Shilpa Shetty Kundra brings wellness to Amazon Alexa
India’s celebrity fitness icon, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, together with Amazon’s AI-powered voice service, Alexa, brings fitness and wellness to your homes with the launch of her new skill- Shilpa Shetty Yoga. Fitness enthusiasts and followers of the Shilpa Shetty App will now be able to use her new Alexa skill on Amazon Echo range or Alexa-enabled devices with simple voice commands, and get audio and video content for topics related to the mind, body, and soul.
Performed by Shilpa Shetty Kundra, the Alexa Skill covers a wide range of yoga asanas, enabling users to adapt to a healthy lifestyle from the comfort of their homes. The skill has audio as well as video content in both English as well as in Hindi. Once enabled, users can use simple voice commands such as “Alexa, start Shilpa Shetty Yoga” or in Hindi “Alexa, Shilpa Shetty Yog shuru karo” (“Alexa, शिल्पा शेट्टी योग शुरू करो”) to get started.
Speaking on creating the skill, Director of SSK Osmosis Pvt. Ltd., Manish Kumar said, “This is our first venture in the wellness space and we hope to expand our offerings on Amazon Alexa in this sector. Our long-term aim is to make our content available among the ever-growing capabilities of Amazon Alexa in as many languages as is possible – nationally and internationally.”
"Joining the Amazon Alexa family is my way of giving back to the world in the form of health and well-being. Encouraging the practice of yoga in every household, globally, is a dream that is slowly turning into reality. I look forward to making fitness a lifestyle for everyone across the length and breadth of the country through my new Alexa skill,” Shilpa Shetty Kundra added.
“We’re thrilled to launch the Shilpa Shetty Yoga Alexa skill, helping users to access solutions for modern day health and wellness related problems,” said Dilip RS, Country Manager, Alexa Skills and Voice Services, Amazon India. “This new skill is a great example of how Alexa can provide health and fitness solutions to customers within the comfort of their homes. Alexa now has programs designed by celebrity fitness trainers and yoga experts to assist weight loss, build core strength, and relax through meditation – just by using simple voice commands.”
The Shilpa Shetty App gained popularity in the first few months of its launch itself and has become the number one celebrity fitness app on Google PlayStore as well as becoming the favourite app in the Health & Wellness category on iOS. With the launch of this new skill, even more users can access health and wellness solutions just through voice.