Yoga has been practiced for ages for spiritual gain. Immensely beneficial to our body, mind and soul, it has now become a popular fitness routine. It keeps the body lean and fit and the mind sound. Also, why it is the go-to fitness routine for many celebrities. They also swear by the de-stressing benefits of practicing yoga, which is essential due to their hectic schedules.
Let’s look at some celebs that have made yoga part of their life.
Deepika Padukone added yoga to her fitness routine in 2008 and has continued ever since. Along with other fitness routines, she practices yoga for flexibility, building stamina and relaxation.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra is a self-confessed yoga lover. She credits yoga for her fitness and actively endorses it too. She has also created a DVD programme on Yoga to make it a household name.
Kareena Kapoor Khan was the talk of the town for her zero figure a few years back. And what does she credit it to? Yoga, of course! She, too, has become a yoga enthusiast and regularly practices it. Kareena is known for doing 50 Surya Namaskars every day along with other asanas! Our Chaiyya-chaiyya girl
Malaika Arora was introduced to yoga by her bestie Kareena. Irrespective of her hectic schedule, she practices yoga for two hours every day.
A fitness freak, Bipasha Basu too practices yoga on a daily basis. Her regular workouts last for up to two hours which are a combination of cardio exercises and yoga. She is known to do 108 Surya Namaskars every day! The bong beauty also shares her workout videos on various platforms for others to follow.
Former Miss Universe, Lara Dutta religiously practiced yoga during her pregnancy and endorsed it too. She has been a yoga practitioner for more than a decade.
Rockstar actress Nargis Fakhri was recently in the news for promoting various yoga asanas during the XYoga Dubai Festival. For Nargis, yoga is her fitness and beauty secret.
Yoga has become a favourite fitness regimen for many actors too. Known as one of the most disciplined actors in the industry, Akshay Kumar also practices yoga and meditates regularly.
Sidharth Malhotra loves to find new ways to keep himself fit. He has made yoga his regular routine and shares pictures of him in different asanas on social media.