Topless Woman Meditates While 12,000 Bees Cover Her Torso

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Sara Mapelli is a performance artist who is really dedicated to her craft. As she steps into the garden, barefoot and topless (a pretty bold move in and of itself), she allows 12,000 bees to create a "bee blouse" for her.

She wears the "bee blouse" for up to two hours at a time as part of her art/meditation process. Of course, she's been stung a bunch of times, she isn't bothered by it. In fact, she considers it a "gift" from the bees because she says it was an area that needed attention and they were generous enough to provide it.

Um, that's very generous of the bees and everything, but when the bottom of our foot needed a little bit of extra "attention" while we were lounging by the pool last summer, we would have been much happier with a foot massage.

"These 12,000 bees push with their powerful wings from each side of my body, I resist and then I let go and flow and move with them," she explains on her website. "It is a deep meditation and I feel the hive mind surround me, hold me, and expand my body on a cellular level. I am a healer, dancer, artist, builder of structures and bee keeper."

That's great that she can just go with the flow. Meanwhile, a bee comes within four feet of us and we're like:

Hey, whatever makes her long as she does it far, far away from us. On that note, we're sure you're super cool and everything, Sara, but we're afraid you wouldn't be on our list of lunch invitees:

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