Following Top LA-Based Yogis On Instagram

by Charlene Flanagan

Need inspiration? We've got a new one coming every week with fitness stars on Instagram sending some great tips and tutorials your way. Following the lead of Fit Body Guide creator Anna Victoria, plus-size yoga goddess Jessamyn Stanley, and body positive diva Kayla Itsines are these five yogis.

With homeground advantage (all based out of LA), we recommend you track their Insta-feed for diet tips and workout routines that are relatable, recipes that make use of local produce, and class schedules in the city where you can experience their technique first-hand. Are you ready for them?

Mandy Vazquez @mandymartini

This gorgeous brunette has close to 45k followers, and for good reason! Scroll through her feed and you’ll find yourself enthralled by gravity-defying poses, picturesque sandy beach landscapes, and some delicious grub from the farmer's market. For weight-loss smoothie recipes or to know where to sign up for her next class, keep a close eye on her feed, yogis. 

Sean Gray @seangrayyoga

Scroll though his account and you’ll instantly be able to connect the dots on why this man has made it to our list. The yogi is a thrill-seeking adventure sports enthusiast (water babies will love him) and is pretty much drop dead gorgeous—basically, he's the complete package. He teaches a free class every Sunday at Patagonia, Santa Monica, so why not go and check him out in the flesh?

PS: Bring your Lululemons; this man's their brand ambassador so it might help you score some bonus points with the teach :)

Molly O’Neill @mollyoneillyoga

For those who want more than just weight loss from there yoga practice, let Molly O’Neill lead the way. With a spiritual side and meditative approach to her sessions, this Insta account ticks the Wellness box as well, and can help you connect with yoga on a deeper level. She hosts targeted workshops (want to perfect your inversions?) and gives inspirational talks so get on her Insta schedule already!

Mia Togo @miatogo

This yoga teacher and life coach is still relatively new to Instagram but has already charmed over thousands with her 'real girl' tales. More than just about fitness, you'll find snapshots of her family life interspersed with some doggie yoga, workout routines, and Vinyasa style yoga posts that are all about making you feel young and not just look younger. We're loving her philosophy of deep healing with an inner cleanse to complete your transformation.

Carolina Goldberg @carolinagoldbergyoga

A vegan who shares her food recipes, Calorina Goldberg is famous for her detox seminars and tailormade yoga classes for expecting mothers. Teaching over 20 hours of yoga a week at various studios and locations, her sessions are great for strength building and she takes into account any injuries or ailments when prescribing modifications of the standard poses. Could you really ask for more?

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