A podcast about naturism for naturists (nudism and nudists to some people) While we obviously cover issues related to nudity, naturism is about much more than being naked so we cover topics related to self-esteem, body-image, body-acceptance, and living in a more natural way.
Introducing Naked Age, a historical audio series exploring uncommon stories and profiling unique people who have gone to extraordinary lengths to live a nude life. In this episode we meet the extraordinary Lora Boswell, a lifelong nudist and one time owner of California’s Lupin Lodge with a distinct point of view on nudity.
Getting media coverage is very easy for naturists. Journalists love to expose us because it gets great ratings and lots of clicks. For naturism it provides a lot of great publicity. But many naturists are leery to speak to the media because they're afraid to look bad. In this episode we consider who/what is the media and review strategies for dealing with journalists.
Having a naturist day at a waterpark seems natural but the logistics are complicated. We hear three stories, from the UK, United States, and Canada, about renting waterparks with differing levels of success.
Naturists are constantly censored in social media. Naturism itself gets lumped in with pornography despite the fact that Naturists oppose it, fight for body acceptance, against hypersexualization, and are trying to stop the objectification of the naked form. Yet social media censorship is increasing. "Community Standards" are ethnocentric, vague, and inconsistently applied. There seems to be one set of rules for celebrities...
What if you grew up hearing that your great, great, grandfather was known as Rudy The Nudie? That is exactly the experience of Evan Nix who was intrigued enough to start doing some research. He tells us the story of Rudolph Johnson who was a prominent nudist and president of the American Sunbathing Association (ASA and today known as AANR) in 1950-51. You will hear how his research took him from mere curiosity to active naturist pa...
Many people are under the impression that those who live in Scandinavian countries are very comfortable with nudity. Yet Jan Dalchow, a Norwegian film director, felt enough body shame that he created a documentary about it. In this episode he shares with us how his investigation into why he is ashamed of his own naked body resulted in a film. His journey took him through Europe and the west coast of North America where he learned a...
One of the great things about the naturist community is that we meet a variety of interesting characters. Tim Chizmar interviews two very different women in California. Trista Robinson is a well known actor who recounts her first nude scene. Rocky is a personal trainer and longtime nudist beach bum from Blacks Beach in San Diego.
While people have often complained about gender imbalance in naturism due to single men, Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park seems to be attracting a lot of single women. We interviewed 7 of them to find out why they like it.
Practicing Yoga nude has become so common that it can be found in many major cities. It seems that yoga and body acceptance are a natural combination. Tim Chizmar interviews Sarah-Jane, better known as the Naked Yogi, about her relatively recent journey into teaching nude yoga online, her views on body acceptance, the reactions she … Continue reading The Naked Yogi
We visit the town of Zipolite in Mexico during the Festival Nudista 2020 and catch up with our friends Nick and Lins (Naked Wanderings) and Hector and Andrea.We also announce the launch of our Patreon fundraiser. Please support The Naturist Living Show! Links to items mentioned in the show: Our Patreon Fundraiser Naked Wanderings Hector … Continue reading Festival Nudista Zipolite
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Cynthia and Rolf Holbach discuss starting and running a naturist B&B as well as a naturist club in Southern California with Tim Chizmar. Links to items mentioned in the show: Southern California Naturist Association SCNA SCNA on Facebook Clothing Optional Home Network Arroyo del Sol Listing on COHN – Arroyo del Sol Facebook San Diego’s … Continue reading Naturist B&B
In 1927 Maurice Parmelee wrote “it is of great importance for gymnosophy that race prejudice disappear entirely, or be reduced to the lowest possible minimum.” He would certainly be disappointed by the persistence of systemic racism nearly a century later. We discuss being Black in Naturism with Gregory Jean Louis, a passionate listener; Shirley Mason, … Continue reading Black Naturists
Chrissy and Dave are interviewed by Tim Chizmar about their nude wedding on Black’s Beach in California. Links to items mentioned in the show: Scott Cline’s The New Nudist Podcast The New Nudist Podcast – interview with Stéphane Deschênes De Anza Springs Resort Disneyland Club 33 Glen Eden Sun Club AANR, American Association For Nude … Continue reading Nude Wedding
In just about a year, Just Naked has gained a tremendous amount of success both in real life and online. Adam Schwietert, one of the founders, tells us how they did it, what they’re doing now, and why they’re doing it. Links to items mentioned in the show: Just Naked Website Just Naked Instagram Just … Continue reading Just Naked
Tim Chizmar interviews Julie D. Mayo, co-founder of the Las Vegas Bares; a non-landed club that organizes activities such as hiking, kayaking, swims, and more. Links to items mentioned in the show: Las Vegas Bares Las Vegas Bares Facebook Glen Eden Sun Club Access Possibilities Clothing Optional Home Network Aenal Manoa in Costa Rica Photo: … Continue reading Las Vegas Bares
Musicians who fight for body acceptance while making music; we chat with Dario Western of Laissez Fayre in Australia as well as Millie and Mie of The SoapGirls in South Africa. We also share some listener statistics and respond to voicemails. Links to items mentioned in the show: Calgary Nude Recreation Recreational Naturist vs Ethical … Continue reading The Nude Music
What is The Naturist Living Show? In this 90 second trailer we briefly describe who we are, what we have been doing since 2008, and why we are producing this podcast.
Our correspondent, Tim Chizmar, interviews Corky Stanton, the founder of what may be the oldest naturist/nudist video website: ClothesFree.com. They discuss the beginning and, with Philip Fayne, they outline its future. Listen carefully to get a special promo code for clothesfree.com. Links to items mentioned in the show: The Naturist Living Show on Spotify Clothes … Continue reading ClothesFree dot com
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For some people, naturism can be a form of therapy. It can be so transformative that it changes your life. Madeline shares her very personal story of being saved by her experience. Links to items mentioned in the show: Working at Bare Oaks Ethical Naturism Photo: Madeline and Stéphane at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park … Continue reading Nude Beginnings
Tim Chizmar and Kayla Rae attends the Puppetry of the Penis show, a.k.a. the “art of genital origami”, in Las Vegas and interview the performers: Jamie Morris and Robert Ryan. Links to items mentioned in the show: Puppetry of the Penis International Site Puppetry of the Penis Show in Las Vegas Erotic Heritage Museum in … Continue reading Puppetry of the Penis
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