Driving well-being to new heights
Yasmin Karachiwala, a fitness expert with more than two decades of experience in the fitness industry and pioneer of ‘Pilates’ physical fitness system in India. Yasmin has earned the reputation of being a celebrity fitness trainer with her clientele enlisting the crème de la crème of Bollywood like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ileana D’Cruz, Malaika Arora Khan, Preity Zinta, Zareen Khan, Bipasha Basu, Waluscha d’souza to name a few. Yasmin is the spirit behind the sensuous and toned bodies of Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone who will be seen in the forthcoming movies “Bang Bang” and “Happy New Year” respectively. Her association with Miss India pageant, Get Gorgeous and other fitness programs on television adds to her glorious reputation.
She is the mega-mind behind the personal fitness studio “Body Image” and is designated as the founder, proprietor and trainer at the studio. In her capacity she is responsible for the hiring of trainers and the overall operations. Above and beyond this, she designs customized workout sessions and nutrition plans for every individual based on their body analysis. 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. Offering personal attention to each and every client at “Body Image” her expertise has proved to be reason for the long association with many of them and get new clients onboard.
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. Harnessing all her knowledge and experience Yasmin is all set to release a book on Pilates and Fitness. She is now also associated with cricketer Zaheer Khan’s Prosport for Pilates that will only expand her reach across the country.
A graduate from one of the most reputable collegesin Mumbai, St Xavier’s, Yasmin furthered her edification in the field of fitness and netted all the required qualification and skills to become the most sought after trainer in the industry. An ACE certified group and personal trainer; she also holds a BASI Pilates certification to instruct in MAT, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair and Step barrel. She is a Balance Body certified master trainer in Core-Align, BB Barre and Motr. Apart from this she also holds certificates for training in functional training, TRX, Rip trainer, kettle bells, core suspend, core barre and core reform. In the years to come Yasmin envisions making Pilates affordable and being present in every city of the country.
Yasmin is a certified professional in the following areas of specializations:
• Personal Trainer Instructor • Group Trainer Instructor
• MAT Pilates Instructor • Reformer Pilates Instructor
• Wunda Chair Pilates Instructor • Cadillac Pilates Instructor
• Step Barrel Pilates Instructor • Core Barre Pilates Instructor
• Core-Align Pilates Instructor • Core – Align Master Trainer
• Motr Pilates Instructor • BB Barre Pilates Instructor
• Motr Pilates Instructor • TRX Instructor
• RIP Training Instructor • Kettle Bell Instructor
• Core Suspend Instructor • Crossfit Instructor
Celebrity Clients: Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Aalia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Ileana D’cruz, Sophie Choudry, Malaika Arora Khan.