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International Yoga Day: Best Yoga apps to help you get fit

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:49 IST

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental, and spiritual discipline that is being adapted for contemporary times now that people have rediscovered its immense potential. There are innumerable Yoga apps available now on Android, iOS and Windows. These apps provide an audio and visual guide to a diverse range of useful and easy asanas. These range from easy exercises in office spaces to stretches at cramped desks or chairs.

Check out these five best Yoga apps for everyday fitness:

Yoga Studio (iOS)

The app has 65 ready-made Yoga poses and meditation. The sessions range from 10 to 60 minutes in the form of an HD video. Users can also create their own videos via Yoga Studio. One can also customise music and ambient sounds.

Yoga.com Studio (Android, iOS)

Available on Android and iOS, Yoga practitioners can download this app with poses designed for skilled levels. The programs and poses come in an HD video format. Users can add their own Yoga poses and can share the same on the social community available in the app.

FitStar Yoga (iOS)

FitStar teams up with Yoga guru and Strala Yoga founder Tara Stiles to bring you FitStar Yoga. The app is filled with Yoga poses to lose weight and increase fitness. Each Yoga session is provided in an HD video and has soundtrack and audio guidance. Users can track their progress with milestones and achievements. The app can also be integrated with Jawbone UP, MyFitnessPal, and Fitbit.

3D Yoga Anatomy (iOS)

The app has a 40-pose illustration showing the transition of the body in terms of muscle tightening, lengthening and stabilising - and a way to deepen each asana.

Daily Yoga (Android, iOS)

The app has a library of 50 Yoga classes and over 400 workout poses complimented with a background score and HD quality videos. Seven Yoga plans are available for beginners, focusing on certain exercises.

First published: 21 June 2016, 1:31 IST