Wish you were here? Beyonce, Miranda Kerr and Lady Gaga share 'smug yoga' holiday selfies atop beaches, rocks and yachts

  • Beyonce celebrates her 33rd birthday in France by striking a tricky pose
  • Hilaria Baldwin takes time out from site seeing in Madrid for a bit of yoga 
  • Lady Gaga takes yoga selfies up a notch with her above-water balancing

It's bad enough when someone goes on holiday and fills your Instagram feed with photos showing off the incredible places where they are staying or eating.

But for models, actresses or singers to slip into a string bikini, twist their limbs into a flying lotus position and pose on a private beach with the wind in their hair, it's too much to bear.

In the latest and greatest way to show their worth, celebrities the world over are snapping what's been popularly dubbed 'smug yoga selfies'.

Gisele Bundchen is one of many celebrities posting such 'smug yoga selfies' while on holiday

Gisele Bundchen is one of many celebrities posting such 'smug yoga selfies' while on holiday

Whether in a pool, by the beach, on a yacht, these celebrities prove that there's always time to take a quick snap of your perfectly poised, distorted limbs in front of a scenic backdrop.

Jessica Michibata attempted to start a new trend - couples yoga - by getting her boyfriend in on the fitness action. 

And Hilaria Baldwin proved that even if you can't find a nanny, that's not a reason to skip your daily workout.

From London to LA and everywhere in between, here are some of Instagram's most popular celebrity yoga poses.

While in Sedona, Arizona, Gisele posed alongside beautiful rock formations, hashtagging it #magicalplace

While in Sedona, Arizona, Gisele posed alongside beautiful rock formations, hashtagging it #magicalplace

Jessica Michibata coined the term 'couple yoga,' posing in her garden with boyfriend Jenson Button

Jessica Michibata coined the term 'couple yoga,' posing in her garden with boyfriend Jenson Button

Actress Michelle Rodriguez opted for a headstand in a rather unconventional location: atop a table while on a motorcycle trip through New Zealand.

Meanwhile, Nicole Scherzinger was inspired during a stroll through London's Trafalgar Square and opted for a meditative pose in front of the central fountain.

And Glee actress, Lea Michele, balanced on a tree trunk in LA, while extending her right leg high above her head.

Michelle Rodriguez took time out of her cross country motorcycle trip in New Zealand to do a quick headstand

Michelle Rodriguez took time out of her cross country motorcycle trip in New Zealand to do a quick headstand

Playing tourist! Nicole Scherzinger took time for a quick meditative pose while in London's Trafalgar Square

Playing tourist! Nicole Scherzinger took time for a quick meditative pose while in London's Trafalgar Square

While hiking in Studio City, California, Glee's Lea Michele showed off her flexibility and ability to balance

While hiking in Studio City, California, Glee's Lea Michele showed off her flexibility and ability to balance

While on holiday in the South of France, Beyonce was sure to make time for a daily stretch - despite the fact that the star was away to celebrate her 33rd birthday.

Fellow singer, Lady Gaga, took the yoga snap up a notch with her above water selfie.

Balancing on a surf board, she bent her legs over her head, resting her feet and calves on the board for support.

In California, model Alessandra Ambrosio showed off her perfect yoga form as waves crashed beside her

In California, model Alessandra Ambrosio showed off her perfect yoga form as waves crashed beside her

While in the South of France for her birthday getaway, Beyonce was sure to make time for some stretching

While in the South of France for her birthday getaway, Beyonce was sure to make time for some stretching

In LA, Lady Gaga took the yoga selfie trend up a notch by distorting her limbs and posing atop a surfboard

In LA, Lady Gaga took the yoga selfie trend up a notch by distorting her limbs and posing atop a surfboard

No sitter? No problem! Hilaria Baldwin shows off her flexibility while her baby sat patiently beside her

No sitter? No problem! Hilaria Baldwin shows off her flexibility while her baby sat patiently beside her

The beach provided the perfect backdrop for Australia native, Miranda Kerr, to show off a back bend

The beach provided the perfect backdrop for Australia native, Miranda Kerr, to show off a back bend

Supermodel Naomi Campbell proves that you can really do yoga anywhere - including on top of a yacht

Supermodel Naomi Campbell proves that you can really do yoga anywhere - including on top of a yacht

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