Yasmin Karachiwala, a fitness expert with 26 years of experience in the fitness industry and pioneer of ‘Pilates’ physical fitness system in India.
Yasmin has earned the reputation of being the number one celebrity fitness trainer with her clientele enlisting the crème de la crème of Bollywood like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Nora Fatehi, Vani Kapoor, Sophie Choudry, Ananya Pandey, Khooshi Kapoor to name a few.
Her association with Miss India pageant, Get Gorgeous and other fitness programs on television adds to her glorious reputation.
She can aptly be called the soul and the life force behind many of her clients as she motivates them to be consistent in their fitness regime and advises them to adopt the right lifestyle for a healthier and happier life.
Being the first BASI certified Pilates instructor in India, she introduced the concept in the country and has managed to take the concept from no-awareness at all to developing train-the-trainer programs. She has also been felicitated with the ‘Best Fitness Instructor’ award at Vogue Fashion Awards 2013, Elle Beauty Awards 2015 for Best Fitness Expert, Giants Awards 2015, Rotary Award 2015 for contribution to fitness & wellness, World Women Leadership Award 2016 for excellence in Health, Wellness and Fitness, Super Woman Award, 2015 by 94.3 Radio One, Business Icon for Fitness 2019 by ET Business, Fitness Innovator of the year 2019 by Jaslok Hospital. Harnessing all her knowledge and experience Yasmin Karachiwala has already achieved the benchmark for her co-authored book “Sculpt and Shape” The Pilates way which gives you an insight into Pilates and how it facilitates a better posture and positive approach to life. Apart from Basi she is also the first Balanced Body Master Pilates Instructor and Fletcher Pilates instructor in India.
Yasmin’s Body Image trains people from all walks of life, with Yasmin and her group of certified trainers helping people set realistic goals. “You can’t look like anybody else, but you can get to know your own body type, work from the inside out, and with consistency and perseverance you will look and feel your best in no time,” she says for those who dream of looking like a celebrity. For her, genuine health and fitness is a combination of exercise, food and lifestyle—and all three have to work in conjunction with each other.