Windows 8 Yoga App To Learn Yoga at Home

Yoga is a free Windows 8 Yoga app that lets you learn different types of yoga asanas at home. In this Windows 8 app, you will find different poses or asanas which you can practice at home. These ‘easy to do’ asanas help you meditate, reduce stress, and relax at home.

This free Windows 8 Yoga app teaches yoga under 5 categories – Seated and Twist, Pranayama, Meditation, Forward Bends, and Core. Under each category, there are a number of poses shown along with detailed step-wise instructions to perform them.

 The Yoga app

This Yoga app is freely available under the Health & Fitness category of Windows Store. Let’s have a look at this free Windows 8 Yoga app in detail.

Learn Yoga at Home using Yoga App

To start, you first have to install this app on your Windows 8 PC. As you launch it, you will see the start screen showing 5 categories of Yoga asanas as pictures, along with the names of categories.

As you click on the first category, you will see a list of poses with pictures on the left side of the screen. Besides each picture, the name of pose is mentioned in English and Hindi. As soon as you click on a pose, the step-by-step instructions to perform that particular pose will be displayed on the right side of the screen. Use the back arrow button on the top left corner of the screen to go back to the main screen. This button is available on each category screen.

The first category, Seated and Twist, has poses like Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, Hero Pose, Monkey Pose, Cow Face Pose, and Full Boat Pose.

Yoga Seated and Twist Category

The second category, Pranayama, has poses like Deep Breath Retention, Channel Cleaning Breadth, Deer Seal, and Conqueror Breath.

Yoga Pranayama Category

The third category, Meditation, displays poses like Big Mind Meditation, Do the Right Thing Meditation, Love Your Enemies Meditation, Mantra Meditation, and Self-Inquiry Meditation.

Yoga Meditation Category

Poses like Bound Angle Pose, Extended Puppy Pose, Head-to-Knee Forward Bend, Seated Forward Bend, and Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend are displayed in the fourth category, Forward Bends, of the app.

Yoga Forward Bends Category

The fifth category, Core, displays poses like Full Boat Pose, Happy Baby Pose, Plank Pose, and Side-Reclining Leg Lift.

Yoga Core Category

Simply click on the picture of any pose to obtain its detailed step-by-step instructions.

Key Features of this Free Windows 8 Yoga App

  • Free Windows 8 Yoga app to learn Yoga at home.
  • Pictures of poses displayed.
  • English and Hindi names of poses mentioned.
  • Simple and easy to use interface.

Also check out some other free Yoga apps and BMI calculator apps we reviewed earlier.

My Verdict

Yoga is a free Windows 8 app that lets you learn yoga at home by following detailed step-wise instructions in the app. The poses under various categories are shown as beautiful pictures. However, there is just one pose shown against a number of steps. It is important to do yoga in a proper way, otherwise it can harm your body instead of doing good. This would have been a better app if it had more picture poses against steps. Secondly, the benefits of yoga asanas given in this app are not mentioned anywhere. But, if you have been doing yoga for sometime and have an idea of different asanas and their usefulness, you can try this app.

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