The 5 Best Meditation Apps

Do you meditate daily or a few times a week? Got a jam-packed schedule and not always the time for quiet time at home? Meditation apps are a welcome getaway into a world of calm, chirping birds, and encouraging words. There a ton of meditation apps to help you de-stress, whereever you happen to be.

Here is our pick oft he 5 best meditation apps:

Headspaceheadspace meditation app

For a meditation process to be highly successful, you need a full dose of practice and total commitment. With the Headspace App, you can make use of the meditation programs built-in the App to reduce stress, maximize your focus and fall asleep faster. These guided programs are carefully included to support a healthy meditation process. You can play sessions anytime, anywhere and even download them to listen offline. Headspace is like your personal trainer and takes your mind to the gym for 10 minutes per day.

The Take10 series is free – it comes with 10 daily guided meditations. With a regular subscription you get access to hundreds and can also record your own.

Headspace comes with trackers, reminders and a timer.

Price: Free limited version
Subscription Plan:  €5.99/month* with unlimited access to the Headspace Collection for 12 months
available for Apple iOS and Android devices

 

Omvana

A meditation process is as subtle and personal as it can get. What’s peaceful and relaxing to one person may be annoying and irksome to another. Which is why, Omvana has been craftily designed to address everyone’s need. Omvana comes with a combination of audio tracks, rhythms, and hums to help you relax and nourish you way through every meditation sessions.

Omvana meditation app

Omvana gives you hundreds of world class meditation tracks for Focus, Peace, Sleep, Enlightenment and even more.

The app contains 500+ tracks of world’s top transformational audios to enhance every area of your life. Hot categories include: Body, Mind, Lifestyle, Productivity, Relationships and Hypnosis.

This app is fully customizable to help you create a beautiful meditation experience. If a stranger’s voice is disturbing to you, you can record your own voice and use it to guide you through your meditation sessions.

Price: Free limited version
Monthly Membership plan $9.99
available for Apple iOS, Android devices and Web 

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The Mindfulness AppThe Mindfulness meditation App

The Mindfulness App is simple and effortless in its usage. This soothing blue-green app makes you feel good from the moment you tap it. You can easily manage your meditation sessions by choosing a personal timeframe for each session (3 to 30 minutes), whereas the App has an alert feature for session’s reminders with gentle bells. You can also create a regular mediation schedule.

You have a choice between different types of voice guided meditations, or if you want to meditate in silence. You can also design your own meditation. 

The app contains 4 guided meditations a 3, 5, 15, and 30 minutes,  4 silent meditations with bells a 3, 5, 15, and 30 minutes and 1 guided Body Scan. You can find meditations by Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, Rick Hanson, Sharon Salzberg and many others. The meditations are divided into the categories of Mindfulness Meditation, Mindfulness in the Body, Compassion, Nature Meditation, Emotions, Self Healing or Pain Relief, whatever suits your needs right now.

Price: 2,99 US$
available for Apple iOS and Android devices 

 

CalmCalm meditation app

Enjoy a moment of calm. Calm App is the easiest way to get away from you routine life and sit down for a worthy meditation session. The App supports a narrator who walks you through the whole process, asking you to close your eyes, lighten your shoulders, focus on your chest, and notice sensations, and so on. With regular sessions ranging from 2 to 30 minutes, you can just sit down, relax and enjoy the natural sounds.

 

The App teaches you how to meditate with the easy-to-follow program “7 Days of Calm”. You can choose between  7 guided meditation sessions from 2 to 30 minutes, 10 beautiful, immersive nature scenes and 16 blissful music tracks by meditation music master, Kip Mazuy. The premium version brings another 50 guided meditations for focus, creativity, energy, confidence, sleep and much more! Monthly new content updates.

Price: Free limited version
Monthly subscription starts at $4.99
available for Apple iOS and Android devices

 

Buddhifybuddhify meditation app

Buddhify is largely for people living busy city lives. Buddhify is designed to help you relax/meditate on the go. Custom-made meditation tracks, from waking up to going to bed, the app is full of over 80 guided audio exercises which help you develop mindfulness, calm and compassion in the middle of wherever you are and whatever you are doing. The app is packed with 11 hours of customized meditations for at work, going to sleep, when stressed, while traveling, walking to dealing with pain or difficult emotions.  Recommendable especially for beginners.

Price: iOS $4.99 / £3.99 and Android $2.99
available for Apple iOS and Android devices