Kareena Kapoor to Jennifer Lopez, these celebrities can strike perfect Yoga poses

Ruhi Gilder
Bollywood or Hollywood, celebrities swear by the ancient Indian practice of yoga. The art of yoga is one of India’s most significant cultural exports that has umpteen benefits. Scroll through to see celebrities sweat it out; it’s guaranteed to make you want to roll out a mat, don some comfy yoga pants and get started!  

Indian Celebrities

Alia Bhatt 
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Alia Bhatt and her best friend Akansha Ranjan Kapoor practice aerial yoga at Malaika Arora’s yoga studio. Captioning the image, “Try try until you fly,” Bhatt makes exercise look fun!  
Bipasha Basu  

 

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Always a step ahead of trends, in 2005 Basu released her first fitness DVD with John Abraham titled Bollywood Bodies. A vociferous advocate of physical fitness, you can spy her stretching with a Dharma Yoga wheel.   
Jacqueline Fernandes 
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Jacqueline Fernandes captions her Instagram post “Yoga girl forever, indeed!”, and we definitely agree! Championing the case for fitness, the actress has even launched her ‘She Rox’ fitness workout series, influenced by her own training regime. 
Kareena Kapoor Khan 
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Nothing stops Kareena Kapoor from yoga! Heavily pregnant with her second child, in this picture Kapoor can be seen stretching away. The actress is also a huge fan of the Surya namaskar, the sequence of 12 powerful poses.  
Malaika Arora 
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Known as one of the fittest actresses in Bollywood, Malaika has always been a huge yoga supporter. The actress even has her own yoga studio, Diva Yoga with studios in Mumbai and Chennai, and is a co-founder of Sarva Yoga. Malaika reveals that she practices yoga every day and balances out her routine with meditation and pranayama.
Shilpa Shetty 

This Bollywood beauty is definitely fitness goals! Shilpa Shetty even launched her own Yoga DVD back in 2015. In early May 2019, Shetty launched a holistic wellness app, The Shilpa Shetty app. It’s loaded with yoga routines, functional training and nutritional charts. 
International Celebrities
Gisele Bündchen 
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If supermodel Gisele Bündchen swears by it, who are we to disagree? In her book, ‘Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life’, Bündchen gushes about the positive effects of yoga in her life, “Whether it involves music or mantras or breath work or meditation, it is a powerful and beautiful spiritual practice. Yoga gave me back my life.” 
Jennifer Lopez 
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The 51-year-old singer takes fitness to a whole new level! A huge fan of yoga, Lopez even backs Mumbai-based Sarva Yoga Studios as an investor. JLo even crushes it in the fashion department with runway worthy workout looks!  
Miley Cyrus  
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Miley Cyrus practices Ashtanga Yoga and executes difficult poses like the Kukkutasana, Bhujapidasana, Kurmasana and Karnapidasana. In March 2016, the Disney star stated, “Gotta do yoga not for my body but for my mind! DO YOGA or GO CRAZY!” 
Miranda Kerr 
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The former Victoria’s Secret Angel practices Kundalini yoga, which involves a lot of breath work, chanting and meditation. She even started her wedding day with yoga! In an interaction with Gwyneth Paltrow, the model says about her big day, “We started the day, did yoga, then our families came over and we literally had this celebration in our backyard.” 
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