Yoga has been practised in India since time immemorial. More than an exercise, yoga is a lifestyle whose origin can be traced back to the ancient India. Yoga is an art of balancing heart, mind, and soul. But many have lost interest in it with time.
To recollect its importance, PM Narendra Modi took an initiative and proposed the idea of International Yoga Day at the UN General Assembly in 2014. Now June 21 is recognised as International Yoga Day worldwide. Interestingly, 21st day of June is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
On the International Yoga Day, we bring for you a list of such apps which will motivate you and make your exercise simpler.
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Last year, Apple launched Breathe App for Apple Watch. The app reminds you of the time for breathing exercises every day. It guides you through a series of deep breaths. The main aim of the app is to calm you down in the hustle bustle of daily life. When you use this app, your watch automatically mutes some notifications. But if you take a break in between the session, it ends automatically and you are bereft of any credit.
If deep breathing is a priority, daily consumption of water in right proportions is also important. Our body needs hydration, but it is also necessary that we consume water at the right time. The Daily Water app reminds us the required quantity at the right time.
Meditation is the next most important part of Yoga. This app is a perfect meditation app for beginners. But it also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users. The meditation sessions are available for time intervals as 3, 5,10,15,20 or 25 minutes. You can opt for any duration depending upon your schedule.
This is a membership- based app available on iPhone and iPad for free. It gives the users an access to over 3,800 classes in a variety of styles, levels, and durations. It is pretty user-friendly. It allows you to set your daily goals and help you monitor your heart rate during each practice.
This app teaches yoga with a twist. It mixes traditional yoga with interval training. It gives a personal digital coach. The app is constantly updated and is kept interesting. The app is available for free on iPad and iPhone and also supported on Apple TV.
This app has made exercise interesting and fun. The app motivates people to come back to it every day. Every time it has a new sequence and a new workout routine. The app is user-friendly as it is highly customised. The app also allows you to play your customised music playlist in the background. It is available for free on both Apple and Android phones.
This International Yoga Day, pledge to keep exercise as a part of your life even in your busy schedules.
Here are Tweets of some popular Indian personalities promoting the spirit of Yoga.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) June 21, 2017
— Juhi Chawla (@iam_juhi) June 21, 2017
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) June 21, 2017
— Swami Ramdev (@yogrishiramdev) June 21, 2017