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Kathryn Budig

Dear Ms. Budig, I’m writing in response to your recent blog post, Color the World, in which you share the “venomous” rejection of you as the face of body positivity and call it an act of bullying. While I, nor the Yoga and Body Image Coalition I co-founded, wrote the post you were referring to, [...]


In all this nakedness, lest we forget who’s selling what. Do you buy it?

There’s been a lot of commotion over Equinox’s sexy yoga ad featuring the talented Briohny Smyth. Not shy of controversy herself or getting paid for baring her yoga-toned body in an ad, prominent and pretty yogi Kathryn Budig offers another point of view, via HuffPo – that not of the advertiser, but of the subject.


Even more commentary on the commercialization of yoga and nudie booties in ads, with a dash of spiritual enterprising. From the Guardian UK: Does all this fuss over yoga and sex reflect the enduring strength of American puritanism and prudishness? Are critics merely jealous killjoys? Supporters of Budig and the new nudity trend in yoga [...]


Good grief! Have we really overlooked the official Yoga Journal response to sexyogaadgate? Apparently! Amidst all the commotion last week, Editor in Chief Kaitlin Quistgaard quietly posted a response to the hubbub on the YJ blogs. Yes, yes everyone’s tired of the conversation…tough! We’ve heard from everyone else, even you! (see poll), and insist you at least [...]


Have you heard all the ruckus about sexy naked yoga ads? It’s a fracas of bodily proportions! The debate’s been raging for a week, so if you’re sick and tired of it by now we understand. Who wants to talk about body image, sexuality and yoga? Ptew! What started as a murmur was brought to [...]