Bollywood divas who add star power to yoga

Bollywood divas who add star power to yoga
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What ties Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez and Alia Bhatt together? Their love for yoga.

What ties Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez and Alia Bhatt together? Their love for yoga.

The Bollywood divas credit their fitness level to their yoga routine. Take a look at the stars who took to yoga and inspired many others to follow suit.

Bipasha Basu

She is a yoga freak, and has several yoga DVDs and videos to prove it. In fact, Bipasha along with husband and actor Karan Singh Grover, gives couple goals by doing couple yoga. She says "he is a true Yogi. My inspiration everyday".

Alia Bhatt

She is another celebrity who practices yoga regularly. It is believed that she practices 'Ashtanga yoga' at least two times in a week, and also credits yoga for her glowing skin and toned physique.


Deepika Padukone

If you want to have a svelte figure like Deepika Padukone, then the formula is a mix of cardio, gym, dance and yoga.

Sonam Kapoor

Her fitness mantras include yoga, work out and pilate. Opening up about her struggle to lose weight, Sonam had shared that yoga helped her achieve the goal.

"I pushed myself too hard at spin classes, did power yoga for hours at a stretch, and developed an unhealthy relationship with food. Some weeks, desperate to drop a couple of kilos, I would simply not eat," she said.

Mouni Roy

She became an Internet sensation -- thanks to her yoga poses. Recently, she posted a series of yoga videos of her trying out various asanas of the fitness regime -- setting fitness goals for many.

Other stars who practice yoga regularly include names like Lara Dutta and Bhagyashree.

Deepika Mehta

who has trained Alia, Jacqueline, Katrina Kaif, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Deepika, and is associated with Tata Sky's value added service - Tata Sky Fitness, says yoga makes one's quality of life better.

Mehta said: "In today's world finding a mindful practice is very important for people because we have so much distraction, technology and stress.

The technique of yoga gives you distance from the stress of your life and helps to calm your body and mind. Yoga is extremely important for a healthy life as it gives you a great sense of health and fitness."

Malaika Arora

She has been inspiring everyone for long to add yoga into their lifestyle -- and her social media is a testimony to it.

"Yoga is a way of life that motivates you, grounds you, tones you mentally and physically, makes you mindful and invokes a feeling of happiness in you," said Malaika, who co-founded Diva Yoga, and has invested in yoga and wellness startup SARVA


Kangana Ranaut

Yoga is the secret behind Kangana's toned figure. The "Queen" star has been practicing yoga for a while now and expressed her love for the ancient Indian art in an interview to a magazine.

She said: "Yoga is a gift and I actually think that I have survived due to it.

Through meditation, pranayam and yoga postures, I could vent out a lot of restless energy."

Kareena Kapoor Khan

It is known that Kareena's fitness journey is a result of yoga, exercise and a strict meal plan.

She first stunned one and all with her 'size-zero' look in "Tashan", and continues to set fitness goals with her workout regime.

The actress might not be on social media, but images and videos giving a glimpse into how she adds yoga to her regime have surfaced on the social media making one thing clear -- she is super-focused on getting fitter each day.

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