Serving as an all-around sacred exercise, mindfulness activity, and breathing practice, Yoga has proven to not just boost our physique but do wonders for our mental health as well.
With June 21 as International Yoga Day, we’ve rounded up the inspirational showbiz names to get you moving and finally try yoga. There’s no time like the present, so get your mats and join these celebs!
Maxene has been a longtime advocate of mindful living and utilizing yoga and meditation to live a better life. She and musician husband Rob Mananquil are also certified yoga teachers.
“Some people think that I only practice yoga for physical purposes,” Maxene had shared on her yogi journey. “And while it is true that I started doing it 3 years ago to lose weight and tone my body, I do it now for more important reasons: one of which is healing and releasing my past traumas.”
“I didn’t know this back then but evidently, yoga is very beneficial for people with mental health conditions especially those who are trauma survivors,” she added, calling the practice a “gift from above.”
Through her journey of healing and enlightenment, Kylie turned to physical exercise along with uplifting her higher self through mindfulness.
The mommy of one started her yoga journey through prenatal exercises when she was pregnant with son Alas, and now it’s part of her routine along with meditation.
As a lifelong fitspiration, Aubrey Miles has tried her hand at almost every workout in the book—and that certainly extends to the sacred practice of yoga!
Though the 43-year-old has been posting more of her core and cardio workouts, she once stated that “thankfully yoga will never judge” even if you haven’t practiced in a while.
Serving as another fierce advocate of slow and mindful living, Bianca King consistently inspires her fans to practice meditation and being one with the present. Truly, her Instagram feed is a go-to to be reminded to take it easy and be here now.
For the mommys and moms-to-be that need that extra push to try out prenatal yoga to improve flexibility and soothe pregnancy aches and pains, Solenn has posted a series of Yoga-At-Home home videos to get started on your journey.
Who knows, you might even pick up the habit even when you’re no longer expecting!