Your smartphone may not be the first place you go to when looking for advice on your yoga practice—after all, the latter is about being in touch with your body and mind, while the other is about being in touch with … everyone and everything else. But sometimes your smartphone can be a great yoga companion—for example, when you’re trying to master a particularly difficult pose without the help of your teacher.
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While yoga mats are usually not a friendly place for cell phones, there are a new breed of mobile apps designed to improve any studio practice and bring out our inner yogis.
This list of 12 yoga apps offers all sorts of benefits to all different skill levels -- beginners, pros and the casual practitioner will all find something to take their practice to the next level. From apps that let us find new poses, to instruction, breathing advice and deeper rest, these 12 apps are a great tool set for the digitally-minded yogi in all of us.