Yoga has undoubtedly taken over the internet, with post after post of yogis bending into mind-blowing positions and different shapes. These usually take place on a beach or somewhere beautiful, and a green juice is most likely somewhere close by. It’s a setting we are all too familiar with, yet are more than happy to look at time and time again because, “all those wanderlust fitness feels”, right?

Just one quick search on Instagram and you will see #yogaeverydamnday and #yogaeverywhere trending. From celebrities like Reese Witherspoon and Kate Hudson all being major fans, to your everyday girl-next-door yogi. Posting pictures of yoga poses has somehow creeped into our daily lives like a brisk walk around the park, and it’s perfect low-impact, core-focused practise is ideal for everybody, so go figure. Yoga never discriminates, and that’s one thing we are going to love about the ancient form of movement until the day we die.

Although yoga is becoming one of the more popular workout’s of choice (our friends at Third Space offer one of the best yoga class schedules in London, as well as Hot Yoga at their Tower Bridge club), there will always be a few poses we will have to leave to the professionals. So, to celebrate International Yoga Day, we look at the top yoga poses on Instagram and celebrate in awe.


The Partner
Grab yourself a willing partner and give this balancing and bending act a go.

 

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@cetincetintas

 

The Balancing Act
You need a partner for this one too, as you put your complete faith in them to hold you up as you balance.

 

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@swissacroyoga

 

The DAMN Straight
When you realise you never knew it was possible for legs to go that straight!

 

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@alisaobrivanova

 

The Stretch
Lifeguard seat optional.

 

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@karlatafra

The Infinity
They say that friends are for life – but yoga friends, well they are for infinity!

 

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@caleyalyssa

The One-Handed
Even guys are getting in on the yoga trend & with one handed strength plus ultimate core moves, it’s easy to make us feel a little bit uneasy!

 

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@andrew7sealy

 

The Ultimate Headstand
When the one and only Yoga Girl (aka Rachel Brathen) does a pose, we simply watch in awe.

 

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@yoga_girl

 

The Jump
Just in-case seated or standing yoga moves weren’t your cup of tea, why not try this mid-air one?

 

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@rivkayoga

 

We would love to see your best yoga poses (or attempts), so make sure you tag @ActiveinStyle on Instagram or Twitter and we can share the love. And while you’re at it, why not kit yourself out, ready for a yoga session in our fave brands.

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Amanda Bootes

Amanda Bootes is a part-time freelance writer on all things health, wellness, beauty and fashion. Residing in Kent, she is an Active in Style girl through and through. Sharing her love of fashion, fitness and discovering new products, she also maintains her weekly vlogging series on YouTube as well as writes for her very own blog. Be sure to check out her other pieces here and keep up with her wandering on Instagram or Twitter.