Although society has become more tolerant and accepting of nude recreation, we still have a long way to go in educating the public regarding the wholesomeness of our choice of nudity, AANR strives to distinguish between attire and behavior. Nudity, as we espouse it, is the enjoyment of the freedom of being without clothes. There are a wide range of various types of nudist resorts and clubs affiliated with AANR that are as individual as their members and visitors. Together We Can Grow Naturism "Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Membership in The Naturist Society offers an opportunity to learn more about the fascinating world of naturism, its history and philosophy right along with the challenges and opportunities. Find your place in the sun and celebrate! For over 80 years AANR has espoused the benefits of wholesome nude family recreation.
In , the Naturist Society was formed in the U. It's a natural way of living. A subscription to N magazine is just one of the many benefits you will receive when you join TNS. With the crumbling of the ancient civilizations and the emergence of a new religion which stressed the sinfulness of sensuality, Europe entered the dark ages of body shame. The term naturist means different things to different people. Which, I actually find very interesting, since you'd think that Hollywood of all places! We are not only battling to keep naturist ideals alive for future generations, but like you we are also fighting a downturn in the economy, and subsequently, membership dollars.
AANR | Nudist | American Association for Nude Recreation
I'm always delighted and impressed by its breadth and depth. There were progressive thinkers, such as Benjamin Franklin and Henry David Thoreau, who saw health benefit in their daily naked walks, or "air baths," but they were the minority. However, he gets caught up in Hollywood's over-sexualized and demonized version of nudism, and has to fight to maintain his vision and his sanity in a world that won't accept that being different does not mean being wrong. To them the body was truly a work of divinity to be admired in its entirety.
The Naturist Society
Description: There were progressive thinkers, such as Benjamin Franklin and Henry David Thoreau, who saw health benefit in their daily naked walks, or "air baths," but they were the minority. Promoting a culture of body acceptance through clothing-optional recreation, education, and community outreach. Proof of current enrollment must be supplied to AANR Upon submission of your membership application our staff will email instructions for supplying documentation. Naturists are featured at play and at work, but it's the travel articles that fill most of the pages! With the crumbling of the ancient civilizations and the emergence of a new religion which stressed the sinfulness of sensuality, Europe entered the dark ages of body shame.