10 Online Resources for Yoga and Meditation 
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10 Online Resources for Yoga and Meditation 

Online from your laptop or phone, at a tap of a button, has been a growing concept for several years and with the recent lockdown forcing almost the entire country to stay at home, yoga online has boomed. There are so many resources out there, it can be a little overwhelming. We compiled 10 of our favourites to help you and most of them come with a free trial! Bonus. 

So whether you’re a seasoned yogi or ready to give it a go for the first time, these sites and apps will help you on your journey.

Ekhart Yoga 

With new online classes each week, Ekhart Yoga helps to make yoga part of your daily routine. They also offer pilates, meditation and programmes to help you deepen your practice.

You can sign up for a 2 week free trial.

Best for: Tailored programmes and beautifully zen classes. 

Movement for Modern Life 

Known for its variety in teachers and classes, this popular site features a great filtering system that helps you find a class to suit your mood. 

You can try a 14-day free trial before commiting to a monthly or yearly subscription. 

Best for: A huge variety of teachers, all with a unique teaching style

Downdog app 

The downdog app group includes apps for Yoga, Yoga for beginners, HIIT, Barre, 7 Minute and Prenatal Yoga. All apps deliver a no-frills, personalised yoga experience right from your phone. 

Free for everyone until 1st May with students, teachers and healthcare professionals having free access until 1st July. 

Best for: The music lover! Switch it up from classical to sounds of nature. 

Glo 

Glo offers something for everyone with over 4000 classes in 16 different styles. Based on a community of members, Glo lets you interact with other members, including regular Q+A’s with world-renowned teachers. 

Free for the first 15 days 

Best for: Range of classes that cover multiple styles.

Gaia

Gaia offers more than just yoga classes, they have an enormous amount of material aimed at deepening your mind, body and spiritual connection. Gaia is one of the biggest platforms yet one of the most budget-friendly. 

Offers 1 week free trial 

Best for: If you want more than just a physical yoga practice

Online meditation resources 

Calm 

This app has been helping millions find a state of calm over recent years. Whether you need more restful sleep, want to learn to meditate or simply want a beautifully-soothing story, this app will have you covered. 

Calm offers some free content or a yearly subscription to unlock all the content. They also offer a 7-day free trial.

Best for: Finding (and sticking to) a daily meditation practice as there are new meditations everyday

Justbreathe app 

An app that helps you find stillness and balance during life’s ups and downs. The Justbreathe app is simple, incredibly easy to use and perfect for any time of day. 

The app is free

Best for: Those that don’t think a meditation app is for them! 

Headspace

Headspace focuses on making mindful living accessible for all. Recently Headspace created a collection called ‘Weathering the storm’. It consists of meditations, sleep and movement exercises specifically made for this time of uncertainty. 

Some features on the app are free including all ‘weathering the storm content. They offer a 2 week free trial and an annual subscription after that. 

Best for: Beginners to mindfulness and those wanting to live a more mindful life. 

Smiling Mind 

This is a non-for-profit web and app-based meditation program. Smiling Mind’s goal is to reduce the amount of mental health related illnesses in young people. They have started a ‘Thrive Inside’ initiative, which anybody can use. It helps you foster good mental habits during the lockdown.

The app is free 

Best for: Those that want to feel good whilst supporting a great cause. 

Insight Timer

With over 30K free guided meditations, it’s no wonder this app is one of the most popular out there. Their homepage is a never-ending scroll of talks, music and guided meditations, on a wide range of topics, it’s a one-stop-shop for all your mental wellbeing needs.

The app is free

Best for: If you’re looking to spend more time meditating and want new content every time. 

Aswell as the above resources, we recommend heading to your local studio’s website for more information on their online offering. If you’re looking for studio’s with online classes, check out this blog.

 


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