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ATTENTION: Nudity is not an invitation! Naked in Motion has a strict no-cruising policy. If you receive any unwanted messages from someone from our group, please let us know immediately so we can take the appropriate actions. Your privacy will be respected, and your comfort and safety are our priority. Please do not respond to senders of unwanted messages.

Naked in Motion offers Naked! Yoga and Pilates classes online as well as in Seattle and Boston and New York City to promote body-positivity and offer participants a unique experience of freedom. This meetup is specifically for our Boston classes and events. We hope to resume our Boston classes soon, please subscribe to our newsletter for updates!

We aim to provide safer, inclusive spaces where people can take a collective journey through fear towards self-discovery and empowerment. We’re starting a Naked! movement that challenges the status quo and enforces consent culture and feminist values. We’re challenging a society that views nakedness as shameful; media that celebrates only certain kinds of bodies; and a patriarchal culture that values whiteness, cisnormativity, and heteronormativity. We’re even redefining “nudity” by giving women and trans folk the option to wear bottoms in the name of equity (see our website for details). This isn’t your average nudist club; it’s a rebellious way of moving in the spirit of personal and social change.

Join the movement.

Your body, just as it is right now, is awesome and deserves care and love. Not the body you used to have or the one you hope to achieve, but the one you’re in right this moment. And if you are trying to change parts of your body, that’s okay too, but we think that change will happen most effectively with an attitude of self-compassion, rather than the typical self-judgement we often adopt when trying to meet “fitness goals” in this modern age of exercise fanaticism.

It is our hope that people will find our classes to be liberating experiences where they can shed their clothes, their worries about what they should look like, and the criticisms they face daily and open up their mind to the possibility of self-acceptance. We keep the lights on, literally, to encourage people to observe the body they brought with them to class, accept what they’re working with, and learn to love and appreciate it for all the ways in which it supports them.

NOTE: The RSVP's on Fetlife, Facebook & Meetup DO NOT reflect actual attendance. Most folks just come to class buying the ticket directly (link below) without bothering to RSVP online. To respect your privacy, you are not required to RSVP on any online or social platform. If you have any questions about the class, such as questions about the overall experience, gender ratio, or number of people who attend, please see our FAQ page on our website.

Please read our (updated) Community Rules:

Everyone MUST be an active, willing participant and at least 18 years old.

Naked! = Nudity is mandatory. We make accommodations for accessibility. For example, we recognize that people need different tools for managing menstruation. Having your period doesn’t necessitate wearing bottoms though; it’s okay if your tampon string shows or you leak on your mat. Participants may opt to use items such as binders, bottoms, or prosthetics to manage trauma or gender dysphoria. These examples are not an exhaustive list, so if you need accommodation, just talk to us.

Our goal in being Naked! is to practice self-compassion and body acceptance, which requires experiencing bodies as they are, and this can be challenging for many people. The purpose of accommodations is not to avoid this challenge but to remove obstacles that prevent engaging with it.

Our approach aims to lower barriers to participation for those whose everyday lives make it understandably more difficult to attend a nude event. Upholding our rules creates safer spaces both in and out of class, and we value everyone’s cooperation.

Consent: All physical contact must be consensual. We’ll provide a system for silently opting-out of adjustments during class. If you opt-in to adjustments, the instructor will ask for verbal consent before offering touch assistance. Know your boundaries! You can change your mind at any time, and anything less than an enthusiastic “yes” means “no.” Our consent policy applies to all situations, including physical contact that may seem appropriate in a clothed setting (e.g. hugs, moving through a crowd), so ask for permission before touching anyone before, during, and after class, even while clothed.

No Cruising: Please maintain the desexualized atmosphere of our classes. Nudity is not an invitation for personal advances. Don’t ask to meet up with people outside of class or make personal invitations to other events. If you'd like to publicize other events aligned with the NiM mission, speak to Willow directly. Also, please do not make comments about anyone’s body or appearance, including compliments that may seem benign (e.g. “your hair looks nice”). We’ll prioritize the experience of the recipient over the intention of a compliment, so err on the side of caution! This applies to live events and online platforms (e.g. Meetup, Patreon).

Be Respectful: We welcome all adults who abide by our rules and treat others with respect and kindness. Body-shaming or hateful comments of any kind will not be tolerated. Be aware of your gaze: it’s okay to look around if you get lost during the movement, but take care not to stare or focus intently on others.

Cell Phones: Cell phones are strictly prohibited while clothes are off, so please turn them OFF until the last person is clothed.

The Erection Question: Signs of arousal such as erections can be involuntary and not necessarily sexually inspired. If you have an erection during the movement, just ignore it, or take a resting pose if you prefer. If you exhibit signs of arousal while socializing after class, please put on clothing for the comfort of other participants. Any activities described as illicit, obscene, or sexual in nature are illegal and not permitted in our classes.

No Latecomers: Everyone is expected to be on time to hear the rules (even if you've heard them before). The instructor will close the entrance and place a sign on the door at the start of class. After this point, no further entry will be permitted, NO EXCEPTIONS, and we don't refund latecomers. Please DO NOT KNOCK or disrupt class in an attempt to gain late entry.

No Lingering: Following the conclusion of class, please exit the premises in a reasonable amount of time as directed by the instructor. Do not wait to be alone with an instructor or student after class.

Be Sober: Sobriety is mandatory. If you exhibit signs of intoxication, we may ask you to leave.

Responsible Use of Props: We strongly encourage you to bring your own mat and towel, but some of our studios have mats available to rent. If you rent a mat, YOU MUST BRING A TOWEL. Please do not let communal mats, props, or straps come into contact with your genitals. Be mindful: don’t sit on studio props, and put blankets or bolsters under your mat.

If you experience or witness a rule violation, please notify your teacher ASAP to help us identify people involved; you will remain anonymous. While we prefer to be notified in person, you can also email us at The instructor reserves the right to ask anyone to leave, and Naked in Motion management reserves the right to revoke further class privileges.

Want to support the Naked! mission? Check out our Patreon, which has online classes, Naked! yoga instructional videos, and more, and visit our merch store!

Looking for events in NYC? Check out our NiM NYC Meetup group!
Looking for events in Seattle? Check out our NiM Seattle Meetup group!