll up are essential for fluid movement in the spine.  In this Video I break down the specific steps movements. The “C” Curve is established in the body here.  This video makes it easier for the viewer to learn by getting a good feel […](image)



Naked Step Dance 9: Choreography B (Level: Advanced Beginner) -48D

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:20:52 +0000

(Level: Advanced Beginner) FULL VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/93654894   Teacher: Skye, Student: Wara Step Dance is a high energy, dynamic and specific form of dance.  Its takes tremendous effort on the body and mind, but is loads of fun and you can add so many dance forms into it.  In this video I added a bit of street jazz […](image)



Naked Step Dance 8: Choreography A (Level: Advanced Beginner) -48C

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:49:20 +0000

(Level: Advanced Beginner) FULL VIDEO: vimeo.com/91678699 Teacher: Skye, Student: Wara Step Dance is a high energy, dynamic and specific form of dance. Its takes tremendous effort on the body and mind, but is loads of fun and you can add so many dance forms into it. In this video I added a bit of tap, […](image)



Naked Step Dance 7: Combo B (Level: Advanced Beginner) -0048B

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:29:07 +0000

Full Video: vimeo.com/91678037 (Level: Advanced Beginner) Teacher: Skye, Student: Wara Step Dance is a high energy, dynamic and specific form of dance. Its takes tremendous effort on the body and mind, but is loads of fun. In this video Wara and I are learning a combo that has a variety of physical formations. It’s important […](image)



Naked Step Dance 6: Combo A (Level: Advanced Beginner) -48A

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:44:32 +0000

(Level: Advanced Beginner) Teacher: Skye, Student: Wara Step Dance is a high energy, dynamic and specific form of dance.  Its takes tremendous effort on the body and mind, but is loads of fun. in this video Wara and I are learning a combo that has all the step basics: clapping hands, stomping feet, using the […](image)



Naked Good Night Yoga 2: Evening Hatha Practice! (Beginner level) -50C

Sun, 15 Jun 2014 19:19:50 +0000

(Beginner level) Teacher: Gray Student: Collibrina In this video Gray leads Collibrina through a short Yoga practice designed for the end of the day.  The practice begins with Collibrina lying and slowing her breath and moves into gentle twisting, which is the main focus of this particular sequence.  Twisting poses can help release tension that […](image)



Naked Morning Yoga 2: Morning Hatha Practice! (Beginner level) -50B

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:25:34 +0000

(Beginner level) Teacher: Gray Student: Collibrina This beginner practice is designed for the start of the day, to warm the body and begin to energize it. Gray has Collibrina begin with attention on her breath and warming her body through Kapalabhati. This is followed by gentle movement before coming to a standing pose and easy Sun Salutations.  […](image)



Naked Yin Yoga 9: Beginning! (Level: All) -0050A

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:14:29 +0000

(Level: All) Teacher: Collibrina Teacher: Gray Student: Collibrina Yin Yoga works on the connective tissue in the body while most yoga practices affect the muscles.  It is a quiet, meditative practice in which poses are held for long periods to allow the tough connective tissue to slowly stretch.  In this practice Gray leads Collibrina through […](image)



Gentle Awakenings (Trailer) – 0049D

Sat, 24 May 2014 17:54:05 +0000

(Level: All) Cast: Collibrina This gentle Qigong inspired practice is an ideal practice for less than ideal days. This is a great practice to help reinvigorate the immune system without overtaxing the body. The practice is seated and is suitable for elderly and/or disabled practitioners. (NYV0049D) Click HERE (to see the full video).(image)



Simple Practice! (Level: All) -49A

Sun, 18 May 2014 02:10:18 +0000

(Level: All) Cast: Collibrina Collibrina is guided through a practice comprised of fundamental poses that are the foundation for a wide range of ashtanga based and vinyasa practices. The beginning practitioner can quickly become acquainted with the benefits of an asana practice by simply learning this sequence while a more advanced practitioner can use this […](image)



Naked Kirtan Yoga 2: Sun of Sound (Level: All) – 49C

Sun, 27 Apr 2014 16:45:05 +0000

(Level: All) Cast: Collibrina This practice explores integrating sound into a traditional hatha practice. Collibrina explores the use of sound in her meditation practice while also incorporating sound into her physical practice as such exploring the relationship between sound, breath and movement. (NYV0049C) Click HERE (to see the full video).(image)



Naked Heat Yoga 2: Heat Down! (Level: All) -0038

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:13:17 +0000

(All Levels) Teacher: Hope In this series we continue to explore a way to profit from the well acknowledged benefits of practicing gentle yoga asana in heat. This practice does not require any special equipment just a well heated bathroom, or if the bathroom isn’t naturally warm, a space which can be warmed mindfully using […](image)



Naked Kirtan Yoga 1: Yin of Sound! (Level: All) -0049B

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:39:11 +0000

(Level: All) Cast: Collibrina Like asana practice chanting is regarded as a pathway to activating the chakras, and bringing clarity to the practitioner. Collibrina is guided through a simple chant and a basic yin practice. Both practices are complementary to more widely known hatha based asana practices. (NYV0049B) Click HERE (to see the full video).(image)



Naked Heat Yoga 1: Heat Up! (Level: All): 0038

Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:17:22 +0000

(Level: All) In this series we explore a way to profit from the well acknowledged benefits of practicing gentle yoga asana in heat. Again this practice does not require any special equipment just a well heated bathroom, or if the bathroom isn’t naturally warm one which can be warmed mindfully using steam from the shower. […](image)



Naked Office Yoga 12: Yoga for Knee Pain (Level: Beginner)

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 02:22:44 +0000

(Level: Beginner) If we practice without mindfulness, the knees can suffer in yoga.  If you experience knee pain in daily life or during yoga practice, this gentle sequence will teach you to treat your knees with kindness as you gain the benefits of more vigorous variations.  Beginning in tadasana (mountain pose), we bring awareness to […](image)



Naked Office Yoga 11: Asana for Back Pain (Beginner level)

Tue, 24 Dec 2013 00:54:42 +0000

(Beginner level) Between commuting with heavy bags, sitting in a chair for much of the day, holding our arms in a fixed tying position, those of us who work a regular office job place a lot of strain on our spines, resulting in chronic back pain.  This series stretches and strengthens the spine, preventing future […](image)



Naked Office Yoga 10: Asana At Your Desk (Beginner level)

Sat, 21 Dec 2013 04:20:14 +0000

(Beginner level) Good news – you don’t even have to leave your desk to perform some simple yoga poses that will help relieve stress and fatigue.  Even if you’re pressed for time, you can still enjoy the benefits of a few moments of movement and self-awareness in the middle of your busy day.  All of […](image)



Naked Office Yoga 9: Shoulder Openers (Level: Beginner to intermediate)

Tue, 17 Dec 2013 04:28:11 +0000

(Level: Beginner to intermediate) In today’s world we are constantly using our computers and mobile devices, both of which promote a rounded upper back and closed shoulder girdle.  This series focuses on shoulder opening poses that open the heart as well, so with regular practice you’ll feel emotional benefits as well as physical ones.  We […](image)



Naked Office Yoga 8: Wrist Strengtheners (Level: Beginner)

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 02:08:17 +0000

(Level: Beginner) Continuing our series on preventing and healing work-related injuries, we will focus today on the wrists.  We counterbalance the repetitive stress from hours of tying or other repetitive motion with soothing wrist stretches.  Cat/Cow is performed with flipped palms, intensely opening tight muscles in the wrists and forearms. Click HERE (to see the […](image)



Naked Breakdance 6: Freestyle Battle! (Level: All)

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:10:15 +0000

(Level: All) Now that we have some dance moves, it’s time to use them. A great way to work through emotions is to use them to fuel your movements; if you’re having a great day or tough day, let it out! Having a CONVERSATION back-and-forth battle is also a great way to come up with […](image)



Naked Breakdance 5: An Intro to Popping (Level: Beginner)

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:28:38 +0000

(Level: Beginner) Popping is another street style, but is very different from break dancing. We will go over a few basic elements of popping- theory, IN hits, OUT hits, and wrist hits. This is very alien movement, so it may take a lot of practice to begin to feel all of these new muscle activations. […](image)



Naked Breakdance 4: Floor Moves (Level: Intermediate)

Sun, 24 Nov 2013 20:41:40 +0000

(Level: Intermediate) Break dancing- many of us picture big, explosive movements on the floor, flips, and other insane feats of strength. At the base of it all are FOUNDATION moves, and we will go over a few. If you haven’t watched the PREPARING FOR BREAK DANCING video yet, I strongly advise you to do so […](image)



Naked Breakdance 3: Top Rock (Level: Beginner)

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:31:56 +0000

(Level: Beginner) In this video we will go over a few basic standing moves that you can modify and make your own. We will focus on getting the FEEL of the dance right versus the LOOK. Once you get the FEELING, your own personal style will start to develop. Katie, the student, gives a lot […](image)



Naked Breakdance 2: Preparing for Break Dancing

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:40:29 +0000

(Level: All) In this video we will be focusing on how to prepare for break dancing. This is especially important if you have no experience with dance, but is a good reminder for everyone. Our wrists, elbows, ankles, and knees are prone to injury in break dancing, especially with floor moves; this is why it […](image)



Nude Taoist Yoga 8: Opening the Front Gate

Sat, 02 Nov 2013 18:07:50 +0000

Here we explore Opening the Front Gate & Expanded Warrior. A Taoist Yoga variation of Warrior one and warrior two of Hatha Yoga fused with Taoist intention and other movements. The idea is to learn how to develop effortlessness while cultivating the activation of the core (abdominal muscles) This sequence is both grounding, activating and […](image)



Nude Taoist Yoga 7: Taoist Squats (Level: Intermediate)

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:49:22 +0000

(Level: Intermediate) Here we go deeper into Taoist Yoga. The benefits of these movements can be felt immediately and really add up over time when practiced with discipline. Sinking the Chi : Here we gather the higher vibration chi (heavenly chi) a very healing Qi and we draw it down into the body.  Expanding your […](image)



Nude Taoist Yoga 6: Warm ups & Swinging (All Levels)

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 19:27:46 +0000

(All Levels) Here we work with two powerful methods for awakening & activating the bodies energy. They also serve to melt tension and create a sense of groundness and peace of mind. Swinging methods open & stimulate the spine and channels, to prepare for the cultivation of chi (life force). These theories are also explored. […](image)



Nude Taoist Yoga 5: Full Breath Method (Level: All)

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:33:08 +0000

(Level: All) Building upon the idea of the follower modifying the leader’s movements in the Echoing exercise, here will go a bit further. In Contrasting, we will aim to be the opposite of our partner. For example, if one person decides to do fast movement, the other does slow movement; if one is doing sharp, […](image)



Nude Yoga for Beauty 3: Pretty Feet (Level: Beginner)

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:23:57 +0000

(Level: Beginner) Especially for women who clomp around on hard pavement in high heels all day, the feet often become a source of pain and discomfort rather than a strong, healthy base for the whole body.  This sequence stretches and strengthens the feet, giving them some nice release from all the hard work we impose on […](image)



Nude Yoga for Beauty 2: Glowing Skin (Level: All)

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 19:43:42 +0000

(Level: All) At all ages, fresh and glowing skin is an unmistakable marker of health and beauty.  In this sequence, we will move into poses that stimulate blood flow to the face and neck, aiding circulation.  We begin with Anuloma Viloma breath to equalize the two halves of the brain and calm stress, as stress […](image)



Nude Yoga for Beauty 1: Fat Loss

Sun, 06 Oct 2013 15:10:12 +0000

(Level: Beginner-Intermediate) A strong, healthy body cuts across all different cultural ideals of beauty.  For those of us who have a mainly sedentary lifestyle, fat accumulation impedes us looking and and feeling our best.  A vigorous vinyasa flow practice engages the metabolism and Right-Sizes the body.  We begin this sequence with kapalabhati breath, which stimulates […](image)



Nude Facial Yoga (Level: All)

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:29:55 +0000

(Level: All) In this fun facial yoga sequence, we learn the exercises that people have been using for thousands of years before Nip and Tuck to keep their faces looking youthful.  Tap into the kid at heart, because we’re going to do funny faces like Lion’s Breath, Smiling Fish Face, and Temple Dancer Eyes, along […](image)



Naked DIY Yoga Props 5: Seated Sequence for Seniors

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:46:30 +0000

(Level: Absolute beginners) This very gentle sequence was designed for seniors, first-timers, or yogis recovering from injuries who desire the same benefits of stretching and detoxification that a vigorous practice provides. You will need a folding-type chair and access to a wall.  We warm up with half Sun Breaths and a shoulder opener, then use […](image)



Naked Partner Dance 7: Jumping Safely (Level: All)

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 02:05:58 +0000

(Level: All) In this video, we will go over how to jump safely, and also how to fall safely. My student, Katie, has very little dance experience and asked me how a dancer manages to jump so high and still land safely. I figured if she had this question, many viewers must wonder the same […](image)



Naked Partner Dance 6: Pulling (Level: All)

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 20:55:26 +0000

(Level: All) In this video, we will go over the contrasting idea to the PUSHING lifts; that is, we will see what happens when we instead pull against each other. We will start off testing the waters, and using very little of our weight to pull against our partner, and trying to create a balance […](image)



Naked Partner Dance 5: To Lift and Be Lifted (Level: All)

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:28:53 +0000

(Level: All) In this video, we will go over what is involved in a few basic lifts. We will cover how to be a stable BASE (or lifter), and how to make it easier to be lifted. Keep in mind that this exercise is focusing on PUSHING lifts; i.e., one person is “pushing” or giving […](image)



Naked Partner Dance 4: Point Of Connection (Level: All)

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 19:03:59 +0000

(Level: All) In this exercise, we will play with what happens when partners are connected at one point. For example, if you and your partner are connected at the foot, or the hip, or are arm-in-arm, how does that change your movements? Good things to keep in mind while doing this exercise are: how are […](image)



Naked Partner Dance 3: Contrasting (Level: All)

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 02:35:04 +0000

(Level: All) Building upon the idea of the follower modifying the leader’s movements in the Echoing exercise, here will go a bit further. In Contrasting, we will aim to be the opposite of our partner. For example, if one person decides to do fast movement, the other does slow movement; if one is doing sharp, […](image)



Naked Partner Dance 2: Echoing (Level: All)

Sat, 24 Aug 2013 23:03:26 +0000

(Level: All) After you and your partner grow comfortable with mirroring, and hopefully have a bit more insight into how the other moves, a great exercise is echoing. Instead of trying to move in exact unison (or, at the same time) as your partner, here the follower will aim to allow them to finish a […](image)



Naked Partner Dance 1: Mirroring (Level: All)

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:12:21 +0000

(Level: All) For this video series, we will be going over different ways to explore movement with a partner. I highly recommend finding a friend who you are comfortable with, since it takes good communication and trust to effectively do these exercises. A great way to see how you naturally dance and how your partner […](image)



Naked Modern Dance 6: Imagery and Visualization (Level: All)

Sat, 17 Aug 2013 19:41:28 +0000

(Level: All) A great way to challenge ourselves is to use this exercise. I will say a few phrases, and then come up with a few interpretations of my own. Try to think of different movements that could illustrate these phrases before watching the video: FLOWER BLOOMING, SNAKE ATTACKING, BREEZE BLOWING THROUGH TREES, CAT RELAXING; […](image)



Naked Modern Dance 5: Quick/ Slow (Level: All)

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:35:39 +0000

(Level: All) Now that we have gone over many different concepts- balance, momentum, pointing/flexing, expanding/contracting- we will go over yet another important concept- speed. When we speak, in order to engage the listener and highlight certain words and phrases, we change the speed and the tone of our voice; in this way we can approach […](image)



Naked Modern Dance 4: Expand/ Contract (Level: All)

Sun, 28 Jul 2013 17:38:09 +0000

(Level: All) Building upon our knowledge so far, we will use the contrasting concepts of expanding and contracting in this video through a modern dance approach. Another way to think of this is opening and closing. When we breathe in, our chest naturally expands; when we exhale, our chest naturally contracts. We will build upon […](image)



Naked Modern Dance 3: Using Gravity to our Advantage (Level: All)

Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:05:58 +0000

(Level: All) Gravity can truly be our best friend when it comes to dance. In this video, we will go over a few exercises and movements to practice in order to discover how to use our weight to build momentum and put power behind our movements. This video is geared for people of all levels, […](image)



Naked Modern Dance 2: Point/ Flex (Level: All)

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:20:21 +0000

(Level: All) Our feet play an important role in dance- they are often what connect our bodies to the floor, and define the gesture our legs make. Using a modern dance approach, we will explore how pointing and flexing our feet feel and look different, and go over different exercises to strengthen our feet. It […](image)



Naked Modern Dance 1: Building Better Balance (All Levels) 

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:13:48 +0000

(All Levels)  In this video, we will go over different methods to find or improve your balance in dance with a modern dance approach. Breathing and core strength are crucial to proper balance, so we will explore a few different ways to become more aware of our bodies. It is suggested that you have a […](image)



Naked Ballet Exercises 5: Ballet Stretches
 (All Levels)

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 01:26:21 +0000

(All Levels) 
In order to avoid injury and increase flexibility, it is a good idea to stretch before and after exercises. Here are a few exercises to start with, and over time can be built upon and added to. I chose to use a small towel to sit on while stretching, which is optional. Things […](image)



Naked Ballet Exercises 4 (Intermediate Levels)

Sat, 13 Jul 2013 01:29:40 +0000

(Intermediate Levels) Another move that builds upon the basic tendu is ronde de jambe, or AROUND THE NECK. In short, the focus is to maintain proper posture and gently working on turning out while the working leg moves in a D shape. This exercise is very strenuous on the hips and knees, so it is […](image)



How-To Use Naked Yoga School Videos (Naked Yoga School)

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:13:56 +0000

(Absolute Beginner) Whether you’re brand new to the Naked Yoga School or an veteran, this video provides some useful tips and tricks for maximizing your Naked Yoga experience. We will show how to create a sacred space and where to place your computer and props so that you can relax into the benefits of Naked […](image)



Naked Ballet Exercises 3 (Naked Yoga School)

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 00:31:56 +0000

(
Level: Intermediate)
 Building upon tendus, we will add a new movement- degage, which means to disengage. This is a tendu where the toes leave the floor, as opposed to a tendu where the working leg stays in contact with the floor at all times. We will also build upon plies, or a bend of the […](image)



Naked Ballet Exercises 2 (Naked Yoga School)

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 03:58:57 +0000

(
Level: Intermediate)  
In this video, we will go over a few ballet concepts that focus on strengthening and building better technique and balance, namely plies and tendus. A plie, or bend of the knees, is a building block of ballet; plies are used to initiate and terminate many movements. Tendus are a brush against the […](image)



Naked Ballet Exercises 1: Arm and Leg Positions (Naked Yoga School)

Sat, 09 Mar 2013 05:19:56 +0000

(Level: Intermediate) In this brief video, we will go over a few concepts that are crucial to understanding ballet. We will go over the arm and leg positions, and proper posture. It is much more worthwhile to focus on doing a movement correctly to one’s best ability, rather than forcing turn-out or bigger movements. Start […](image)



Naked DIY Yoga Props 4: Supported Wheel with a Stool (Naked Yoga School)

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 17:17:49 +0000

(Advanced & Intermediate Level) Wheel (Inverted Bow) is one of the most recognizable shapes in yoga.  Many of us rush into the pose, wanting to be able to tell ourselves that we can successfully take on the challenge.  But using an adjustable stool as a prop helps us learn patience and proper form.  Beginning with […](image)



Naked DIY Yoga Props 3: Deep Openers with a Necktie (Naked Yoga School)

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:46:04 +0000

(All Levels) Who knew that a necktie could be such a great yoga prop?  In today’s slow, stretchy class, we use a necktie to work deep into the muscles of inner and outer thigh and hamstring.  Next, grab a partner to assist you into the most relaxing bridge and downward dog variations you’ll ever experience.  […](image)



Naked DIY Yoga Props 2: Bringing the Floor to You with Books (Naked Yoga School)

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:02:31 +0000

(Intermediate Level) Standing twisted positions like reverse triangle and low lunge twists are detoxifying and strengthening, but the tricky alignment of the hips and shoulder can sabotage the pose.  In today’s class, we use four to six thick books in lieu of overpriced foam yoga blocks.  We will show you how to fix common alignment issues […](image)



Naked DIY Yoga Props 1: Strengthening Series with Tennis Ball Wrist Supports (Naked Yoga School)

Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:58:02 +0000

(All Levels) In yoga, we spend a lot of time bearing weight on our hands.  For beginners – and even for some advanced practitioners – that can translate to stiffness and soreness in the wrists.  During today’s class we learn a series of yoga-based exercises that will strengthen your core and improve your overall practice.  You […](image)



Naked Robotic Dance 14: Adding Robotics and Freestyle (Naked Yoga School)

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 13:04:43 +0000

(Intermediate) Now that we have come to an end of this series, we will find a way to combine all of the things we have learned- Cobra style, Waving, Snaking, Slow Motion- as well as adding in Robotics. If robotics is new to you, it is another street style that focuses on start/stop isolations in […](image)



Naked Robotic Dance 13: Slow Motion Meditation (Naked Yoga School)

Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:41:05 +0000

(All Levels) This is the simplest in terms of movement, but possibly the most challenging exercise in this series. The Slow Motion dance style is very unique, and reminds me of meditative walking present in many cultures. I recommend using a yoga mat, or setting an “end” point on any non-slippery surface about 6 feet […](image)



Naked Robotic Dance 12: Body Waves (Naked Yoga School)

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 06:01:03 +0000

(Intermediate Level) Now that we have learned waving for the arms and snaking, the next natural step is body waves! It is recommended that you use a yoga mat or other non-slippery surface to stand on. It is recommended that you watch the videos on waving arms and snaking before this video. There are many, […](image)



Naked Robotic Dance 11: Snaking Movement
 (Naked Yoga School)

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 17:20:26 +0000

(All Levels) 
Another continuous motion style is Snaking- you can visualize how a snake moves along leading with its head to understand where this style gets its name! It is recommended that you use a yoga mat or other non-slippery surface to stand on, and to start with smaller, controlled movements closer to your center […](image)



Naked Robotic Dance 10: Cobra Arms(Naked Yoga School)

Sat, 05 Jan 2013 23:57:12 +0000

(All levels)
 Building upon waving arms, we will add arm movements to cobra isolations of the torso and hips. It is recommended that you do not practice in front of a mirror, and that you use a yoga mat or other non-slippery surface to stand on. We will build up from natural movement, so it […](image)



Naked Robotic Dance 9: Waving Arms (Naked Yoga School)

Sun, 25 Nov 2012 18:20:31 +0000

(All Levels)  Using movements from another dance style in street dance, we will find other ways to move and become more aware of our bodies. We will focus on arm waves, and what is an “in” wave vs. an “out” wave, and how breathing comes into play. It is recommended that you do not practice […](image)



Naked Robotic Dance 8: Isolations in Cobra Style (Naked Yoga School)

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 19:12:00 +0000

(All Levels) In this series, we will be focusing on the beneficial aspects of certain dance moves; we will not be focusing on how we look when dancing, but rather how we feel. It is recommended that you do not watch yourself in a mirror, and that you use a yoga mat or other non-slippery surface […](image)



Naked Weight Loss Yoga 5: Compassionate Journey (Naked Yoga School)

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 17:16:52 +0000

(LEVEL: Beginners)  We begin with sun salutations to center ourselves and warm up. This is followed with core strengthening poses plow and shoulder stand. In addition to working the core these traditional poses work the endocrine system stimulating the necessary hormones to promote weight loss. These poses also ask us to come to terms with […](image)