Malaika Arora is 44 years old, married, and the mother of a 14-year-old son. Who would believe that? Malaika maintains her svelte figure by practising yoga regularly.
A fitness freak and an ardent advocate of yoga, Shilpa Shetty credits her weight loss, after becoming a mother, to yoga and workout sessions. She maintains her svelte figure by practising power yoga. She even launched her own DVD in which she demonstrates several asanas which can help people lose weight the right way.
You've heard of people working out together but did you know Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan practise yoga together? The Nawabi couple do a form of yoga called Yin Yang Yoga or Partner Yoga. How is Partner Yoga beneficial for couples? It enables in creating harmony and balance, and increasing a greater understanding of one another. Kareena and Saif practise for an hour and fifteen minutes. This form of yoga is tailor-made for couples, says their personal trainer.
Saif Ali Khan, who adopted the practice of yoga from his wife Kareena Kapoor, invited his 'Cocktail' heroines, Deepika Padukone and Diana Penty, to join him during his yoga sessions on the sets of his home production. Saif took a fancy for yoga on the sets of 'Tashan'. Not only did his romance with Kareena start on the sets then, but he also managed to lose some kilos, thanks to the gruelling yoga sessions.
Bollywood actress-turned-columnist and interior designer Twinkle Khanna shared this adorable picture of her daughter Nitara practising yoga with her. Known for her wit and sense of humour, Twinkle Khanna warned the yoga guru Baba Ramdev of competition from her little one. She tweeted, "Baba Ramdev you have some tough competition coming your way as Baby Nitara learns all the moves #YogaFilledLife." Pic/Twinkle Khanna's Twitter account @mrsfunnybones
An ardent advocate of a healthy lifestyle, Lara Dutta too has yoga DVDs to her credit. She has been practising yoga for over 10 years now. She started in New York during her Miss Universe days. She has tried different kinds of yoga from Iyengar, Ashtang and Hathayoga to Aquayoga.
Sherlyn Chopra too has a DVD to her credit which is a mix of weight training, gymming, yoga, functional training and martial arts
First, Kareena Kapoor Khan got good friend Tusshar Kapoor to try out power yoga classes. Later, the actor got his sister Ekta to try it out as well. Tusshar alternates between weight training and power yoga and does two sessions per week to keep fit.
Pop star Nicole Scherzinger hasn't let her split from long-time boyfriend and Formula One star Lewis Hamilton earlier this year bring her down. The singer is instead keeping herself fighting fit by doing yoga. Nicole, who has in the past confessed to having dealt with bulimia - an eating disorder - now seems to be leading a healthy lifestyle. The singer even posted this picture of herself doing a perfect split mid-headstand on her Instagram account. She captioned the image with a piece of advice for her fans, "Monday morning #yoga! Never stop stretching and challenging yourself. First headstand!". Pic/Nicole's Instagram account
Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen spends her mornings practising yoga for an hour with daughter Vivian by her side. She posted this picture online along with a message, "Practising yoga with my little partner before going to work."
Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr has a body to die for and guess how the dimpled beauty maintains it? By doing yoga for 30 minutes daily. Pic/YouTube
Yoga has not only helped Jennifer Aniston maintain her slim frame, but has also proved to be a positive influence to quit smoking. The 'FRIENDS' actress attends at least 5 yoga sessions in a week. Pic/YouTube
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