In Focus: Creative Yogis where Asana + Art Collide

Yoga Journal readers share the yoga they practice in front of public art.

Readers share the yoga they practice in front of public art. Want to be in an upcoming issue of Yoga Journal? Click here to find out more.

zeynep gurtin southbank london split

“This is the Southbank Centre in London. As an academic and yoga teacher, I divide my time between my books and my mat. For me, it’s the perfect split.”

–Zeynep Gurtin,
London, England

”I decided to practice in public for the first time in front of the beautiful murals that art students had painted around Nassau. I had lots of onlookers, and some people joined in.”

–Alexandra Kaufmann-Fox, Nassau, Bahamas

cassandra jersey seated

“I participated in a project called Yo-Graffiti, in which students from Yoga in the Heights studio explored graffiti art around Jersey City and Hoboken as inspiration for their practice.”

–Cassandra Bakke,
Jersey City, New Jersey

“I believe in a loving creator and feel that ‘love’ is the single most powerful word that can heal. When I found this sculpture, I had to capture an offering.”

–Ali Jafri,
New York City

erin motz florida handstand

“It took me about 10 attempts to nail a Handstand while in Nice, France, on the French Riviera. It’s where the wine never stops and the views are to die for—
a perfect spot.”

–Erin Motz (@erinmotz),
Tampa, Florida; guest pinner for @YogaJournal on Pinterest

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