There’s no substitute for a good yoga teacher, especially when you’re just starting out, but since you can’t live at the gym, having a good yoga app on your smartphone or tablet can help you keep up with your routine from home or when you travel. Here are three of our favorites.
Work on new moves from home with this app that offers HD videos of 280 poses with instructions, plus 30 ready-made yoga classes. Customize your lessons, progress, classes, schedules and more. This app is great for everyone from beginners to experts. $2.99 for iPhone and iPad.
With this app, you can pick from 27 different sessions from a combination of three levels, three practices and three durations. This app lets you practice at your own pace and schedule in the comfort of home. Detailed voice and visual instructions guide you through every pose with inhalation and exhalation. Over 200 illustrated pose images help you to achieve correct posture and alignment. Incorporate music from your personal library into your routines. $2.99 for iPhone and iPad.
5 Minute Yoga
If you’re in a hurry but still want to fit in a mini-session of yoga, this is the app for you. This app contains a library of more than 350 illustrated short yoga sessions that you can slip into your day as you get ready for work, take a break at the office or relax before going to bed. A timer helps you to keep your session to just five minutes by doing al poses quickly and with correct form. Choose your own background music for each session. $.99 for iPhone and iPad.
You still need professional instruction to get started, so now’s a great time to schedule your first yoga class for just $10 at Pura Vida Urban Fitness!