Best Yoga Apps To Improve Your Flexibility At Home

Get ready to touch your toes! Your search for an app to ace the asanas ends here.

In the course of recent years, yoga has experienced an upsurge in acceptance all over the globe. For the restless mind, it gives solace. For the sick, it is a boon. For some, it helps to keep themselves fit and beautiful. Whether you are a fitness fanatic or just starting to exercise, yoga may be the exercise you need. This mind-body exercise includes physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation. A regular yoga practice can promote endurance, strength, calmness, flexibility and well being.

If you’ve ever wanted to try yoga but are too busy with your strenuous schedule, then it’s time to get on the mat dusting in the rack. In today’s world, you can do almost anything from the comfort of your own home, if you do not have the time to invest in learning yoga from a trained professional then there are mobile apps that can provide you with desired results.

Here is the list of yoga apps helping millions of users maintain a healthy lifestyle.

1. Down Dog


Difficulty level : Beginner to Advanced

Price: Free to download, with 8$/month or 50$/year for a premium membership 

Download: Android, iOS

This is the most phenomenal yoga app. Every detail has been considered to create an unprecedentedly smooth, easy, personalized experience that you would want to use every day. Each and every part of the yoga session is completely customizable, down to the voice of the guidance and speed of the flow. It has many choices for difficulty level and even more selections for the type of practice, with times ranging from 12 minutes to 110 minutes. The spoken instructions are easy to understand. The upgrade to buy after the trial lets you change the type of music. The most lovable thing about this app is no two classes are ever exactly the same. It generates new sequences and keeps the practice fresh. Thus making it one of the best.

2. Glo


Difficulty level: Beginner to Advanced

Price: Free to download, with $18/month for unlimited classes

Download: Android, iOS

Glo is one of the top-ranked yoga apps on the Apple App Store, offering more than 4,000 classes and 16 styles of yoga from beginners to advanced levels. Glo lets you customise your session based on your needs be it the duration: short or lengthy, or for a specific need, such as back pain or to improve your flexibility. It’s worth mentioning that Glo has this feature, which lets you gift a certain number of classes to anyone you want. Whether you’re a teacher or practitioner, the other amazing instructors on this app will take you to a whole new level!

3. Alo moves


Difficulty level: Beginner to Advanced

Price: $20 per month for premium

Download: Android, iOS

Alo Moves is a yoga app from Alo Yoga, the trendy athleisure line adored by celebrities like Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid. It offers many different types of yoga classes, including vinyasa, Hatha, ashtanga, and restorative. In addition to yoga, Alo has fitness classes such as HIIT, barre, and Pilates, and mindfulness sessions where you can focus on breathwork. Classes range from about 10 minutes to 90 minutes. Alo Moves has over 70 different instructors, so it’s easier to find a teaching style that works the best for you.

4. 5 Minute Yoga


Difficulty level: Beginner to Intermediate

Price: Free, with 3$/month for premium

Download: Android, iOS

The best thing about this app is you can use it even without buying the premium. Pocket Yoga is a great, beginner-friendly app to try. It’s perfect for those who want a yoga app that they can just download and not worry about being charged a monthly or yearly subscription fee. It helps you start right away, is easy to follow, and has just enough instruction that helps with accuracy. The flow is fairly quick for beginners, but if you do it a couple of times you start to pick up the sequence. The 5-minute sessions are perfect for a relaxation break at work, in between your hectic day. They’re also great to squeeze in during your busy morning routine or before you go to bed.

5. Gaia


Difficulty level: Beginner to Advanced

Price: subscription costs about $10 per month 

Download: Android, iOS

Gaia is a mix of yoga, meditation, personal transformation, and alternative healing content with over 8,000 original videos. You can create your own custom flow using the app’s smart-link feature that allows you to add blocks of poses to classes. Gaia lets you save the video so that you can even view it later offline. Gaia mainly focuses on merging mindfulness and spirituality with yoga practice.

Final Verdict

Yoga has slowly become one of the most trusted methods to stay healthy self, reducing stress and pressures of daily life. It is easier to get confused about where to start when there are a plethora of options, hope the above list helps you choose the one that fits you the best. It is important that you are aware and are aptly prepared before you start attempting any difficult poses. To avoid any unnecessary strain, it is better to first learn the beginner poses before you move on to the next level.

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