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18 Lessons From Celebs Doing Upside Down Yoga On Instagram

Celebrities are all about inverted yoga poses these days. (Meanwhile, I'm still struggling with Downward Dog.)

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1. Prop your phone up against the wall to capture the PERFECT mirror handstand selfie.

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Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, handstand.

2. Make sure to get your whole body in the frame.

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Bar Rafaeli, backbend.

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3. Location is everything. For instance, bodies of water add to the zen.

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So much zen.

Nina Dobrev, backbend.

4. And the right lighting can really set the mood.

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Naomi Campbell, headstand.

5. Certain combos can be killer. For example: Do it in a bikini, on a roof.

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Ellie Goulding, handstand.

6. Or do it in a bikini, on a beautiful beach.

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Gisele Bundchen, headstand.

7. Or do it in a bikini, on a boat.

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Naomi Campbell, backbend.

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8. Or do it in a bikini, in front of an astonishingly expensive car.

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Michelle Rodriguez, headstand.

9. Don't be afraid to use a doorframe for support.

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Hilaria Baldwin, handstand.

10. Or to ask a friend for help.

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What are friends for?

Bethenny Frankel, headstand.

11. Bring it indoors at night.

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Rosie Huntington-Whitely, handstand.

12. Share your outtakes!

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The struggle is real, and totally Instagrammable.

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, headstand.

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13. Use a baby as a prop.

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Hilaria Baldwin, backbend (with baby).

14. Or get a tot to cameo.

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Doutzen Kroes, headstand (with child).

15. Hang from the rafters for special effect.

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Troian Bellisario, backbend (aerial).

16. Wear a crop-top sweater for maximum bendiness.

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Ellie Goulding, backbend.

17. Or wear wedge sneakers for no obvious reason.

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(Just kidding. The obvious reason is that this looks awesome.)

Alessandra Ambrosio, handstand.

18. And don't forget to smile!

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Beyonce, backbend.

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