Yoga is now one of the most popular forms of exercise and relaxation in America. People love how yoga can be tailored to fit an individuals needs and wants. Whether you want some relaxing meditation or a hardcore workout, there is a yoga class for you. Some people credit celebrities for making it so popular. While we’ll never know what impact celebrity interest in yoga had on its eventual popularity in the US, we do know that some celebrities absolutely swear by yoga.
Actress and wife of Justin Timberlake, Biel says she tries to fit in a couple of yoga classes a week. For her, yoga is about elongating more than anything else.
Super-star soccer athlete, David Beckham proves that yoga isn’t just for women. Beckham has said he found strength and relaxation through Bikram yoga. He also reportedly practices couples’ power yoga with his wife, Victoria Beckham.
Supermodel and mother of two, Gisele is dedicated to yoga. She constantly shares her love for the practice on her Instagram account.
Actress Kate Hudson is such a fan of yoga that she started her own line of fitness apparel. No doubt you’ve heard of, or even own, some workout gear form her Fabletics brand.
Jennifer Aniston is definitely a friend of yoga. She told E! News that “Yoga kind of helps you prepare for everything, honestly. It’s like meditation. It sort of just allows anything that’s coming at you at the end of the day to be kind of doable.”
Alright, alright, alright, who here knew Matthew McConaughey loved yoga? It fits well with his laid-back, beachy attitude. Apparently, his favorite ways of staying in shape are running and doing yoga on the beach.
Actor Ryan Gosling is just one of the many men in Hollywood that swear by yoga. Reportedly Gosling loves the mind-body wellness it brings.
Lady Gaga is a huge advocate for self-expression and self-love. Her beliefs work well with the self-reflection that yoga brings. Gaga is even so good at yoga she can do it in heels!
Maroon 5 frontman, Adam Levine has been a fan of yoga for a long time. He’s even said that at every Maroon 5 concert there is a dedicated room backstage for yoga.
Orlando Bloom may be fond of adventure and action, but he’s also a fan of grounding himself with a good yoga session.
Before he was Iron Man, RDJ had some issues with substance addiction. While rehab and therapy helped with that, Downey swears by yoga as a way of controlling his harmful addictions.
Madonna, well known for her dance moves on stage, has been practicing yoga for a while. If reports are true, she’s pretty advanced when it comes to the practice.
This actress is a passionate yogi. She credits expert Kirschen Hagenlocher for her strong flow and interest.
If Queen B does it, it must be good right? Beyonce says she likes to keep her workout routine varied, but she loves to mix yoga in. She even recently launched her own activewear line, Ivy Park.
Tom Hanks is a legend in Hollywood. He’s only recently picked up yoga, but he has since said in interviews that, “it’s the greatest thing you can ever do.”
Jessica Alba loves all things healthy and good, so much so that she started an organic-focused brand called The Honor Company. To stay in shape, Alba has said that her favorite workouts include hot yoga and yoga sculpt.
This singer is an avid Ashtanga yoga fan. He even credits yoga to keeping him young and, “If anything, it’s reversing my aging process. I can now do things with my body that I wouldn’t even have thought possible when I was an athletic teenager.”
He might be known for being a bad boy of Hollywood, but this Irish actor likes to keep himself centered by hitting the mat.
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