It's International Yoga Day!
June 21st, the longest day of the year, is also known worldwide as International Yoga Day. Since 2015, yogis around the world have celebrated this occasion by getting in touch with their spiritual side, alone or together. If you are also observing this day, why not do it with the best possible soundtrack? Here are the Top 10 yoga songs especially chosen for you to have the most peaceful day possible. Namaste!
1. “Heart Beats Slow” by Angus and Julia Stone
Why you should listen to it: This song is smooth, but not slow. Its catchy beat is ideal for the most active part of your yoga session.
2. “Simone” by Arms and Sleepers
Why you should listen to it: This song has a unique sound, yet it definitely qualifies as easy-listening because of its relaxing, chill vibe. It’s perfect for any occasion but especially for yoga.
3. “Keep Your Head Up” by Ben Howard
Why you should listen to it: For its beautiful acoustic melody and its soothing vocals. Most of all, you should listen to it because of its uplifting, inspiring message that will encourage you to give it all you’ve got.
4. “Reminder” by Mumford and Sons
Why you should listen to it: This beautiful song is short and sweet. It might only last 2 minutes, but it’s still totally worth the listen.
5. “Before I Go” by Yanni
Why you should listen to it: This beautiful piano melody is relaxing and uplifting at the same time, making it appropriate for both meditation and yoga.
6. “The Come Down” by Moby
Why you should listen to it: This song is tailor-made for those of you who need to do yoga with instrumental music. This “typical yoga relaxation music” will certainly put you in a meditative state.
7. “To Build a Home” by the Cinematic Orchestra ft. Patrick Watson
Why you should listen to it: This song is simply beautiful. It has a lovely melody combined with more intense and more relax moments, which makes it just right for the core of the session.
8. “All is Full of Love” by Björk
Why you should listen to it: This song’s mellow beat makes it perfect for those of you who want to relax without falling asleep. P.S. For those of you who don’t like lyrics, this song’s instrumental version is also great!
9. “The Great Escape” by Patrick Watson
Why you should listen to it: This lovely melody is great for yoga, because it is just calm enough to relax, but also uplifting enough not to fall asleep. Patrick Watson’s beautiful vocals are really the star of this song, which makes it impossible not to love.
10. “Immune” by Groenland
Why you should listen to it: This song is a little more upbeat, which is great when you need a boost of energy after a mindfulness session.