Types of naturism There are many types of people that practice naturism. Naturism lovers see themselves as many different categories as many of these are influenced by their origin. Individual naturism would be the most common practiced type with many living their life practicing naturism indoors and around their home and garden. Social naturism is very common and shouldn't be confused at times with the swinging lifestyle. Many nudists maybe swingers it doesn't make them a naturist as naturism lovers are not swingers they love the earth . Naturism groups or are looking for friends to share their lifestyles with whilst swingers are looking for sex. Social naturism is visiting events or facilities that embrace the nudist lifestyle. Many naturism resorts will have a clothing optional rule. Beaches are the most common destination for naturism lovers.