Shilpa Shetty Kundera Always one of Bollywood’s most ardent yoga practitioners. The actress earlier launched a holistic health app known for catering to yoga, exercise, meal planning and immunity. She also hosts a radio show called “Shape of You.”
As such, Shilpa has always been outspoken about her love of yoga and has always championed an active lifestyle. On International Yoga Day, we are wrapping up all our yoga classes to learn from Shilpa Shetty Kundra.
Shilpa Shetty Believing that while it is natural for the body to feel sluggish, we should never fully succumb to its demands. It’s important to give your body enough rest, but we can’t keep it inactive. She revealed that she practices Viparita Naukasana, poses that don’t look like a heavy routine, but are full of power. These poses strengthen the lower back, pelvic area, shoulders, arms, and glutes.
Shilpa Shetty once shared on her Instagram, “Yoga makes your life better and makes your life better.” She mentioned that she thinks that statement is very accurate. She starts the day with yoga because it sets the tone for the rest of the day. She shared that she did Eka pada Utkatasana (One Leg Chair Pose) and went into Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge). These poses increase core strength and balance, while also strengthening the quads and glutes.
Shilpa Shetty also shared on her social media that a busy day at work hasn’t stopped her from taking time out to work out. In the video, she performs free squats, some stretches, and Natrajasana. She revealed that Natrajasana strengthens the shoulders, back, arms and legs. It is also great for the digestive system and stretches the entire body.
The actress also revealed that she practices a different combination of asanas that focus on mind, body and soul. She adds that when it’s tedious, any routine can get boring, which is why it’s time to try something new to help. In the video, she performs Gatyatmak Anjaneyasana and Baddha Trikonasana to strengthen the quadriceps, glutes and hamstrings.
She also said that yoga prepares her mind, body and soul for a good day. She performs Vrikshasana, then Virabhadrasana III pose and Natrajasana pose. These poses strengthened her ankles, hips, and legs, while also improving balance, posture and flexibility, focus and concentration, and mind-body coordination.
Shilpa Shetty also believes that the simplest things can be the most beneficial. She cites the example of Suryanamaskara, which seems easy but has effects on the entire body. Her variation, the dynamic Suryanamaskara increases shoulder and core strength, improves circulation and strengthens the erector spinae.