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June 24, 2024

Indian luxury leaders swear by the benefits of yoga

From film actors to TV stars and industrialists, people across professions swear by the benefits of yoga. The ancient practice inculcates patience, relieves stress and help one become more mindful. These traits, in turn, help people make better business decisions and deal with business stress.
Many people in the Indian luxury industry are also ardent followers of yoga.
Mandira Lamba, 39, Former Chairperson of YFLO Delhi (Young FICCI Ladies Organisation) and Director of two art ventures, Blueprint 12 and Tribal Art Form, is one among them.
Wherever in the world, she may be, she starts her day with 10 to 12 minutes of Pranayamas that she learnt from a trained yoga instructor. Yoga, for her, is more challenging and beneficial than gym exercises. “To do yoga exercises correctly, one has to cultivate, both, physical and mental balance,” says Mandira. And that balance, she claims has also manifested in her professional life, helping her manage stress and her emotions. Her sleep cycle has also improved and she finds herself calmer.
Known for her luxe, Bohemian clothing label Verandah, Anjali Patel Mehta wakes up early by 6-6:30 in the morning. After a quick shower and yoga session, she spends about an hour doing some exercises. Her attempt to get fitter and keeping up with fun workout challenges by Sohfit is what has kept her positive throughout the lockdown. 
Anjali Patel Mehta Verandah
Anjali Patel Mehta / Instagram
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Ishu Datwani, Founder of the celebrated jewellery brand Anmol Jewellers says that his lockdown routine includes meditation in the morning, followed by an hour of yoga. 
Ishu Datwani, Founder, Anmol Jewellers
Chef Rahul Akerkar from Qualia is spending his days practicing yoga, editing, and cleaning his photographs and writing his book.
Chef Rahul Akerkar at Qualia
Fashion designer Ritu Kumar also spent a lot of lockdown time She practising yoga and meditation in the morning. 
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Shachee Shah, jewellery designer has been spending her lockdown days practicing yoga and meditating. She advises all to eat healthily and do at least some kind of workout at home.



Kannav Chaudhary


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