We all drool over the taught physiques of yoga-mat-toting celebrities, but recent studies have shown that the benefits of the practise are not just physical. Yoga can improve our mental health. People suffering from depression and sleep complaints to schizophrenia and ADHD are said to gain positive health benefits by undertaking yoga. The studies suggest that yoga influences chemical messengers in the brain in much the same way antidepressants and psychotherapy do. Here are the celebs that think downward dog is the bees-knees.
Australian supermodel and queen of all things organic, Miranda Kerr has been a devout yogi for over 10 years. For Miranda, yoga gives her the chance to meditate and reflect and well as building her core strength and agility.