Yoga on the go

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Here are five of the best yoga apps for Android and iOS, so now you have no excuses not to practice!

Don’t want to sweat it out at the gym? Intimidated by the hyper flexible yogis at your local studio? Or maybe you’re just time poor and would prefer to exercise at your own pace within your schedule?

With these yoga apps, which are all available through iTunes or GooglePlay, you can roll out your mat wherever you are, or practice in the comfort of your own home.

 

Yoga.com Studio

Cost: $3.99

Features:
300 yoga poses and breathing exercises
More than 30 predefined as well as customisable programs
HD video demonstrations and 3D muscle images
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Guru modes
Join the community by sharing photos, comments and following your favourite teachers

 

Simply Yoga

Cost: Free

Features:
More than 30 poses
3 predefined routines (20, 40 and 60 minute workout)
Integrates with Health app

 If you like the free version, you can upgrade to the full version for $3.99 which features a second set of workouts, no advertisements and the ability to create custom routines.

 

Daily Yoga

Cost: Free

Features:
400 yoga poses
More than 50 predefined yoga exercise sessions
18 background music selections
HD video demonstrations
Join the social community by sharing ideas in the forum, earning ‘scores’ and achieving a ‘rank’

Pocket yoga

Cost: $2.99

Features:
200 illustrated yoga poses and breathing exercises
27 predefined sessions (3 practices, 3 difficulty levels, 3 durations)
A ‘dictionary’ detailing the benefits of each pose
Detailed voice and visual guides
Maintains a yoga practice log so you can track your progress
Choose your own selection of music

7 Minutes Yoga For Beginners

Cost: Free

Features:
Designed for a single, daily 7-minute yoga session
Basic yoga tutorial
Yoga timer
Training Day record
Connect with other users through the Facebook community

 

Bonus – One for the younger yogis

Kids Yogaverse: I Am Love

Cost: $3.99

Features:
A digital book designed to teach kids about yoga
The book can be played as an audio or visual file
Animated Poses: Follow the children as they do the poses through the yoga journey.
Breath Affirmations
Guess What? button helps kids learn new facts