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Animals Doing Yoga (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 11/11/11 12:18 PM ET   Updated: 11/11/11 05:51 PM ET

It's no wonder that so many yoga poses are named after animals -- after all, they were doing yoga long before humans ever got on the bus.

Last year, Finnish bear Meta Penca was caught on camera practicing yoga. Soon after, the Internet was flooded with images of animals in yoga poses. Here's our animal-inspired yoga routine. These pets will make you laugh while motivating you to bring out your yoga mat and bust into your practice. Laughter yoga, anyone?

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  • Start Your Yoga Practice In Lotus Pose

  • Move Into Downward Facing Dog

  • Stretch Your Core With Modified Baby Pose

  • Things Get A Little Harder With Modified Boat Pose

  • Test Your Balance With Tree Pose

  • Go Back Into Downward Facing Dog

  • End Practice And Relax With Corpse Pose

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