Yasmin Karachiwala is the most sought-after celebrity fitness trainer in Bollywood. All pictures/Yasmin Karachiwala Instagram
Yasmin Karachiwala is the proprietor of her own personal fitness studio – Yasmin’s Body Image – which was founded 12 years ago
Yasmin Karachiwala is also the first BASI certified Pilates instructor in India, and established the first Pilates studio in Bombay
Asked with whose transformation she was really proud of, Yasmin Karachiwala replied: "All my clients work extremely hard. It's not easy with their schedules but they are all dedicated to their workouts and I'm proud of them."
In picture: Yasmin Karachiwala with Sophie Choudry
Yasmin Karachiwala, who happens to be Katrina Kaif’s trainer, says given a choice, the actor would never exercise. She says, "She dislikes working out. But being in an industry where acting, looking good and having a super body is a prerequisite, one is left with no choice. The important thing is to choose the right exercise and trainer."
Yasmin Karachiwala is the mega-mind behind the personal fitness studio 'Body Image' and is designated as the founder, proprietor and trainer at the studio
Yasmin Karachiwala designs customised workout sessions and nutrition plans for every individual based on their body analysis
Yasmin Karachiwala also holds certificates for training in functional training, TRX, Rip trainer, kettle bells, core suspend, core barre and core reform
Kareena Kapoor Khan was Yasmin Karachiwala's first celebrity client
Yasmin Karachiwala with Amrita Arora. Yasmin Karachiwala has been associated with with Miss India pageant, Get Gorgeous and other fitness programs on television
Yasmin Karachiwala, who has also trained stars like Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif, came up with a "new workout called 20-20-20" for Deepika to get her in the right shape for 'Padmavati'
Yasmin Karachiwala, who has trained the likes of Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif, says she doesn't like the word 'diet'. In picture: Yasmin Karachiwala with Sohail Khan
Along with being a popular name in the fitness sector, Yasmin Karachiwala, who owns a gym -Body Image in the suburbs of Mumbai, is also the first BASI certified Pilates instructor in India and established the first Pilates studio. In picture: Yasmin Karachiwala with Athiya Shetty
Pilates is a system of exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility and posture, and enhance mental awareness. In picture: Yasmin Karachiwala with Evelyn Sharma
Asked how Pilates is more beneficial than other forms of exercise, Karachiwala said: "Pilates helps strengthen the core and works the body from the inside out. It helps prevent injuries. I suggest doing it along with any other exercise and see how it makes you perform that exercise even better."
Yasmin Karachiwala gave a session on intrinsic wellness at the third edition of Anahata Yog Utsav in November 2017
Anahata Yog Utsav, an annual event that brings together wellness and fitness experts in the field of alternative and natural therapies, was held from November 16-19 at Atmantan Wellness Centre in Pune
Yasmin Karachiwala said, "I am looking forward to helping individuals charter new courses of health regimen, map new paradigms of wellness knowledge and discover a wide array of healing sciences to help you discover your path to health, happiness and divinity,"
Yasmin Karachiwala started her career in 1991 after earning my certification as a group fitness trainer from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) teaching step classes
In 2006, Yasmin Karachiwala went to the US and completed her Pilates training and became India's first BASI (Body Arts and Science Institute) Pilates instructor
Yasmin Karachiwala envisions making Pilates affordable and being present in every city of the country
Yasmin Karachiwala's elite client list includes Kareena Kapoor Khan, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Aalia Bhatt, Preity Zinta, Ileana D’cruz, Sophie Choudry, Malaika Arora Khan
Yasmin Karachiwala tells most people to do a combination of strength and Pilates
Yasmin Karachiwala says, "You can’t look like anybody else, but you can get to know your own body type, work from the inside out, and with consistency and perseverance you will look and feel your best in no time,” she says for those who dream of looking like a celebrity
Yasmin Karachiwala is the spirit behind the sensuous and toned bodies of Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone in the movies forthcoming movies 'Bang Bang' and 'Happy New Year' respectively
Yasmin Karachiwala enjoys holiday with Sohail Khan, Alvira Agnihotri and her husband Atul Agnihotri
Yasmin Karachiwala has also trained Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Huma Qureshi and Kriti Sanon among others.
Katrina Kaif posted her picture with Yasmin Karachiwala after a workout session
Yasmin Karachiwala with Huma Qureshi
In picture: Yasmin Karachiwala twinning with her daughter
Yasmin Karachiwala with 'MS Dhoni' actress Kiara Advani
Yasmin Karachiwala with Ekta Kapoor and Alvira Agnihotri
Yasmin Karachiwala with Kriti Sanon. Kriti often shares her workout videos with Yasmin on Instagram
Yasmin Karachiwala with her husband
Yasmin Karachiwala looks amazing in golden dress
Celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala has trained Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt among few renowned Bollywood celebrities and continues to serve up major inspiration to many others. We look at the amazing journey of this gorgeous fitness trainer in pictures
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