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Use these seven yoga based poses to move, stretch and get energised, inspired by our collections. You can do each one on its own or all seven together in a 'yoga flow'.
Watch the video below as Tara Khoury (aka T-Yoga) guides you through a gentle family-friendly yoga flow inspired by animals and objects from our collections.
Get into some comfy clothes, find a nice, clear spot (making sure there's nothing nearby you could break or hurt yourself on) and try it out.
Which move is your favourite?
Pose one in our yoga flow is the Lotus pose, inspired by the Buddha Figure in the Grand Gallery.
This bronze figure made in Japan in the late 19th century shows the Buddha Amida seated cross-legged in an attitude of meditation.
Pose two in our yoga flow is Child's pose, inspired by the Hairy Armadillo in the Animal World gallery.
There are two Armadillos to find in the Animal World gallery - this Hairy Armadillo from South America, and a Three Banded Armadillo, which has curled into a little ball.
Pose three in our yoga flow is the snake pose, inspired by the Spitting Cobra in the Animal World gallery.
Spitting cobras are found in Africa and Asia. They spit venom to fight off predators and capture prey.
Pose four in our yoga flow is the Tiger pose, inspired by the Bengal Tiger in the Animal World gallery.
The Bengal Tiger is one of the biggest wild cats alive today. It is the national animal of both India and Bangladesh.
Pose five in our yoga flow is the Monkey pose, inspired by the Sumatran Orangutan.
A lot of our apes (like the Orangutan) and monkeys are on tour at the moment with our exhibition Monkey Business. You can still find many cheeky monkeys in the Animal World and Animal Senses galleries.
Pose six in our yoga flow is the Bridge pose, inspired by the famous Forth Bridge. You can find this poster on Level 1– in the corridor between the Explore and the Fashion and Style galleries.
This poster advertised the LNER East Coast rail route in the 1920s and 1930s.
Learn more about the Forth Bridge poster
Pose seven in our yoga flow is the Mountain pose, inspired by the Claymore Sword in the Kingdom of the Scots gallery.
This Scottish claymore is a two-handed Highland sword from the early 16th century.
Learn more about the Claymore Sword
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