Balance: Meditation & Sleep 4+

Calm your stress & anxiety

Elevate, Inc.

Designed for iPhone

    • #105 in Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 49.2K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

LIMITED TIME OFFER: GET YOUR FIRST YEAR FREE
- 150k+ 5-star reviews
- 2 million happy customers
- Highest-rated meditation and sleep app in US

Improve your stress, sleep, and more with the world’s first personalized meditation program, now free for your first year.

Balance is your personal meditation coach. Each day, you’ll answer questions about your meditation experience, goals, and preferences. Using an audio library of thousands of files, Balance assembles a daily meditation that's perfect for you. The more you share over time, the more personalized and effective your meditations become.

For a limited time, we're offering everyone a free year of Balance, automatically available when you download the app.

LEARN MEDITATION FUNDAMENTALS

Balance’s daily meditations are organized in 10-day Plans that teach fundamental meditation skills geared toward your goals and needs. You’ll discover how to bring awareness to your day, increase your focus among distractions, and find deep relaxation in moments of stress.

CLEAR YOUR MIND ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

Singles are bite-sized meditations you can use anytime, even on the go. Wake up gently with a morning meditation and stretch, and then make your commute less chaotic with a meditation customized to where you're going and how you're getting there. Clear your mind with animated breathing exercises, and lower your stress, find energy, and increase your focus with quick Relax, Energize, and Concentrate meditations—and many more.

SLEEP WELL WITH BED-TIME RELAXATION EXERCISES

You'll rest easy with our Sleep meditations, Sleep Sounds, and Wind Down activity—a first-of-its-kind interactive that uses bilateral stimulation and controlled breathing to help you relax before bed and find more restful sleep. You'll also experience cutting-edge Immersive Meditations, which blend vibrations, sound effects, and coach guidance to create a brand-new type of meditation experience.

TAKE YOUR MEDITATION PRACTICE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Get started with our Foundations Plan, where you’ll train your focus and reduce anxiety by concentrating on your breath and noticing sensations in your body. Or, if you already meditate often, start with our Advanced Plan, which helps you take your meditation practice to the next level. As a participant in our free-year membership, you’ll also have access to our full library of 10-day personalized Plans, all our on-the-go Singles, and more.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

- Personalized guided meditations tailored to your mood and goals
- 10-day Plans to help you develop your meditation skills
- Bite-sized Single meditations you can use to get more out of any moment
- First-of-their-kind Immersive Meditations to help you relax through a blend of vibration, sound effects, and guidance
- Research-backed activities to help you relax and prepare for restful sleep
- Badges to reward your progress on Plans, Singles, and skills
- Mindful Minutes integration with Apple’s Health app
- 10 concrete meditation techniques to build your practice: Breath Focus, Body Scan, and more

In meditation, “one-size-fits-all” fits no one. We all have our own ways of finding relaxation, focus, and rest. With thousands of paths possible, Balance helps you reach your goals, your way.

SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS

Your first year on Balance is free. After that, Balance offers two auto-renewing subscriptions at $11.99/month and $69.99/year. These prices are for United States customers, pricing in other countries may vary.

Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of each subscription term unless auto-renewal is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the term. Subscription renewals cost the same as the original subscription, and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.

Balance also offers a Lifetime subscription which is paid for by a one-off upfront payment of $399.99 with unlimited access to the Balance library forever.

For additional information, please read our Terms of Service (http://www.balanceapp.com/balance-terms.html) and Privacy Policy (http://www.balanceapp.com/balance-privacy.html).

What’s New

Version 1.56.1

New Single

Holding onto any feelings of resentment or regret? Our new Forgiveness Single can help. You'll choose to work toward forgiving yourself or someone else before using Visualization to experience the freedom and peace that comes with truly letting go.

This update also includes bug fixes and other audio improvements to enhance your listening experience.

We want to hear from you! Please send your thoughts, questions, and suggestions to feedback@balanceapp.com

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
49.2K Ratings

49.2K Ratings

Fitnesslovey ,

• • A M A Z I N G • •

This app is beyond amazing! I love it so much. All of the single meditations are like little bites of joy when you need it, or a helping hand for the soul if things are rocky. I was already using another well-known app pretty regularly, but the set-up of this one is just perfect. You can choose to follow along with a plan or open the app up for a quick single meditation based on your specific need at the time. And the best part is, you can choose the duration of time that works specifically for you. Usually it’s 5 or 10 minutes but with some, they go down to 3 minutes or up to 15. I cannot say enough good things about this app. Thank you for being so kind and generous with your software during this wild time; it does not go unnoticed. I will happily sign up for the paid subscription to this beautiful app when the time comes.
❤️🤸‍♀️

Some kind suggestions:
I would love to see more single meditations added on a regular basis, or different variations of the same ones. For instance, with the concentrate meditation, I was surprised that it didn’t include visualization. On that note, I would LOVE to see an entire guided plan for visualization practice/learning how to visualize. It would be cool if there was a log to see which meditations you did on which days. Also, different breathing techniques included in different meditations — I adore the ‘energize’ single. That’s all for now. Thank you again, you beautiful humans! xoxo

Jared Leal 75 ,

Finally, a meditation app that works for me!

I’ve wanted to build a meditation practice for a long time. After trying numerous apps, I just gave up. I either fell asleep each time or my mind wandered constantly. I just couldn’t get it.

When I received an email to try this new Balance app, I thought to myself, “just try one more time.” I’m so glad I did. I now have a streak of 34 days, and find myself taking moments throughout the day to just close my eyes and use the skills I’ve been learning without using the app. It’s changing my life. I pay more attention to what I’m doing. I find that I listen better in conversations. Just an overall improvement in my awareness and peace in general.

This app worked for me because it started off with short sessions and easy skills and builds from there. I now find myself wanting to do the longer sessions. I love that this program builds on the success of each session and gives you multiple techniques for your meditation toolkit. Initially, I was disappointed that each meditation didn’t have some soothing spa music. Now I’ve come to welcome the silence because I can really hear myself. This is a fantastic app and I can’t wait to see where it goes from here. Please know that I’ve never written an app review in my life, so this is the highest compliment I can possibly give. Thank you for making meditation so accessible and easy to develop into an everyday practice.

vthap ,

I genuinely thought meditation was Nonsense

As someone who never mediated and was uninformed regarding this topic, I couldn’t see how just simply closing your eyes and sitting in silence could have any benefits….And that’s true because it doesn’t, because that’s not what mediation is at all. It’s actually way more layered and complex than I had ever imagined. I was so wrong about all of it. The idea of meditating seemed counter intuitive through the lens of anxiety and adult ADHD, both of which have kept me in constant motion from task to task. So I figured meditating would just increase my anxiety and make me more restless so I made up facts about it to myself and never tried. The barrier to entry is always what makes trying new things hard but for mediation Balance was a seamless and relaxingly simple experience. I started out with only 3 mins a day and instantly felt my stress, anxiety, restlessness dissipate, while my focus and mood improve drastically. Honestly I used to think the only way to feel this kind of relaxation and lowered anxiety was from a few drinks…..it’s great to know there is a much better, healthier and sustainable option. 10/10 I would recommend Balance to everyone and I’ve suggest it to everyone I care about.

App Privacy

The developer, Elevate, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

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