For some Yoga practitioners, the body is sacred and should not be defiled. For others, the skin is just a blank canvas, making it possible to display thoughts, texts, and deities that inspire and inform your practice.
These works, performed on shoulders, chest, arms and legs can be "hidden" during a work day, as is done by many. But when practicing yoga in many cases, the clothes are gone, and the tattoos are displayed.
THE New York Times He created a gallery with several tattooed yoga practitioners. Check it out below:
CAROL TESSITORE, 32
The peacock that covers the left side of Carol's back is a way of representing her personality, at times being displayed and also heated. Carol is a vinyasa practitioner who says her tattoo took more than 25 hours to make, costing over $ 2,000.
LULA TRAINOR, 28:
Trainor, who currently practices Anusara for his universal alignment principles was 19 when heacting of a lotus flower in your chest. She was attracted to the symbol as it is born in dirty waters and emerges in the light, which pleased her.