One With Nature: Readers Share Their National Park Yoga Poses

Yoga Journal readers share the yoga they practice in national parks.

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Readers share the yoga they practice in national parks.

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Dulce Ruby Peralta

yoga pose national park

Avondale, Arizona

“Soaking in the Arizona desert’s glorious beauty, I sat here for awhile, meditating and absorbing the Grand Canyon’s greatness.”

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Ali Thurner

yoga pose on mountain

Fresno, California

“My husband and I had our first date in Yosemite National Park, California, so it’s special to us. We share a love for nature, and I do yoga wherever we go.”

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Kris Brown

yoga pose outside

Oklahoma City

“Our last day in Capital Reef National Park, Utah, I felt inspired to kick off my shoes and connect with the earth. I’ve never felt more open and peaceful.”

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Lauren Pinkston

warrior 2 on mountain, Virabhadrasana II

Herndon, Virginia

“To me, yoga is all about connecting my breath with asana and nature. The top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine, felt like the perfect place to practice.”

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Sue DiOrio

mother daughter tree pose, vrksasana


“My daughter Katie Ann Sallada and I practiced Tree Pose during our days of exploration in Yellowstone, Wyoming.”

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