An ancient practice of meditation that puts your mind and body in striking harmony, Yoga has become increasingly popular over the past couple of decades. With millions of practitioners across the globe, yoga is undeniably the steppingstone to a greater mindset and overall well-being.
Whether you’re a beginner to the art of yoga or hoping to gain spirituality and psychological strength from it, your smartphone can help you out. We’ve compiled a list of the best yoga Android apps we could find, so you could make the most of them on your journey to physical and mental peace.
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The best part about yoga is that you don’t need any specific equipment or even a yoga studio to begin your daily session. Thanks to the Down Dog app, you now get a virtual yoga instructor at your fingertips anywhere and anytime. Start off by selecting practice sequence, how long you’d like the yoga session to be and your level of expertise, and the app will build your regimen around your personal needs.
Yoga originated in ancient India, so it makes sense to get your daily yoga classes curated by some of the most knowledgeable Gurus out there. Designed for the fast-paced world, each of the practices enlisted takes just about 5 minutes to complete, and they are all categorized based on what they help you achieve (Nadi Shuddhi for peace, Nada Yoga for joy, Yoga Namaskar for wellbeing and so much more).
Why not add a physical workout routine to your life that is effective, requires no special equipment, and can be done from the comfort of your home? Yoga for weight loss is an app designed with 50+ intensive exercises that work all your muscle group to get the blood flowing. From creating your own workout routines to some professional audio and visual guidance, you get it app with this app.
Keeping those extra pounds off or trying to maintain a healthy weight can be a nightmare, especially when you don’t have the time to hit the gym every day. 7pranayama app comes with a 21-day package that includes a variety of muscle and minds inclusive Asana (yoga poses), along with a Dincharya (schedule) for notifications, and multiple Pranayama (breathing exercises) and Yogasana (yoga postures) for you to learn and master.
Designed by professionals to help you become a master at the art of yoga, the Yoga Studio: Mind & Body app brings a yoga studio to your living room. Packed with more than 20 hours of instructional yoga videos that are broken down frame-by-frame to help beginners keep up, the library of more than 250 different poses with their clinical and spiritual benefits will help you learn more about this art form.
An all-in-one solution for those who want to bring the practice of yoga into their daily routine, Yoga daily fitness app comes with everything. You can start off by learning more about the different yoga poses such as the Standing Back Bend, Half Moon Balance, Warrier Pose and dozens of others, with 30-day workout videos to give you the professional touch you need to master this ancient art.
It may seem a bit odd to have a pregnancy app on the list of the best yoga Android apps, but this one definitely needs to be here. Designed for soon-to-be parents and those who are parents already, this app comes with a bunch of pre-delivery tips, health charts, and even forums to discuss the most important time of your life. When it comes to physical and mental fitness, the app offers excellent resources for pregnancy yoga, postnatal yoga to get back out there, and even yoga postures for newborn babies.
YogaTrail lets you plan your Yoga schedules in sync with your Yoga teachers and classes, and even keep track fo Yoga events around you. When set up well, you can also get notifications about changes in class timings, or class teachers, or change of location.
You can also find Yoga teachers via this app, speaking of which, this is an app very much suited to die-hard Yogis who need to coordinate a lot, which is why a must-have if you are a Yoga teacher. So if you are one, also check out yogatrail.com and register yourself there.
Even if you don’t find the spiritual side of yoga compelling, there is no denying that yoga poses can help you relieve some of the most serious ailments. If you are suffering from muscle and vertebral issues such as lower back pain, this app will not only get you through it but help you learn the 11 poses such as Cobra Pose, Supine Spinal Twist Pose, Wind Release Pose and others.
10. Yoga Challenge App (A Yoga game, yes!)
You don’t have to be a boring dud just to be an avid yoga fan, and the Yoga Challenge App is here to prove it. Designed for two to play together, the app brings up poses that you can select based on your expertise, so you and your partner need to recreate the pose that you see in the picture on the app to successfully qualify.
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- Prana Breath: Calm & Meditate
The app teaches you breathing techniques, which is a main part of the Yoga too BTW, with nice tunes and reminders option. A very good app, one that should be very appealing to Yoga lovers.
- Fabulous: Motivate Me! Meditate, Relax, Sleep
A habit tracker app that helps you set the target and achieve them, whether that be getting proper sleep, achieve weight goals, or — you guessed it — doing Yoga.
- Meditation Music – Relax, Yoga
As the name implies, this one would get you lovely music to help you relax and meditate. Comes with a ton of useful options.
- Warm up Morning exercises
This is a great app to perform some warm-up exercises before you start Yoga.
Got any other amazing Yoga apps for Android to add to this list? Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments section down below.