It’s the International Day of Yoga and time again to take stock of how the current generation connects with the age old fitness regime. After all, not everyone likes to go for a rather slow, unexciting workout module when more energetic and happening options like weight-training, Zumba or aerobics are around. But yoga practitioners always vouch by its benefits, which go beyond the merely physical. This is what some celebs told us about why they swear by yoga when it comes to physical and spiritual well-being.
I’ve grown up seeing my octogenarian grandfather doing yoga for 30 minutes and then going for a walk. He would then take a dip in the Ganges at Bandel and return home and meditate. Even during my travels worldwide, I’ve seen how yoga is considered a global wellness mantra.