New Delhi: 'Disconnect to connect'- this one line perfectly describes the word 'Yoga'. Yoga practice disconnects yourself from all the materialistic pleasures and connects your body and soul.
In order to raise awareness about this ancient yet powerful form of meditation, June 21st is celebrated as International Yoga Day worldwide.
Now that we all are living in the era of e-wearables, it is extremely important for all of us to track each and every details of our health even while practicing yoga.
So, here's the list of some yoga wearables which can help you track your fitness goals:
Nadi: Yoga pants
Doing yoga without an instructor is a daunting task. But thanks to Nadi X pants, designed to make our yoga practice a little easier. These pants vibrates to guide you to correct your yoga posture. The intensity of vibrations gradually goes down as you get closer to the perfect pose.
Enflux: Exercise clothing
This yoga friendly smart clothing is just like your personal trainer. With a series of sensors, these smart workour clothes tracks the 3D movements of your body while excercising and translates the details to the companion iOS and Android app. Based on your performance these apps gives the rea-time feed-back and suggestions to improve your yoga performance.
Spire: Breathe tracker
You can attach this small and cute wearable with your vest, belt or bra. Designed by Calming Technologies Lab at Stanford,this gadget monitors your breathing patterns during workouts. Apart from this the tiny wearable also counts your footsteps throughout the day to indicate when you are tensed or stressed and also pinpoints what makes you focused.
Prana: Serenity Booster
Prana, meaning life in Sanskrit is an ultimate stress relief wearable. Just like a traditional pedometer, this wearable tracks both breathing patterns and posture, the two crucial fundamnetals of Yoga. This device is capable of tracking up to 10 breaths and postures and easily distinguish between chest and diaphragmatic breathing.
SmartMat: A Yoga Mat
Well, technically it's not a wearable but SmartMat is a reponsive yoga mat helps you take your Yoga practice to the next level. Compatible with Android and iOS devices, this intelligent mat tracks your positioning and makes real-time suggestions. The best thing about the mat is, it rolls up just like a regular Yoga mat and promises six hours of battery life.