The past decade has been momentous for celebrity Pilates trainer, Namrata Purohit, the ‘Youngest Trained Stott Pilates Instructor’, marks her 10th year in the industry. To commemorate this milestone, the fitness maven held a celebration to fete the expansion of her Santacruz studio with Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter, Sonakshi Sinha, Anusha Dandekar, Manasi Scott, Kim Sharma, Sharmin Sehgal, Georgia Andriani, Dabboo Ratnani, Manisha Ratnani to name a few.

“A journey of a million miles begins with a small step, and mine started around a decade ago when I decided to devote my life to helping people become the best version of themselves,” says Namrata. Despite her accomplishments, she insists that there’s plenty to be checked off her bucket list, including her love for diving and the idea of penning another book. 

The Pilates Studio in Mumbai was established in 2011 by Namrata and her father Samir Purohit, and now has 17 studios in various cities across the breadth of the country. Namrata has become a B-town favourite, widely known for her Pilates routines and bringing innovative techniques to her workouts like pole, EMS and Boogie Bounce. Her clientele is headlined by Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sonakshi Sinha, Lisa Haydon, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Aditi Rao Hydari,  Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut, among others. This year also saw her launching her very first music video called ‘Flow’ that encapsulates her love for movement and rhythm.