Meditation is one of the best anxiety and stress relief practices. Many people meditate daily or just a few times weekly. While meditation has been around for centuries, it is still very popular today. The best meditation app is one that can help you get to a relaxed state of mind and feel better all around. Everyone may have their own preference, so take a look at the ones we have listed and find the one that is right for you.

10 Best Meditation Apps

1

The Mindfulness App

Available for: iPhone/Android

Price: $1.99

The Mindfulness app is a simple one that is easy and convenient for users. It has guided meditation built right into the app, which is average from 3 to 30 minutes for each. You can set a meditation reminder alarm, personalize your individual meditation to suit your needs and set reminder bells for during the sessions. This app has received 4.5 stars in reviews!

2

Meditate

Available for: Android

Price: $2.49

Meditation apps that can simulate the environment of a meditation studio are very popular. The Meditate app for Android phones does just that! It has inserted the sounds of a studio that can calm and soothe you into a relaxed state of bliss. The sounds include Tibetan singing bowls in specially recorded sessions that you can enjoy from home or on the go. This app has received 4.4 stars from reviewers.

3

Buddhist Meditation Trainer

Available for: Android

Price: Free

Buddhist meditation techniques are known to be very effective for many things. The Buddhist Meditation Trainer has received 4.6 stars from reviews and some people state this is the best meditation app they have found on the market. Buddhist Meditation Trainer is designed to help enlighten your soul and give you peace. This app offers uplifting quotes, reminders and helps you move up several levels of practice, just as if you were working in a Buddhist style meditation group. The best part is it is free!

4

MindBody Connect

Available for: iPhone/Android

Price: Free

This is one of the meditation apps that helps you connect with a nearby meditation group or studio. When you are on the go and busy, you can pull up local places that have meditation sessions. This app can even help you find a new session when you are out-of-town. It has a sync function with your calendar and you can book and pay for sessions right from your phone.

5

Buddhify 2

Available for: iPhone

Price: $1.99

This app has received 4.5 stars from reviews and iPhone users have stated this is another candidate for best meditation app. This app gets rid of the excuse that you don’t have the place or time for meditation. It offers choices of sessions and locations that are easy and convenient to take part in. You can have a rest whatever you’re doing anytime anywhere and meditate with this app. Whether you are out walking around town or in the middle of the night, the app has guided meditations and affirmations for just the right time.

6

Smiling Mind

Available for: iPhone/iPad/Android

Price: Free

Kids need meditation like busy adults! There is a large amount of stress in kid’s lives these days with overstimulation from electronic devices, tons of homework and busy schedules. Having kids stop and meditate can help calm and soothe them. This app has a structured meditation program for kids of different age groups with a set of calming music.

7

Calm

Available for: iPhone/iPad

Price: Free

This app has the "7 Steps of Calm" program. The program is accompanied with music and visual scenes, which helps you reach the ultimate state of relaxation in 2 to 20 minute. There great voice guides you through and reviewers state this is one of the top meditation apps on the market.

8

Relax Melodies

Available for: iPhone/iPad/Android

Price: Free

If you have your meditation routine down but need a little background music to help, Relax Melodies may be able to help. This app has a full library of music tracks designed for meditation and even some to help you sleep better. The app also has a timer and alarm you can set for either meditating or your mid-day power naps.

9

Headspace

Available for: iPhone/iPad/Android

Price: Free

This app is specifically designed to get people meditating. Many people know the importance of taking a few minutes each day to close the mind and calm the soul for good all-around health and peace. This app helps them practice it. It was designed by a former Buddhist monk, Andy Puddicombe, who narrates each session with style and professionalism. He actually has quite a few fans who state that his voice is very soothing for meditation.

10

Omvana

Available for: iPhone

Price: Free

Omvana is a favorite among meditation app users because it allows you to customize your meditation sessions. You can add any quotes, sounds and repetitive noises that fit your very own meditation style! The app has received 4.5 stars from reviewers and has its own mixing board that you can even create meditation music yourself. If other apps that have guided meditation, don’t quite suit your style, this app allows you to record your own voice for your sessions.

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  • KristinAug.31 13:03
    Fitting here and just launched is Meditation Easy App. Meditation Easy is a 10-weeks intense program to learn authentic meditation. Meditators experience 30 unique meditation techniques to acquire a multi-dimensional understanding of meditation and finding their own meditation style. The idea is to become an independent meditator after practicing with the app for some time. Try it out: Web: http://meditation-easy.com iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/.../meditation.../id1014474760... Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details... If you have any questions, please contact us: [email protected] Keep meditating. Kristin (Founder Meditation Easy)
  • EstebanJun.28 21:37
    Welzen is a mindfulness meditation app as well :) Feel free to download. Welzen features tons of free meditations organized in categories such as stress relief, anxiety management, focus training, creativity enhancement and relationship improvement. Welzen includes coaching sessions, is free to download and super simple to use.
  • Thank you. This is very helpful for me personally and also for my life coaching clients. Meditation will change your life!
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