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Naked, co-ed yoga classes aimed at helping people overcome body issues

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NEW YORK CITY — For some, the idea of participating in a group fitness class provides enough anxiety. But attending one naked? That’s just out of the question — for some.

Others on the other hand say it helps them overcome body insecurities.

The class is held in New York City, introduced by the aptly named Bold & Naked fitness studio.

“There are a lot of things that separate us in a normal yoga class, like what brand of yoga clothing you’re wearing or how you look when you’re wearing it,” Vanessa Kennedy, a naked yoga class attendee, told Reuters, according to the Daily Mail. “But when we’re naked, it’s like we’re all the same.”

Those who manage the studio say being naked isn’t always about sex. During their classes, “it’s about being comfortable in your own skin and the amazing confidence that comes with it.”

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