5 Apps for Yoga On The Go
Here are our favorite apps to use to participate in yoga anywhere. You may be nervous to get into the studio or you are short on time. Maybe you’re trying to cultivate an at-home practice, or just have a little downtime in the afternoon and want to stop, drop, and yoga. No matter your preference, whether you prefer deep breathing with guided imagery to help relax your mind or need physical movement to settle the mind, we have the apps for you.
Yoga and meditation can have significant benefits on your mental and physical health. Research even suggests that it can improve the symptoms of anxiety, depression, and insomnia as well as reduce blood pressure. But for some of us, it can feel hard to find the time or energy to take a class or carve out that time to find stillness. These apps make it easy and possible to do it anytime and anywhere! In today’s high-tech world, there are many apps that blend helpful technology with meditation techniques and we’ve rounded up the best apps for iPhone and Android for yoga, deep breathing, guided meditation, and finding your zen wherever you may be.
Yoga Studio provides users with a variety of yoga classes and exercises fit for all levels. With 65 yoga and meditation classes including duration lengths from 10 to 60 minutes, you’ll be sure to be able to fit yoga into any part of your day. What's more, Yoga Studio allows you to create your own video class library of yoga poses and classes you enjoy! With customizable music and ambient sounds, as well as the ability to schedule classes that you can sync with your calendar. This is an app that can help you start an at-home practice or make that daily habit to get on the mat a routine.
App costs $3.99.
Asana Rebel is a yoga app with health, fitness, and weight loss in mind. The app offers up a mix of more than 100 different workout routines with matching video tutorials designed by yoga and fitness experts and includes personalized lists to match your fitness goals as well as curated collections. Finding what you need with ease, users can filter workouts by their training goals, short on time - pick your duration, intensity, or collection, as well as preview workouts to find the one just right for them.
App subscriptions start at $9.99 per month with discounts for longer periods.
You may of heard the yoga brand Alo a time or two, or even seen some of their items in our lobby. From the big yoga family at Alo Yoga, they bring us Alo Moves. This online platform offers more than 2,500 video classes from its world-class yoga instructors, offering everything from the traditional styles such as Vinyasa and Ashtanga to more modern-focused flows designed to build strength, flexibility, and wellness. Within the app you can search for the right video class based on intensity, duration, instructor, or style. You can also try out curated collections of classes that have something to offer to experienced practitioners and newbies alike.
Subscriptions start at $19.99 per month.
With Insight Timer, customize your meditation using the background sounds and meditation tool intervals to create your unique personal experience that works best for you. Check out how much this app has to offer, from over 4,500 free guided meditations brought to you by over 1,000 meditation practitioners as well as access to 750 meditation music tracks that you can customize to create a meditation special for you. To listen offline, you can also purchase a monthly subscription.
App download is free. Insight Timer Premium: For just $5 a month, our supporters enjoy access to The Daily Insight, hundreds of 10 and 30 day Courses, Offline Listening, Night Mode, High Quality Audio and an Advanced Audio Play
Get out of your head or more into it with Headspace, a meditation app that’s ideal for people just starting a meditation routine. Its free trial includes 10 exercises geared toward beginners that can help you learn more about meditation as well as applying it to your life. Check out the personalized progress page, reward system for continued practice, and buddy system that lets users connect with others to stay on track. The vibrant animations add a cute, light-hearted touch to help you understand meditation. More features are available as part of a premium subscription.
App download is free. App subscriptions start at $7.99 per month, with discounts for longer periods.