Yoga is one of the most sought after exercise cum de-stressing formulas across the world. Yet, getting into that Cobra or Cow Pose need not always mean shelling out your money. Thanks to the countless yoga apps for iOS and Android devices. Yoga lovers can now enjoy their session at a virtual yoga studio. Along with offering assorted sequences, in-depth details about various asanas, and music to aid your meditation, various apps allow you to create tailor-made sessions to meet your needs.
Top 10 Yoga Apps Every Yoga Enthusiast Ought To Know:
1. Yoga Studio:
An expansive app with an impressive range of asanas and readymade classes, this one allows you to build a class in sync with your needs. The pre-designed classes are just a touch away, allowing you to pick the one as per your level – beginner, intermediate, and advanced. The app offers assorted classes, each one varying in terms of focus, duration and ability. In short, a versatile app designed to suit every yogi’s need!
Price: INR 190
Download here: https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/yoga-studio/id567767430?mt=8
2. Daily Yoga:
One of the most creative and exhaustive yoga apps till date is Daily Yoga app, this comes free and in paid extensions mode too. You can try out the five free sessions available before paying for the extensions. Each session, asana and all other aspects of yoga have been completely decoded and deciphered in simplest fashion, enabling even a newbie to get a hand of yoga quickly. Try the various workouts, depicted by the instructors in a soothing musical background, according to your level of difficulty.
Price: Free for 5 sessions [Pay for extensions]
3. Pocket Yoga:
$3 is not a huge amount, especially when you get an app that allows you to keep up your schedule at your comfort. Just place your handset in front of you and allow the app to guide you. It comprises 3 different practice sessions with 3 varied levels of difficulty of 3 varying durations. 27 sessions for $3 – looks affordable!
4. Universal Breathing:
This yoga app is for those who want to unwind, relax and rejuvenate with yoga. Strike the right balance in your life through guided relaxing meditation with this app. The course is progressive, and you can graduate yourself after mastering each level over a period of time. In short, you can win over your stress and find a new you with this app.
The name says it all. One of the best free yoga apps available, it is a treasure trove of 275 plus asanas. You can customize the session with the music of your choice. It allows you to connect with other yogis who own Yogify. Try the 35 free sessions before paying a minimal $1.99 for one class.
Price: Free for 35 sessions [Pay $1.99 for one class, $9.99 for the entire program]
Download here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yogify/id580673860?mt=8
6. All-In Yoga App:
Yogis of any level can take the help of this yoga app for iOS and Android. A tool equally loved by yogis of varying abilities, it is a comprehensive one with 300+ asanas, 30 breathing workouts, and 25 predesigned programs. You can even customize it according to your weight, age, sex, workout duration, and fitness levels. It even allows you to track your progression, boosting your morale in the process.
Price: $1.99 for Android, $9.99 for iOS
7. iYoga +:
This is an iOS app that comes at zero cost. It has pre-designed, recorded videos that allow you to take up classes for free with initial downloading. You need to pay a decent amount, if you want extra classes. The paid and un-paid versions are quite similar, with the latter not missing too many features.
Price: INR 120
8. Simply Yoga:
It is yoga – in and out. You have both paid and free versions of this app. It allows you to personalize class settings according to your needs. Be it the instructions, asanas or sounds, you can choose the combo you want. Kick off the workout right from the start or the asana of your choice. The instructions are vivid and detailed. The users are reminded to relax and breathe the right way during the entire session. While the free version gives you an entire class, it does not allow access to higher levels. If you are a newbie to yoga, try your hands at the free version before investing in the paid one.
Price: $2.99, Free for Simply Yoga Free
Download here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/simply-yoga-free/id413817051
9. Airplane Yoga:
Frequent fliers can now even enjoy their yoga while on a flight and that too in a non-embarrassing way. This app, designed exclusively for iOS, offers about 24 asanas with complementary instructions. It allows you to indulge in a healthy, stress-free journey. The bonus – Strategies for Zen-Like Air Travel – really rocks! Having 24 poses, this is slightly costlier in comparison to other apps.
Download here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/airplane-yoga/id469614252
10. Yoga For Weight Loss:
Weight loss – that is one of the key reasons why people do yoga these days. You can now do it at the comfort of your home with this fabulous Hatha Yoga app. It gives you access to a pre-designed yoga plan that helps in burning fat and toning you up. It is available for beginners, intermediate and advanced yogis.
What are you waiting for? Roll out your mat and start using these yoga apps for iOS and Android to kick off a healthy exercise routine.
These are our favorite apps that will help you keep your yoga practice alive, at home or on the go. What is your favorite yoga app? Share your views with us in the comment section.
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