The beauties of Bollywood have got the best bods of B-town and one of the secrets responsible for it is yoga. The wellness practice that goes back centuries is a celebrity favourite across the world and also in the Hindi film fraternity. Malaika Arora and Shilpa Shetty are amongst its loyal fans. Showing us #MalaikasMoveOfTheWeek, she got into Naukasana which is also called Boat pose. Involving bending the body into a V-shape, Malaika says it burns stubborn belly fat along with strengthening the back and hip flexor. A resistance band is what Malaika added for ease to the yoga pose.
Hello Everyone! It's MONDAY- A gift of new day, new week, new goals and new challenges! Let's make it count :) Here's #MalaikasMoveOfTheWeek to get you started! Tag me, @sarvayogastudios and @thedivayoga when you post NAUKASANA or Boat Pose It is an excellent pose to burn that stubborn belly fat and also, it is a great practice to strengthen your back muscles and hip flexors. 1. Sit on the floor with legs straight front of you 2. Keeping your spine straight, hands resting beside your hips 3. Bend your knees and lean back slightly 4. Now inhale, lift both legs up and extend your hands forward 5. Keep your toes at eye level and lengthen your spine 6. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds and release the posture Now let's see your gorgeous pictures rolling in :) #sarvayoga #divayoga #mondaymotivation #yogapose #yogalife #naukasana #navasana #mylifemyyoga #strongerwithsarva #chooseyogaeveryday #fitindiamovement
Trust Malaika to say thank you with a yoga pose. In a black sports bra and metallic tights, the stunning yogini looked calm, collected and uber cool in this active wear look.
Hello & namaste everyone! This week's #malaikasmoveoftheweek is all about ‘GRATITUDE' Over the past few days, I've gotten so much love, support, help, good wishes and warmth from all of you that it is overwhelming. I want to thank all of you for your prayers and all the comments that have been pouring in! So this week's activity is to say the one word we often forget to say, ‘THANK YOU' Write 3 things you're thankful for and post it on your stories tagging me, @sarvayogastudios @thedivayoga and #malaikasmoveoftheweek Health, our families & our friends is something we should all be grateful for, every single day! I'm excited to see this how big and amazing this #gratitudechain will be! Share it with as many people as possible guys and lets let our loved ones know we're utterly grateful to have them in our lives! Love, light & happiness, Malaika Arora #malaikasmondaymotivation #gratitude #mindfulnesswithsarva #sarvayoga #strongerwithsarva #yogainspiration @sarvesh_shashiADVERTISEMENT
Shilpa Shetty started her week in Manali. Amongst the misty mountains, she started with padahastasana, parvatasana and marjariasana and finally twisted herself in the very fitting mountain pose. It is a great move to open up the entire body while stretching the back, improving digestion and circulation. Matching the skies in a blue sports bra and tights, Shilpa started the week with a natural high.
Manali isn't called ‘Dev Bhoomi' (the Valley of Gods) for nothing! 😇 The energy and beauty are exhilarating. So inspiring that I decided to start my day at the break of dawn with the mountain pose in front of the mountains. Starting with Padahastasana, Parvatasana, Marjariasana... this flow opens up the whole body; strengthens & stretches the back, hamstring, calf muscles & shoulders; improves digestion & blood circulation. If you want to be immovable like the mountains, then you must try this flow. @simplesoulfulapp . . . . . #MondayMotivation #SwasthRahoMastRaho #SSApp #FitIndia #yogaflow #mountain #strength #Yogi #manalidiaries #yogaADVERTISEMENT
When she was in the middle of the forest practicing tree pose, she looked like quite the wellness wonder woman in a printed sports bra and matching tights.
‘Balance' is the ability to control your body's position, whether stationary or while moving. It is a key component of fitness; along with strength, endurance, and flexibility. Vrikshasana, or the tree pose, is a kind of Hatha yoga asana that works on enhancing the body's balancing abilities. It strengthens the thighs, calves, & ankles; and helps improve focus. The shift of the entire body's weight to each leg also helps strengthen the ligaments and tendon of the feet. More importantly, it helps build self-confidence and self-esteem because it aligns & calms the body, mind, & spirit. Dedicate a few minutes to yoga every morning to give you a boost of energy to start your day 🧘🏻♀️ 🧘🏻♂️ @simplesoulfulapp . . . . . #MondayMotivation #SwasthRahoMastRaho #FitIndia #yoga #YogaSeHiHoga #vrikshasana #GetFit2020 #throwbackphoto #fitness #healthylifestyle
Disclaimer: The Swirlster Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Swirlster has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.