New Delhi: International Yoga Day is celebrated in India and around the world today, June 21. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that this year’s theme for International Yoga Day will be “Yoga for Humanity”. To celebrate Yoga Day from the safety of your home, you can download yoga apps to your phone to help you access yoga-related information, practices, and tips. These apps not only help you view classes, yoga poses, and motivation right on your smartphone screen, but also allow you to organize your workout based on your fitness level and needs. Although these apps are free to download, almost all of them will require a membership fee to offer exclusive content as well as remove ads.
Here are the 5 best yoga apps to download on your phone, selected based on user reviews and app store ratings:
With over 50 lakh downloads on the Google Play Store and over 2.52 lakh reviews, Down Dog currently enjoys a Play Store rating of 4.9 stars (out of 5). Perfectly suited for beginners, Down Dog prides itself on never repeating the same workout over and over again. It offers more than 60,000 different configurations to meet all needs. From dynamic music to six different yoga trainer voices to choose from, Down Dog is an ideal companion for your yoga practice.
Daily yoga: fitness + meditation
Winner of Google Play’s 2022 Editor’s Choice award, Daily Yoga has seen over 1 crore downloads on Android and boasts a 4.7-star Play Store rating. The app will provide easy access to dozens of yoga poses, guided yoga classes, and even weight loss yoga challenges to keep you engaged. Daily Yoga also comes with a Smart Coach feature, which allows you to set up a 28-day class schedule to help you achieve your goals.
Yoga For Beginner – Yoga App
With over 10 lakh downloads, the Yoga app currently enjoys a Google Play rating of 4.8 stars. From improving mindfulness to burning unwanted fat, the Yoga app can be easily customized to your needs. It offers 30 day yoga workout plans for weight loss and also has exercises you can do anywhere, anytime. The app also boasts of providing “scientifically proven yoga workouts for women”.
With over 1 crore downloads, Yoga-Go currently enjoys a 4.6 star Google Play rating. Perfect for setting up your home yoga workout schedule. Yoga-Go features workout videos from the pros, three challenging levels with customizable options for women and men, over 300 workout programs, and new content every month.
Yoga – Yoga on track
With over 5 lakh downloads, Yoga – Track Yoga is currently rated 4.8 stars on Google Play. Suitable for beginners, the app provides a step-by-step yoga guide that can be explored and followed at your own pace. You can set weekly goals, collect badges and also set session reminders.
Also suitable for finding verified yoga centers: Ayush Ministry Namaste-Yoga
Apart from the above apps, Ayush Ministry also has its own yoga app called Namaste-Yoga. It has been downloaded over 10 trillion times, according to Google Play. The app lets you locate yoga centers near you, as well as upcoming events and verified trainers. Apart from yoga-related information, Namaste-Yoga will also act as your personal fitness tracker, helping to count daily steps and calories burned.