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Mobile Yogi: Apps to Make It Easier and Cheaper to Do Yoga

From reduced stress to better sleep and everything between, many people have discovered the benefits of yoga. Fortunately,  a number of great apps are available to make it more convenient and less costly than ever.

The Yoga.com app is meant for everyone, from those just starting out to yoga gurus. The app helps users understand exercises better with HD video and 3D muscle images for each pose. It offers more than 300 poses and breathing exercises along with 45 predefined yoga programs. Yoga.com costs $3.99 and is available for iOS and Android.

The Daily Yoga app offers more than 400 poses with videos and more than 50 yoga sessions and programs. Users can chose from poses geared to the level of yoga they’re at, from casual to intense, and pick from sessions that last between five and 45 minutes. It’s free for iOS, Android and Windows Phone but to get full access you’ll need to pay for an upgrade.

Pocket Yoga offers more than 200 illustrated pose images showing correct posture and alignment along voice and visual instruction guides. Pocket Yoga also allows users to choose between 27 different sessions with varying duration and difficulty and you can track progress and unlock new environments along the way. Pocket Yoga is available for Android, Windows Phone, and iOS, including Apple Watch.

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