Pocket Yoga - Practice Builder
By Rainfrog, LLC
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Creating your custom yoga routine has never been easier! Pocket Yoga - Practice Builder allows you to build, edit and share complete yoga practices.
Make a practice in minutes by selecting your desired poses and adjusting their order and duration. Then add music, set the tempo and you’re done! Try your practice by following along with the guided instruction, or share it with your friends and see what they think. Perfect for yoga teachers or intermediate to advanced level yogis.
• Choose from a list of over 200 poses, including variations and transitional poses.
• Specify the order and the duration of each pose.
• Follow suggestions on the next pose or choose from a complete list.
• Set the duration to hold each pose.
• Adjust what the voiceover will say.
• Add music from a built-in list or from your music library.
• Email, Message or AirDrop a practice to your friends so they can try it.
• Convert your practices to PDF documents.
• Print your practices wirelessly with AirPrint.
• Play your practices on a TV with AirPlay or TV out support.
What's New in Version 4.0.0
• Improved support for iOS 9 with special focus on the iPad Pro
• Added keyboard shortcuts: press and hold the Command key on your physical keyboard to see the shortcuts
• Technical fixes
If you’re enjoying Pocket Yoga - Practice Builder, please leave us a review or rating in the App Store. It really helps us. Namaste!
Needs to Play Nice with Pocket Yoga
I am a huge fan of Pocket Yoga and have been using it for some time. I love the idea that you acquire Karma points from completing a certain amount (15 minutes) of practice. As both Pocket Yoga and Pocket Yoga - Practice Builder are made by the same company (and sold as complimentary apps), I intuited that they would in some way or another compliment one another. Or at least to interact in any way whatsoever.
I can't send my built practices to Pocket Yoga to use there. And I don't acquire any Karma from completing practices which I have created. I feel like this is an oversight.
I should be able to create a practice in Builder and send that to Pocket Yoga to add to my repot pure of practices, thereby allowing me to gain karma. If I'm just missing something and someone corrects me I will change this to five starts immediately. I also think that after spending $13 to get both apps that I should get a little free Karma.
As others have pointed out, there is inconsistency in the voicing of the name of poses. Sometimes there is just a bell. Sometimes there isn't. There needs to be a setting allowing users to decide if each pose will be named, named and described, intoned, or nothing. Finally, I would pay another two bucks to get some extra voice over for common transitions between poses to make the created practices feel more natural.
Great program with a few issues
Pocket Yoga Builder has a good library of poses and allows adding your own. The program allows creating loops for repetitive sequences such as Sun Salutations and allows setting time to hold poses specified as number of breathes or seconds.
One distracting problem is not all poses has spoken names, such as Supine Pigeon, and a bell tone rings. I prefer to listen to instructions, wihout looking at my display during my practice, but th bell requires ckecking the screen to see the pose.
Another annoying issue occurs in a loop where all poses have bells, such as in a loop with Supine Pigeon left and right, where the program skips a bell and you get out of sequence. The solution is to add a Corpse Pose, which has a spoken name, to the loop.
Fantastic: easy and well designed
This is the best yoga app I've tried. It's very easy to create routines, and to customize them down to every detail--music, length, vocal cues, background. It even allows you to build custom poses (rarely needed as their pose library is pretty extensive). My only request would be to share routines in the Pocket Yoga app, and more easily with friends who are also using these apps.
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Nov 17, 2015
- Version: 4.0.0
- Size: 109 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Rainfrog, LLC
- © 2009-2015 Rainfrog, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.