What are the best iPad apps for practicing yoga on the go or AirPlaying programs to your TV? Yoga is a great form of exercise to help you lose weight, reduce stress, and enhance flexibility. One of the best things about yoga is that you can do it virtually anywhere. That's especially true with the iPad, whether you want to practice poses or complete workouts, and whether you're a yoga master or just getting started, there's something for everyone. The App Store has many yoga app options, but which ones are the very best?
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Pocket Yoga is filled with all kinds of yoga poses for you to practice and learn. You can either view them and the purpose of each on your own or perform classes. As you complete workouts you will earn in-app karma points that you can use to unlock new environments.
If you want a challenge and an app you can learn and excel with, check out Pocket Yoga.
- $1.99 - Download Now
Yoga Studio comes with HD video classes built right in and almost 300 poses. You can also create your own classes if you'd like and save them for later. Use the scheduling tool to make sure you never miss a yoga session. From beginners to mastering harder techniques and poses, Yoga Studio does a great job of spanning both areas.
If you want the best videos and tutorials, check out Yoga Studio.
- $2.99 - Download Now
Yoga.com Studio breaks out yoga in a way that real people who may not have much contact with it can understand. The main menu is presented like a beautiful magazine cover that is yours to explore. There are over 300 poses and video classes to choose from. You can also specify what goals you want to achieve and Yoga.com studio presents you with classes that help. For example, if you're trying to eliminate back pain, there are sessions available specifically for that.
If you want to target specific areas or eliminate focused kinds of pain, look no further than Yoga.com Studio.
- $4.99 - Download Now
The main focus on Daily Yoga is to help people wanting to lose weight or eliminate pain. Daily Yoga features both HD videos that show detailed steps of poses as well as companion music. There are over 40 yoga sessions available and 300 poses. You can subscribe via in-app purchase for even more content as well.
If you want to get into a regular routine in order to lose weight or relieve stress and pain, Daily Yoga is a safe bet.
- Free - Download Now
For those that want to just start a yoga workout with zero effort, there's Simply Yoga. Instead of giving you lists of poses and classes to choose from, just select the duration and a few other things and start your workout. That's it. No more, no less. The design isn't so great but the videos are high quality and explain poses very well.
For straight forward yoga classes, nothing else — check out Simply Yoga.
- $3.99 - Download Now
If you do yoga as a form of exercise or stress relief, what iPad apps have you found helpful? Let me know in the comments!
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