Naturist Living Show
Summary: The Naturist Living Show presents topics related to naturism and discusses issues of interest to naturists. (nudism/nudist in some countries) Naturism is more than just taking your clothes off. It is a life philosophy with physical, psychological, environmental, social and moral benefits. The podcast is produced by Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park in Ontario, Canada.
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Thea Fitz-James discusses her one-woman play Naked Ladies along with body issues, feminism, and the meaning of nudity. Your browser does not support the embedded player. Click on "Play Now" below instead. Links to items mentioned in the show: CBC's As It Happens - Interview with Thea Fitz-James (at the end of part 1)Naked Ladies playThea Fitz-JamesPhoto: Thea Fitz-James during a performance of Naked Ladies Play Now Episode XC
We catch up with Felicity Jones (from YNA, not the Rogue One actor!) to discuss gender and single men policies in naturism. Your browser does not support the embedded player. Click on "Play Now" below instead. Links to items mentioned in the show: YNA - Young Naturists AmericaFelicity's blog: Nudism, Gender and Single Male PoliciesFelicity's blog: The Nudism Gender Problem Part 2: Addressing HarassmentEpisode 20 - How Not to be CreepyBare Oaks Article - Make Friends in NaturismPhoto: Sitting by Lake Beamor at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park - PAR 2011 Play Now Episode LXXXIX
A visit to a naturist swim in Paris that is organized by the Association des Naturistes de Paris (ANP) three nights per week. There seems to be a resurgence of naturism in France with the participation of naturists in the Fête de l'humanité last summer, the announcement that Paris will at long-last have a naturist area, and the election a French representative at president of the International Naturist Federation. Your browser does not support the embeded player. Click on "Play Now" below instead. Links to items mentioned in the show: Naturists attend the Fête de l'Humanité in FranceParis approves plan for a naturist areaAssociation des Naturistes de ParisPiscine Roger Le GallPhoto: A swim night at the Piscine Roger Le Gall in Paris organized by the ANP. Play Now Episode LXXXVIII
We chat with a group of regular visitors who prefer to visit Bare Oaks only in winter. Their activities include dousing themselves with water while nude in sub-zero weather and ice skating, also nude, on our frozen lake. Your browser does not support the embeded player. Click on "Play Now" below instead. Photo: Bare Oaks members skating in January 2016 Play Now Episode LXXXVII
Thirteen artists talk about their experience at the 2016 Naked State Art Residency held at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park. (Part 2 of 2) Your browser does not support the embeded player. Click on "Play Now" below instead. Links to items mentioned in the show: Naked State Part 1 on the Naturist Living ShowNaked State websiteJay Whitehead's websiteNatalie Wardle's websiteMatt Hamon's websitePhilippa Hajdu's websiteDavid Frankovich's websiteJim Maunder's websiteKelly Rose Hammond's websiteAlessandor Rachael's websiteMary Skrenta's websiteBrian Lynn's websiteMicol Hebron's websiteAlexandra Bischoff's websiteJohannes Zits' websitePhoto: Naked State Artists at Bare Oaks Play Now Episode LXXXVI
Teresa Ascencao talks about Arts Unfold's first Naked State Art Residency. In August 2016, thirteen artists from Australia, Finland, England, and across Canada and the USA spent a week creating artworks that explore the nude human body in context of nature, culture and art. (Part 1 of 2) Your browser does not support the embeded player. Click on "Play Now" below instead. Links to items mentioned in the show: Arts UnfoldNaked StateTeresa AscencaoPhoto: Teresa Ascencao during Naked State 2016 - by Matt Hamon Play Now Episode LXXXV
An interview with Emma James (best known as Socks Off on Twitter) who was one of 3,000 people who participated in the Spencer Tunick installation organised on July 9th by the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, UK. Your browser does not support the embeded player. Click on "Play Now" below instead. Links to items mentioned in the show: Spencer Tunick's websiteSea of Hull Event websitePhotos of the event from TheGuardian.com City of HullFerens Art GalleryEmma James on TwitterPhoto: Emma James with Rod, a fellow naturist Play Now Episode LXXXIV
An interview with Sarah Schrank, associate professor of history at California State University, Long Beach, about her article on the architecture of nudism. Her article is as much a history of the nudist/naturist movement and the way its ideas and how it is practiced have changed over time. Links to items mentioned in the show: Schrank, Sarah. "Naked Houses: The Architecture of Nudism and the Rethinking of the American Suburbs." Journal of Urban History (2012): 0096144211434988. Photo: The Mason Family's backyard from "The Private Life of a Nudist Family" in Nude Living Magazine #2, 1961. Play Now Episode LXXXIII
An update about the future of the Naturist Living Show. And some reader comments! To summarize: The show will now benefits from the volunteer help of Sean Mitchell. There will be more regular episode although they may not be exactly on a monthly schedule. As well, we will limit the shows to a single topic which means that episodes may be shorter but more frequent. Links to items mentioned in the show: Course on Public Nudity at the University of TorontoStéphane's resignation from the INF Central Committee published by the Naturist Action GroupCamping in Ontario - listing for Bare Oaks Family Naturist ParkDisney Parks' MagicBand systemEpisode 55 – Marketing naturismAEC Daily Inc. - continuing education for architect, engineers, interior designers, and other construction professionalsStéphane's Linkedin profilePhoto: Naturist Living Show host Stéphane Deschênes in his recording studio, April 2015. Play Now Episode LXXXII Note: this episode is correctly numbered but, with the publication of this episode, the last 4 episodes have been renumbered to be 78-81 because there were two episodes numbered 77.
An interview with Morley Schloss who tells us about Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort. Recorded in February 2015 just before the start of the annual mid-winter naturist festival. Links to items mentioned in the show: Northeast Naturist FestivalEmpire Haven Nudist ParkEpisode 22, August 2010 - An interview with Morley SchlossThe official INF definition of naturism: the official report and YNA's articleSunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort2015 mid-Winter Naturist Festival at SunsportPhoto: Morley Schloss and Stéphane Deschênes at Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort, February 10, 2015. Play Now Episode LXXXI Note: this episode was originally incorrectly identified as episode 80.
Each year, Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park needs to hire a number of people for the summer - more every year because of the park's growth. At times, hiring the right people has been a challenge. We discuss the new and successful strategy used for the summer of 2015. Links to items mentioned in the show: Job page of Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park Photo: Front desk at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park Play Now Episode LXXX Note: this episode is incorrectly identified as episode 79 in the audio.
We discover the Tiki-Tomba group that brings fun, energy, talent and youth to the White Thorn Lodge Nude Volleyball Superbowl in Pennsylvania. Links to items mentioned in the show: Episode 77 - Volleyball Superbowl 45 at White Thorn Lodge Nude Volleyball SuperbowlWhite Thorn LodgeTiki-Tomba Twitter feedPhoto: Tiki-Tomba banner Play Now Episode LXXIX Note: this episode is incorrectly identified as episode 78 in the audio.
We attend the 45th annual nude volleyball superbowl at White Thorn Lodge in Pennsylvania. Links to items mentioned in the show: White Thorn LodgeEpisode 56 - Michele Rauter: A Pro Volleyball Player in the Naturist WorldEpisode 4 - Nude Volleyball Photo: Aerial Photo of the main area and some of the volleyball courts at White Thorn Lodge during the Nude Volleyball Superbowl Play Now Episode LXXVIII Note: this episode is incorrectly identified as episode 77 in the audio.
Lisa Brandt talks about her experience working at the Four Seasons Nudist Resort in the early 1980's and The Naked Truth, the book she wrote about it. Plus Darren from Australia, Felicity from YNA and more... Links to items mentioned in the show: Petition for a clothing-optional beach on Tybee IslandBill Nesc's recounts his experience at the Naked in the Gallery event on March 27th at THEMUSEUM in Kitchener, Ontario, CanadaCTV News report of the Naked in the Gallery event Lisa Brandt's websiteThe Naked Truth on AmazonEpisode 72, Interview with Hans and Lisa Stein Body Painting Day on KickstarterBody Painting Day official website Young Naturist America YNA Photo: Cover of The Naked Truth by Lisa Brandt Play Now Episode LXXVII
An interview with Virginia Eichhorn, the curator of Getting Naked, an exhibit of nude art from the Canadian Art Council Art Bank; most of which has never been publicly displayed because of society's discomfort with nudity. Plus Felicity and more... Links to items mentioned in the show: The B.E.A.C.H.E.S. Foundation InstituteSunsport Garden Family Naturist ResortCypress Cove Nudist Resort & SpaThe American Nudist Research Library (ANRL)Episode 50 - Interview about ANRLGetting Naked exhibition at THEMUSEUMCanada Council for the Arts - Art Bank Nude Art Nude event - March 27, 2015 - 7pm to 10pmYoung Naturist America YNAPhoto: Porcelain sculpture titled "Parian" (2007) by Gregory James Payce from the Art Bank and featured in the Getting Naked exhibit at THEMUSEUM. If it does not seem like nude art, look closer at the negative space between the two sculptures. Play Now Episode LXXVI