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Struggling to stay fit? These Pinoy celebs will inspire you to get moving through yoga

By Hannah Mallorca Published Jun 21, 2021 8:40 pm

In an ideal world, we have the time and motivation to commit to a fitness routine—but, we don’t. We get so caught up with our jobs and other everyday activities that we forget to let our mind and body relax. Luckily, yoga exists. 

Yoga is a life-changing exercise that connects your mind, body, and spirit. It helps you stay fit while boosting your mental health. From traditional classes like Ashtanga to slow, deep yin yoga, there’s a form of yoga that works for everyone.

Discover the benefits of this holistic exercise on International Yoga Day with the help of these Pinoy celebs who are yoginis at heart.

Maxene Magalona 

Actress-turned yoga instructor Maxene Magalona is committed to the art of yoga since it gives her "an overwhelming feeling of gratitude." Even when she's feeling lazy, she still practices the exercise every morning. Maxene started teaching virtual yoga classes with her husband Robby Mananquil in September 2020. 

Jasmine Curtis-Smith

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It's no secret among fans that Jasmine Curtis-Smith is dedicated to working out and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. According to Jasmine, she's fond of doing yoga and stretches to exercise her lower body, especially during her period. Your monthly period is not an excuse to stop from breaking a sweat, ladies!

Kim Chiu and Xian Lim

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A couple who practices yoga together, stays together. Or at least, that's what celebrity couple Kim Chiu and Xian Lim are showing us. 

Both fitness junkies at heart, the pair can be seen trying out a form of couples yoga in Balesin Island Club in March 2021. Sana all!

Alexa Ilacad 

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Alexa Ilacad keeps herself busy with yoga during quarantine when she's not shooting or recording new music. 

Kylie Versoza

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Actress and Miss International 2016 Kyle Versoza opened up about her love for yoga in an Instagram post in February 2021. She described it as an exercise that keeps her focused while improving her "strength and flexibility." Kylie also loves to share her yoga sessions on her Facebook page.

Ina Feleo

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Ina Feleo confessed on Instagram that she's been "obsessed" with yoga since 2011 when she was practicing for three hours every day. Currently, she tailors her yoga exercises to focus on her breathing and form.

Max Collins

Max Collins talked about her fitness journey after giving birth to her son Skye Anakin in July 2020, wherein she was cleared by her midwife after two weeks. Even as motherhood keeps her busy, she makes an effort to exercise which includes yoga. 

According to Max, a "happy momma makes a happy baby." Perhaps, she's right because her baby looks happier than ever. 

Bianca King

Imagine having a fit and sexy body at 36? Bianca King can relate. The actress cites yoga as one of the main reasons why she remains fit at her age. 

Erika Padilla

If there's a Pinoy celeb that's considered as "yogini goals," Erika Padilla fits the part perfectly well. The TV host and actress is a self-confessed yogini who always shares a variety of jaw-dropping exercises on Instagram. Work that flexibility, girl!

Rica Peralejo

Yoga helps Rica Peralejo maintain a balanced life despite the uncertainty of current times. She also clarified on Instagram that yoga consists of different practices and it can't be lumped into one definition.

Pia Cayetano

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Despite her busy schedule, Senator Pia Cayetano always finds time to stay fit. She loves to hike, play sports, and go on regular yoga sessions. She even had a special yoga birthday celebration with her family and friends last year. 

Happy International Yoga day to all yoga lovers and enthusiasts!