Press Releases

06 Sept 16

Nimrat Kaur's new workout video is going to get you all pumped ...

If Tuesday is taking over your day after the dreaded Monday, we suggest you go in for a workout session to relieve all your worries and aches. And what better than Pilates to do that ...



20 Aug 16

Raise the Bar

Take a deep breath. One, that’s from the bottom of your belly. Then, expel it out, emptying your chest completely. Draw yourself up, straighten your back, suck in your abdomen ...



11 Aug 16

Manasi Scott is unstoppable and calls her workout 'monkeying around' ...

Namrata has her hands full with a barrage of celebrities and is known to train more than half of Bollywood, with her father Samir Purohit. We spoke to Namrata and discussed not ...



10 Aug 16

Jacqueline Fernandez credits Miranda Kerr for fitspiration and would rather ...

Pilates is a fitness regime developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates and concentrates on strengthening the core (back, stomach, abdomen) and overall body ...



09 Aug 16

Tanishaa Mukerji calls Ajay Devgn the fittest person around and talks ...

If you're looking for some Tuesday transformation, we give you not one but four celebs who will motivate you to work harder on your fitness, than ever before. With our new 'Get Fit Series' ...



08 Aug 16

The svelte Malaika Arora Khan talks about staying fit, eating ...

It's Monday, that time of the week when you need some serious motivation. After bingeing over the weekend, it is indeed hard to wake up for that gym session early on a Monday ...



08 Aug 16

Namrata Purohit, Trainer To Jacqueline Fernandez, Arjun Kapoor ...

Namrata Purohit is an award-winning fitness instructor, who, at 16, became the youngest Stott pilates instructor in the world. Her Mumbai-based venture ...



03 Jan 16

Modern Indian Sportswoman - Namrata Purohit

As Lisa Leslie rightly put it, “I’m strong, I’m tough, I still wear my eyeliner.” This is what women in sport are about. Women are strong, tough, powerful yet graceful, elegant, and beautiful. Women all over the world are redefining the way they are treated, and the way the world looks at them.



21 Jan 16

5 easy fitness tips from Varun Dhawan’s trainer | GQ India ...

5 easy fitness tips from Varun Dhawan’s trainer If she’s good enough for him, she’s definitely good enough for you



03 Jan 16

Get fabulous abs like Jacqueline Fernandez | femina.in

Mix it up “Only doing crunches will not give you fabulous abs. You must complement crunches with cardiovascular exercises like running, cycling, swimming, or even ...



03 Jan 16

Exclusive Actress Tanishaa Mukerji On What Keeps Her ...

Meet actress Tanishaa Mukerji, Kajol's baby sister, who was last seen on two reality shows - Bigg Boss 7 and Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 - who sure knows how to live a ...



03 Jan 16

Bollywood’s Latest Addition To The Pilates Camp Will Have ...

Bollywood’s Latest Addition To The Pilates Camp Will Have You Drooling!



03 Jan 16

7 easy ab exercises you can do at home to get that flat tummy!

It is every girls’s dream to have a flat tummy. It might seem like a tough task but here is an easy way to achieve your goal. Fitness expert Namrata Purohit’s got all the right moves in all the right places and demonstrates 7 great ab exercises minus any crunches to spare everyone any possible neck strain.



03 Jan 16

10 Women Instagrammers We Totally Think You Should Follow

There are some incredible women, for instance, who kept us endlessly amused and infinitely inspired this year.



21 Sep 15

Jacqueline Fernandez inspires Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor to try pilates!

Jacqueline Fernandez who has always expressed her love for pilates as a routine at keeping fit , has inspired Gen-X actors Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor to try their hand at the fitness regime with her Pilates trainer.



18 Nov 15

25 Women Under 25 Everyone Should Look Up To

25 Women Under 25 Everyone Should Look Up To.



3 jan 15

Varun Dhawan Gets Fighting Fit

The actor continues to rigorously train with Pilates expert Namrata Purohit for his upcoming action scenes in Dilwale and Dishoom.



3 jan 15

Jacqueline Fernandez begins her 2015 workout routine with pilates

Jacqueline Fernandez is determined to stay in shape and hit the gym. The ‘Kick’ actress recently took to Twitter to post a picture of her first workout session of the new year.



jan 2015

Slim 'N' Trim Core workout from Stott Pilates Instructor Namrata Purohit

Core workout from Stott Pilates Instructor Namrata Purohit Get Fabulours Flat AB'S.



11-feb-15

Namrata Purohit celebrated 4th Anniversary of her Pilates and Altitude Training Studio

NAMRATA PUROHIT, the youngest trained Stott Pilates instructor in the World celebrated the FOURTH anniversary of her ‘Pilates & Altitude training studio’ yesterday at her studio in Mumbai



24-july-15

Jacqueline Fernandez’s body secrets revealed

Jacqueline Fernandez's career is on fire. Nevertheless, it is her enviable body that attracts more attention than her line of blockbusters.





24-july-15

Pilates and altitude Training Studio Anniversary

Pilates and altitude Training Studio Anniversary





24-july-15

Can You BeIieve Jacqueline Fernandez Looks THIS Hot Even While Working Out?

The Sri Lankan beauty, Jacqueline Fernandez, recently dazzled us all with her stunning appearance in the Valentine’s weekend release, Roy.



14-May-14

Campus Princesses train in belly dance, ramp walk and fitness

Samir and Namrata Purohit have a introductory fitness session for the Campus Princess Participants 2015



14-May-14

Pilates expert, Namrata Purohit shares a few training insights on altitude training with Priyanka Bhatt

When Namrata Purohit was 16, she fell off a horse and severely injured her knee. She tried many healing methods, which failed and finally, she still had to undergo surgery. But her world changed when she stumbled upon Pilates, the exercise form that healed her.....


14-May-14

Youngest Stott Pilates Instructor in India 'Namrata Purohit' got Zoya Afroz Bikini-ready for "The Expose"

The former beauty queen ‘Zoya Afroz’ who is all set to bring the late actress Parveen Babi alive on the big screen with ‘The Xpose’, has been training under the ‘Youngest Trained Stott Pilates Instructor’ in India ‘Namrata Purohit’...


25 oct 2014

Elli Avram Pilates Fun !

Elli Avram is busy with her workouts to her body in perfect shape and look for her upcoming future. Currently the actress is in Mumbai and quotes that stay healthy with daily workouts and be happy.




14-May-14

Catching up with Namrata Purohit, Stott Pilates Instructor

I am a sports enthusiast who loves adventure. I love the outdoors and am an avid animal lover. I'm happy, funny and simply crazy (at least that's what people say).


14-May-14

Fighting Fit With Pilates

Pilates does total conditioning of the body, increasing flexibility, muscle strength, endurance while toning the body from head to toe. Many celebrities are taking to it owing to its all round benefits. Leading the Pilates wave in India is the 20-year-old Namrata Purohit, who is the “youngest trained Stott Pilates instructor” in the world…”


14-May-14

Stott Pilates Instructor Namrata Purohit Interview, Biography

Namrata Purohit, at age 16, was THE YOUNGEST TRAINED Stott Pilates Instructor in the World.By the age of 19 years she has completed all the Stott Pilates Course and has also attended special workshops in London etc....”


14-May-14

Passionate about Pilates

Namrata Purohit works the Cadillac with ease — striking a pose like a gymnast. It is a little hard to imagine this 20-year-old as a Pilates instructor who has trained celebrities like Neha Dhupia, Hazel Keech, Shibani Dandekar, Bruna Abdullah, Hasleen Kaur, cricketers Abhishek Nayar and Dhawal Kulkarni, and football players Renedy Singh (Indian vice-captain) and Manandeep Singh....”


14-May-14

Hasleen Kaur trained under the youngest Stott Pilates instructor in India 'Namrata Purohit' for 'Karle Pyar Karle'

Hasleen Kaur’ has been training under the ‘Youngest Trained Stott Pilates Instructor’ in India ‘Namrata Purohit’ ever since she was crowned Femina Miss India Miss Earth in 2011. Even for her debut film ‘Karle Pyaar Karle’ that releases this Friday, in which Hasleen looks not only fit but also strong, has been trained under Namrata at her Pilates Studio in Khar....”


14-May-14

FBB Femina Miss India 2014: Pilates with Samir and Namrata Purohit

FBB Femina Miss India 2014 finalist Nikhila Nandgopal during her Pilates training with Samir and Namrata Purohit...”


14-May-14

Grit of a girl - Namrata Purohit

She loved playing squash and football and was selected at the National Level. She bounced back to form after suffering abad knee injury. At 20, Namrata Purohit is one of the youngest trained Stott Pilates Instructors in the world and caters to creme-de-la-creme.


14-May-14

Sobhita talks about the health benefits of Pilates

As the official fitness partner for the international pageants that the Miss India winners go for, Samir Purohit has been training the ladies to achieve their dream body and be at their confident best when they represent the country at their respective global competitions....


14-May-14

Miss Diva finalists with Sameer and Namrata Purohit

Miss Diva 2013 finalists with Namrata and Sameer Purohit from The Pilates and Altitude Training Studio.


14-May-14

Farhan Aktar trained at our studio

Recently, an Assistant Director on Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra’s forthcoming film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, who happened to be at a popular night spot and in high spirits, was overheard telling her group of friends: “He has worked so hard, it’s not even funny…”


14-May-14

Rochelle Maria Rao workout

It was Samir Purohit's birthday this week and I was very excited to wish him. I would like to take the opportunity now to thank him and his team for all the effort they have put in to get me into shape.


14-May-14

Prachi Mishra workout session

It was gym time at 6am as I sweated it out at my trainer Samir Purohit's studio in the suburbs. It was a tough workout session as he made me do Pilates and some weight training. He literally made me crawl back home.


14-May-14

Manasi Scott goes gaga over pilates

She recently introduced it into her fitness regime and is already loving it. Manasi is being trained by Namrata Purohit. She does not miss a single day of training and feels her day is incomplete without it.


14-May-14

The life of a pilates queen

Namrata Purohit, one of the world’s youngest Pilates (pronounced “pi – lah – teez), a form of gentle exercise, trainers and India’s under-16 National Squash Champion, talks about her passion. At the age of 19, Namrata Purohit became the world’s youngest Pilates trainer and even created a name for herself in national level squash. The young lady, who runs the Pilates and Altitude Training Studio in Mumbai along with her father, is a known face among top-notch Bollywood stars and even sports personalities, thanks to her training skills.


14-May-14

Pilates to me is like breathing : Ankita

Ankita Shorey, Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2011, talks about her fitness regime under Pilates guru Samir. Ankita Shorey, has had a busy year since she was crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2011 — modelling assignments, endorsing brands, fashion weeks and her stint with AR Rahman had taken up the last seven months, and now the beauty queen is under rigorous training — working hard on her body, honing her acting skills and also polishing up her dance moves — before she ventures into Bollywood. Ankita says, "Nothing comes easy in life. You can't escape hard work to achieve something big."


14-May-14

The Pilates and Altitude Training Studio launches Corporate Fitness Programs

The Pilates and Altitude Training Studio comprising of Pilates, Altitude Training, Physiotherapy and Nutrition Consultancy, has announced it’s unique corporate fitness program for executives who are unable to practice a healthy regime due to dearth of time from their hectic lifestyle.


14-May-14

Sporting in style

Meet Namrata Purohit, 17, who trains sports personalities and Bollywood stars at her Pilates & Altitude training Studio in Santa Cruz. Purohit is one of the youngest stott pilates trainers in the world and was also India's no.4 in under-16 category in squash. The studio is owned by her businessman father and fitness expert Sameer Purohit. She is currently pursuing her graduation at Mumbai's Jai Hind College.