Yoga originates from India and is a combination of physical, mental, and spiritual practices. It not only remained relevant in the modern world, but it also became one of the most popular practices all over the world. Yoga is not a trend, and many people take advantage of its benefits in daily life.
Several celebrities swear by yoga for different reasons. Some are trying to achieve more flexibility in their bodies, but most of them take it as a lifestyle, and they claim their lives are better after yoga. Keep scrolling and discover celebrities who can't live without it.
10 Gisele Bündchen
Gisele Bündchen is always posting pictures doing yoga on her social media. The most adorable ones are with her children around. But her passion for it started long before she started posting, and saved her mental health. When she was younger, Bündchen worked every day, loved junk food, drinking, and smoking. Her unhealthy lifestyle led to panic and anxiety crises, and she even thought about suicide.
The model decided to change her lifestyle, and yoga was one of the things that changed her life. She opened up about it in her book, released in 2018.
9 Adam Levine
Adam Levine is another celebrity who improved his life, thanks to yoga. Earlier this year, he shared a post and talked about the practice. He captioned a picture of him doing a yoga position, saying how lucky he was to have discovered it.
The singer added that yoga had a profound impact on his life, and he is aware that his moves are not flawless. Levine says that the point for him is to be happy where he is at the moment and keep improving. It sounds like a lesson everyone should take for life.
8 Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts had to learn more about yoga when she got a role in Eat, Pray, Love. Her character travels to India and stays in an ashram, where she does a lot of meditation and yoga. The actress kept doing it even after finishing the movie.
"I've been working on one of the eight limbs of ethical yoga called Pratyahara," she told Instyle. The actress also added that she could do it for years. The Pratyahara is a practice that focuses on fast and intense moves. The goal is to clean the mind of any distractions.
7 Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey has one of the best bodies in Hollywood. The actor also changes a lot for his different roles on screen. In his personal life, McConaughey is addicted to sports. He is always looking for something new, and yoga has been on his life for some years.
A quiet beach sounds like a perfect scenario to clean your mind and practice yoga. McConaughey undoubtedly agrees with that. He has been spotted several times by paparazzi while doing yoga positions at the beach.
6 Alessandra Ambrosio
Gisele is not the only supermodel who loves yoga. Alessandra Ambrosio has also practised it for many years. Although the Brazilian beauty never opened up about the practice, she sometimes shares pictures of her doing some yoga poses on her social media. Most of the time, she is on a bikini with a paradisiac beach on the background.
Besides that, she is also often spotted carrying her yoga mat around in Santa Monica. It seems to be something she takes seriously in her routine. The practice certainly helps her to relax and forget about her busy schedule.
5 David Beckham
David Beckham was introduced to yoga thanks to the yogi Shona Vertue. Sometimes the soccer player shares some photos of practicing yoga. Like any good athlete, he takes it very seriously, and he does the positions with perfection.
It seems that other family members interested in it too. During the summer this year, Victoria Beckman shared a video of her trying some yoga positions during their holiday in Italy. Vic sounded a little competitive since her husband was doing much better than her. Yoga looks like great fun to do with your partner.
4 Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston loves to work out, and she has a space in her house where she does her exercises every day. More than looking beautiful, the actress aims to a healthy lifestyle, and she likes the feeling after she finishes it.
The actress is very active, and she often changes the exercises. However, yoga is the only thing that never left her routine. The star started doing it in 2005, and she was introduced by her instructor and close friend Mandy Ingber. They start the training with 20-30 minutes spinning, followed by 40 minutes of yoga.
3 Russell Brand
Russell Brand was another celebrity who changed his life thanks to yoga. During an interview with Vanity Fair, he revealed that meditation and yoga helped him to deal with his drug addiction. Every day he does his prayers, does yoga, and prays again. Brand says that spirituality should be part of everyone's lives.
Brand also says that even when he is on the road, he does yoga at least three times a week. He is so passionate about it that he became a yoga and tantric meditation instructor in a studio in Hollywood.
2 Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson is known for her love for wellness and training, and the actress even has a work-out clothing line. So it is no surprise that yoga is also part of her life. The actress did prenatal yoga, to help her with the birth of her daughter Rani Rose.
She hired Desi Bartlett as an instructor for four months, and she gained more body strengthening and also confidence. "Desi gave me one of the most beautiful gifts during my pregnancy," Hudson says. "She coached me using her yoga expertise and brought me on a spiritual journey that connected me to my little girl as she grew inside."
1 Lebron James
Lebron James started doing yoga 10 years ago and he never stopped. During an interview, the athlete revealed that it helps him when he is playing. "I'm not a guru about how to be in the best condition -- don't let me sit here and tell you that. But it works for me," he said.
Lebron also affirms that yoga helps him to keep his mind in the present and don't worry so much about the future. It sounds that it also helped him to become a more relaxed individual.