5 Animals Who Love Yoga As Much As You Do

Readers share proof that animals love yoga, too.

  • “I saw this Cat-Cow combination during a trip to Woodstock, Vermont. When you practice yoga regularly, you may start to see yoga reminders in unusual places.” —Sarah Deutsch, Arlington, Virginia


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  • “Any time I practice yoga, my dog, Nahla, tries to join in. She loves to jump on the mat to stretch.” —Jeremy Huckins Portland, Oregon


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  • “When my wife, daughter, and I saw this turtle, we thought it was a sculpture. But after a few minutes, it moved and then resumed its Upward Turtle Pose.” —Al Dorner, Yorktown, Virginia

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  • “We were delighted to see this penguin in Cape Town, South Africa, join us and mimic our poses.” —Rachel Bates and Helen Leher, Boynton Beach, Florida

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  • “I’ve created a yoga and meditation space in my home that’s filled with things I love, including my white betta fish, Whisper. It seems that Whisper also enjoys doing some morning asana.” —Tammie Jones, Redding, California

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