We know, we know, we’re supposed to “be present,” but we’d rather daydream about our next warm-weather getaway than shovel snow off our sidewalk or driveway. And when a whole crop of yogis starts posting Instagram pics of beachside yoga sessions, we’re even more inspired head down south for some downward dog. (Into fitness-fueled vacations? Check out these fun and affordable retreats.)
Can’t leave on a jet plane right this second? For a quick virtual vacation, take a moment out of your day and check out these 25 epic yoga photos we’ve been double-tapping in our feed. From handstands in Paris to warrior poses in Asia, the ‘grams will transport you, guaranteed.
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Wanna rock with Riva G? “Sitting here made me feel so small, but so connected to the earth,” the yogi writes of her moment of stillness near Bryce Canyon in southern Utah.
Warrior I in the land of the rising sun. BRB, leaving for Kyoto, Japan on the next flight.
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She might be the wife of a famous quarterback, but Gisele knows how to get in the zone, too. Can we score an invite to the family yoga sesh next time?
Aerial yoga reaches new heights in Moab, Utah. (Seriously kids, don’t try this at home — or on the road.)
Would you believe us if we told you that this yogi is a former NFL athlete? Check out his poses on the Santa Monica Pier. BYO fierce legwear.
The living looks pretty easy (and peaceful!) in this Hawaii state park. Caitlin Turner makes hand-to-big toe pose look pretty easy, too!
We can’t decide what’s more breathtaking — this acroyoga duo or the stunning temple in Jeju Islands, South Korea.
Handstands go international. We wouldn’t mind tagging along in his suitcase for inversions followed by Nutella crepes.
More picturesque than your standard yoga studio, no? Arches National Park looks like the perfect spot for some Warrior I.
Vacation is meant for turning your life upside down. Here, this dedicated yogi gets vertical in Joshua Tree, California.
It’s acroyoga, ninja-style. These ladies beat the heat with their gravity-defying moves by the sea.
Slippery rocks pose no challenge for this Seattle-based yogi. Thinking about the calming whoosh of that waterfall is making us more relaxed already.
Yoga goals: Forearm wheel, patterned leggings, and a reflection pool full of intention.
Jarkarta, Indonesia isn’t a bad place for a seated side stretch. Take us with you next time, Taylor Hark?
Maybe you’ve tried a partner exercise or two. But have you practiced acroyoga with sweeping views of Brazil next to you? Didn’t think so.
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone,” writes Carrie Torres, a daredevil yoga enthusiast who snapped this pic in Indonesia. Holy wheel, we hope that current wasn’t too strong!
So maybe you can’t jet off to your own private island. But if you’ve got a few inches of fresh pow in your ‘hood, you can still do your om thing in the great outdoors with…. snowga! (Yup, that’s snow yoga.)
Will ride for strength. Trainer and Cyc Fitness instructor Keoni Hudoba channels it all into this dancer’s pose in his native Hawaii.
Ancient lands call for epic Instagrams, including this sunset sun salutation in picturesque Greece. Now that’s a hip flexor stretch with a view!
A tree grows in… Australia! This former pole vaulter-turned fitness all-star soaks up the sun in Perth. Looking at this ‘gram, we can almost hear the calming waves of the ocean.
Kathryn Budig is flying as high as the clouds in this snap. Hope her passport’s tucked away safely…
No sleep ’til Brooklyn. For those that dream of urban escapes, feast your eyes on this talented duo practicing right under the Brooklyn Bridge.
“Hike down? Namast’ay up here.” This witty yogi is striking a pose in the Grand Canyon. Spotter, required.
What, you don’t do yoga on volcanic rock? Tara Stiles posted this “throwback” to a Hawaii vacation, and let’s just say she’s a tough act to follow. Clear skies, full hearts, can’t lose.