Now that I know for certain what she had planned for the calendar, I really don't see what was so wrong with this type of picture. There's nothing vulgar about it and for the pose she proposed, her back was going to be covered in a creepy makeup job.
I've gone down 2 dress sizes and lost 20 lbs. It's an incredible workout and a lot of fun - really has toned my muscles. And now I'm taking classes twice a week it was so much fun and such good exercise.