Nudism and Naturism

Nudism or Naturism by Young Naturists and Nudists America – YNA

Nudism or Naturism is one of the fastest growing forms of recreation in the United States today. Join the growing number of people who enjoy non sexual nude recreation and the nudist lifestyle. You don’t have to be a long time nudist or naturist to participate – all you need is to be comfortable in your own skin. Body image and body acceptance are an issue that seems to plague many in today’s society but we hope that with time people will find out that it is far more important who the person is rather than what they look like.

Nudists and Naturists from around the world enjoy being naked and there is nothing wrong with the nude body! We hope that as time goes by people will learn that people are people. We come in all shapes and sizes and believe that one should not be judged on how they look, what job they do or how much they make… people should be judged on the essence of who they truly are!

Exhibitionism vs. Nudism

| December 9, 2014 | 16 Comments

Exhibitionism and Nudism We all have seen those upsetting tweets and comments such as, “Why are nudists at a #nudebeach always people you don’t want to see naked?” My usual tweet back to them is something along the lines of “Nudists are not exhibitionists. If you visit a nude beach to look at people then …
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Review of Wilbur Hot Springs in California

| November 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

My Review of Wilbur Hot Springs Clothing Optional Spa / Resort in Northern California Last winter, Jordan and I managed to visit two different clothing-optional hot spring resorts near San Francisco. The first was Harbin Hot Springs, which I reviewed. During our stay at Harbin, we went to their little computer room, did some online …
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Nudist Kids and Discovering if Nudism is really Good for Children?

| May 20, 2012 | 20 Comments

Is Nudism Good for Children? Aren’t Kids Nudists Anyway? Nudist Kids – Is It True That Nudism Good for Children: Nudist Kids: Benjamin Spock, Ann Landers, and Abigail van Buren, all popular authorities on child-rearing and other matters, have often warned of the dangers of exposing children to nudity. Though their theories on the matter …
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Internet Pornography and Children – Jordan Rants!

| April 29, 2012 | 18 Comments

Jordan Shares His Concerns About Internet Pornography and Children Guest Blog by: Jordan Blum Issues Pertaining to Internet Pornography and Children Internet Pornography and Children – I watched a documentary recently called “The Price of Pleasure” that addressed issues the pertain to children and pornography. As you might predict, it was pretty upsetting. Just consider these statistics …
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Nipple Piercings In Nudist Resorts

| October 26, 2010 | 11 Comments

A friend told me about some controversy that took place at Rock Lodge this past summer that I felt was worth discussing. It all started a few years ago when the teenager daughter of a couple visited Rock Lodge, and to a few members’ dismay, she had nippl…

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Naked News Roundup: What We’re Reading This Week

| November 29, 2014 | 7 Comments

 The Latest Naked News and What We’re Reading This Week We’re experimenting with a new weekly column at YNA: Naked News Roundup. Here we will present links to the latest stories online about naturism, nudity, body image, events and more. We’ll curate this list based on our favorite stories and what we find most noteworthy. …
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AANR Nudist Clubs Ratings And Update On The Firing Of Bill Schroer

| November 23, 2014 | 48 Comments

Update On Beverly B. Price and Bill Schroer and AANR Nudist Club Ratings This post is by Jordan Blum Did Beverly Fire Bill Over The Issue Of AANR Nudist Clubs Ratings and The Possible Inclusion of Lifestyle Clubs? For those of you who have been following the story we wrote about: Beverly B. Price president of AANR Fired …
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How To Meet Nudists and Naturists In Your Area

| November 18, 2014 | 5 Comments

Aside From Nudist Clubs, How Do I Meet Nudists In My Area? At YNA, we hear this question quite often. This isn’t surprising. There are naturists spread out all over the U.S., and not everyone has a nude beach or nudist resort or club nearby. Even if they do, some can’t afford to join their …
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There Are No Real Nudist Dating Websites

| November 14, 2014 | 11 Comments

Don’t Get Scammed By “Nudist Dating” Websites As Nudie Lee pointed out in response to a nudist dating question, the internet can help anyone looking for that special person(s), including nudists. There are online dating sites galore, and many couples meet each other this way. The only caveat for nudists is that there are no …
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Interview with Serge Pavlovic: Legalizing Mpenjati Nude Beach in South Africa

| November 10, 2014 | 5 Comments

 Interview with Serge Pavlovic On Legalizing South Africa’s First Official Nude Beach – Mpenjati Nude Beach As many of you have likely heard already, South Africa recently got its first official, legal nude beach! It’s called Mpenjati Beach, which is located on the KwaZulu-Natal coast. This was a combined effort of the various naturist associations …
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