Top Ten Yoga Influencers

With the season in full swing, many are turning to Instagram to find their fitspiration for Summer. But for the perfect Summer body, you need look no further than one perennial fitness favorite-yoga. From the core crazed to the body positive, these ten yogis prove that healthy looks good on everybody.


Colleen Saidman

With 43.5k followers, Colleen is an established member of the yoga community. She and her husband host retreats and workshops, and she’s published a book on her particular style of yoga.


Valerie Sagun

Valerie Sagun of Big Gal Yoga come in at 150k followers. Her colorful feed boasts posts filled with body positivity and tips.


Derrick Townsel

This former NFL player has a solid 100k following. His beautifully curated feed hosts photos of his retreats, travels, and workouts.


Rachel Brathen

Rachel Brathen is on the higher end of the list, with a whopping 2.1 million followers. Her account blew up along with her branded hashtag #yogaeverydamnday.


Michael James Wong

Michael James Wong runs the account “Boys of Yoga”, which brings in 29.6k followers. The feed shows photos of male identifying practitioners of yoga, in an attempt to break down the stereotype that it’s “unmanly”.


Laura Kasperzak

With a picture-perfect feed, Laura Kasperzak has 1.2 million followers. Her posts chronicle her life balancing yoga and motherhood.


Chelsea Jackson Roberts

Chelsea Jackson Roberts brings another shot of diversity to the list and has 45.2k followers. She is an outspoken advocate for diversity in the community and continued education.


Briohny Smyth and Dice Lida-Klein

Partners in work ad co-parents, Briohny and Dice run the yoga teacher training school Bryce.  Their 169k following strong account features their travels and family life.


Jessamyn Stanley

Another body positive yogini, Jessamyn Stanley comes in at 402k followers. One of the OG body positive yoga instagrammers, she rose to fame after interviews in Self Magazine and involvement in different campaigns for products like Kotex.


Caley Alyssa

Finally, yoga instructor Caley Alyssa rounds out the list with 103K followers. She transitioned to yoga after feeling unfulfilled in her job in finance, and now teaches retreats around the world.