FitStar Yoga

FitStar, Inc.

Price Category Version Released Last Updated Size Compatibility Age
Free Health & Fitness 1.2.3 Dec 09, 2014 Sep 28, 2017 102.9 MB iOS 8.0 or later 4+
New in version 1.2.3

+ Bug fixes


Practice yoga anytime, anywhere with FitStar Yoga! We’ve teamed up with internationally recognized yoga expert Tara Stiles to provide the perfect experience made just for you. From beginners to expert yogis, you’re always just a tap away from a completely personalized yoga session. Whether you’re traveling, can’t make it to the studio or simply prefer the comfort of your own home, just grab a mat and begin.

For less than the cost of pair of yoga pants, get an entire year of Premium with access to exclusive, customized sessions for losing weight and gaining flexibility, a variety of new workouts added monthly, HD video, connect to some of the most popular devices and apps, and much more. FitStar Yoga's dynamic sessions continually personalize the experience based on your feedback, goals, and capabilities -- just like a personal yoga instructor! And FitStar constantly brings you new poses to keep things fun, fresh, and fit.

From the makers of FitStar Personal Trainer, the recipient of the App Store Editors' Choice & Best of 2013 and 2014 App Awards, FitStar Yoga is made for beginners and experts alike to reduce stress and gain strength.

Additional FitStar Yoga Features:

+ Dynamic HD video shows you the poses while Strala Yoga founder Tara Stiles provides guidance

+ Choose duration and intensity of each session

+ Custom audio tracks get you flowing, and streaming music support to keep you moving at your own beat

+ AppleTV support puts your workouts on the big screen and the iPhone or iPad becomes a remote control for your workouts

+ Track your progress and milestones with achievements, unlocking new poses and badges as you improve

+ Connect your Fitbit, Jawbone UP, or MyFitnessPal account to automatically sync your weight and consolidate your fitness activity

+ Integrated with Health app to track your calories burned and workouts, contributing to your overall Health dashboard

Please note, you must have an active Internet connection to use FitStar Yoga.

FitStar is free to download and use. Upgrading to FitStar premium adds the above features and is available through an auto-renewing subscription. A monthly subscription is $7.99 and a yearly subscription is $39.99. Subscription is for FitStar Yoga app only.

Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

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I have the free version
Jeidicnbxjsjnzjoakab on 4/16/2018
I have not upgraded to Premium or paid for anything yet and I love what this app has to offer. The sessions are never buggy for me, even though I have 0gb of storage on my phone. I've thought many times to upgrade to premium but other reviews make me wary. So, until there is positive feedback for Premium, I'm sticking to the free version- which I think everyone should give a try!
Bought Premium - Sessions Still Locked
Pokerspice on 4/16/2018
I purchased the premium service for a year. All of these sessions are still locked. I contacted them twice. I got an email saying to send them a receipt. Which I did. No response. I’ve emailed them four more times. No response. I deleted and reinstalled the app 3 times. I’m contacting Apple today to get a refund if Fitbit doesn’t fix it by noon. Horrible customer service. ***Updated to four stars. Immediately after writing the negative review, they unlocked the premium service. I don’t know if it was just a timing coincidence or if my review sped up the process. Now I have my sessions, and I desperately need them, so I’m happy about that.
Needs to be updated!
UnbreakableGirl on 4/13/2018
I used to love this app (when it worked). Now even though I tried to update to premium, I got none of the premium workouts unlocked. Glad I didn’t try to buy the whole year...I will give better rating when it’s been updated and actually unlocks workouts that you’ve paid for!
I love it!!
Wkree on 4/6/2018
I just started FitStar Yoga and I love it! It helps me calm down after a crazy and stressful day. I never knew doing yoga is so AMAZING!! I will be using this app for a very long time. I would definitely recommend this app to anyone who wants to start to do yoga. Brooke
Fantastic app
PapaDave618 on 4/1/2018
This is the best app I personally have found. It doesn't just show you the poses, it has routines you can follow along with. Young, old or somewhere in between, this app facilitates the beginner to the experienced. This app doesn't have the yoga models that do outlandish stretches, it coaches you just to do the poses to best of your ability at the stage of yoga you are in at the present time. I never was one for exercising much, but after having health issues when I was 50, I decided to change my lifestyle. I started eating healthier and searching the internet for exercising apps. Found some nice muscle toning apps & started walking more. My kids gave me a Fitbit watch which led me to this app. I couldn't be happier. I am more healthier & limber than I have been in years & I am no health fanatic at all. Oh, and as a bonus being a golfer, becoming more limber has help my golf game tremendously. If you're looking to get healthier & slowing down the effects of "Father Time" I highly recommend this app.
Not for beginners
Marlo Clingman on 3/28/2018
I have never taken a yoga class. I have watched a lot of Yoga with Adrienne on YouTube and loved it, but wanted more accurate stats for my Fitbit so I was happy to see that this app came out. Unfortunately it's pretty intense and only gives a few seconds for each move, allowing no time for settling into the pose. Also, every other move is either plank or down dog - my wrists are killing me! I signed up for premium so I could modify the sessions, but the intensity did not change and instead it made the 60 minute, easy session I requested into a 90 minute, normal to hard session. I really hope they work on updating this so that anyone can use it. Some basic how to videos would also be nice. If you are looking for an easily modifiable workout with great, progressive build up and instructions, I highly recommend FitStar personal trainer instead.
Rhilanon on 3/18/2018
Initially I was very happy with the app, but over the months since I become a paying member it started taking forever to load, crashing...eventually I’ve found myself spending more time trying to get the app to start than I have doing yoga. I like the app when it works, but it’s becoming a huge waste of time.
Taking way too long to fix significant bug
nicoke e on 3/6/2018
Been using for years with premium membership. For over a month though I've been going back and forth with IT support because the app won't let me customize the length of my routine anymore. I was late to meetings because this function wasn't working and I had no idea. Support is not providing a timeline and doesn't seem to be too concerned even though editing the timing is one of two reasons to actually pay for the app. Very frustrating
Been buggy for quite some time now.
SnCCohen on 3/6/2018
This is to be the best so out there. Since fit bit bought them it seems to have been put on the back burner and had become just a conduit for recurring revenue instead of staying on top of their game. Still one of the better ones as it is fitness focused not mystical meditation focused. Also a good variety of workouts. Just get ready for glitches and crashes from time to time. My wife has not been able to use it for weeks because it just crashes.
Not sure what happened
Goodasmama on 2/26/2018
I have always used this app for practicing yoga but these past two weeks in the middle of the sessions it would exit out. At first it would only happen one time but now it will crash three times in one session. So frustrating. Not to mention it doesn’t remember my login so I have to log in all over again.
No longer working?
FSUUCLA on 2/21/2018
Upgraded to premium yesterday - I used it a while back and loved it - but now it doesn’t work at all. They did manage to charge my credit card but when I try to customize sessions it says I have to upgrade. Already spent an hour trying to get this straightened out. Hopefully they will agree to a refund.
Paid for Premium...buyer beware...
AlbannachLass on 2/13/2018
After 3 days of back and forth with support I now have access to my Fitstar Yoga account and the Premium sessions. While support did their best to help me, they must have a script they have to follow and it is mighty frustrating. Anyway do yourself a favor use the app in it’s free form until you’ve exhausted all the sessions. Then consider buying the Premium app. Will update this review after using the Premium sessions. Caveat Emptor!
DougStorm on 2/8/2018
Poses clipped. App had the same issues nearly 4yrs ago & they dont fix it. Find a different app unless you wanna speed through a stretch & get injured.
No sound
Cindy Leigh on 2/1/2018
Was excited to try it out. The video played fine but there was no sound. Tried to follow along with the video but was too confusing to keep up. Please fix this sound problem.
paunsears on 1/16/2018
this is my third year using this app, which renews every december, i haven’t used in in a few months but in the past it’s always translated the workout in apple watch fitness. today it didn’t. not sure if it was a fluke, i ran through another workout real quick by just nesting it and same thing. the best part about the app was this feature. gonna bail
No sound
mayalovespodcasts on 1/15/2018
Frustrated because I can only get audio through headphones (which doesn’t work well when trying to do yoga and view a screen). I tried everything they suggested and know my phone is not on mute because all other apps play audio just fine. Why doesn’t this one?
Love it
@nataliaduquew on 1/10/2018
Very cool, I’m using it everyday in addition to my weight training and HIIT at the gym. I can already see faster recovery and increased flexibility
Pretty boring
suebisme on 1/8/2018
I just felt like the routines were mainly focused on stretching with some balance poses here and there. I paid for premium hoping that the ability to customize would be useful or the additional access to other routines would improve things but not so much. Routines are slow to load so do this in advance of your session- its frustrating to wait for. Also, i get why it happens but the choppiness and repetitiveness of the narration gets old.
We need a Apple TV app!!!
RVXO on 1/5/2018
I would love to see an Apple TV app so I can do my workouts in my bedroom at home.
Premium not reflected
JVSSCOOL on 1/3/2018
Please help. I should have listened to the other reviewer. I bought premium but after one week the app keeps saying that I am premium but won’t let me unlock any of the workouts
Regretting my premium subscription
LaurieJS on 12/25/2017
I enjoyed the app before I decided to upgrade to premium a few months ago. I liked the quick 10-15 minute routines. As an appreciative customer, I decided to pay for the premium. The daily premium routines are 25-35 minutes long instead of the quick routines I was enjoying. You have the option to shorten the session to “About 20 minutes” yet the session will still be 25 minutes or longer. I’ve contacted customer support and received two different answers. One said the engineers are trying to fix it and the other response said that it is just the way it is. Regardless of how many times I mark a pose too difficult, it keeps returning in my next sessions. Even at the beginner level, difficult inversions keep showing up. I am disappointed that I subscribed because I can’t get the free sessions I enjoyed.
Best I’ve used
Hal the 5th on 12/14/2017
Tons of great stuff here, especially for being free. And it integrates well with my fit bit obviously. It would be great if it did a better job guiding your breathing.
Doesn’t flow
TrBehr on 12/12/2017
I used to love this app but then I started going to an actual studio and I can see the difference. The poses don’t always flow, a lot of the time it cuts off in the middle of a pose so then your sides are uneven and then they don’t tell you how to set up the pose. It’s hard to just follow a model when you can’t do what they can do. It has a beginner option but it doesn’t make the poses any more accessible to those who have never even stretched for ages. I don’t recommend this app, after trying it again after going to a studio it was frustrating and slow and the flows they have were not any good. You need to set up for poses and they didn’t set you up for any of the poses they just tossed whatever pose they could in next without thinking of what muscles were working and where. If you’re wanting to get into yoga check out a studio or another online course if a studio is not accessible. This app will only set you up incorrectly and not benefit you if you don’t know anything about yoga. Also note that it asks you to rate a pose if it’s too hard or too easy and this is silly. There are always ways to make a pose more challenging and even if you can’t fully get into a pose it does not mean it isn’t accessible in your body. Yoga looks different for everyone. You don’t need to balance to do crow but if you can’t balance it that doesn’t mean it’s “too hard”. Seriously find a nice studio or find something online with like yogaworks that actually knows how to teach a yoga class to beginners.
mostly good, few nitpicky problems
lizzito_ on 12/2/2017
i just really wish it would let me repeat the sessions that are part of my ‘fitness journey’ or whatever. i started the pillars and hips one and had to bail out because i was tired and i foolishly thought i’d be able to restart it. i was obviously wrong and now i missed out on a great workout. it shows the poses but as far as i can tell there’s no way to redo it.
Takes too long to load.
TheDessie on 11/15/2017
With the last update, the app takes around 90 seconds to load. Support was useless. I won’t be renewing.
Fix the bug issues!!!!
Sarah dear on 11/12/2017
Seriously getting frustrated that half the time I can’t even get the app to open and load. Would be a great app if they would fix these glitches.
Sparty530 on 11/11/2017
If you go premium with fit bit yoga could you have access to fit bit coach also! Or would you have to pay separately?
Has potential but...
Jodzzle on 11/7/2017
I've been using this for about a month. These practices are disjointed and confusing. Maybe it's personal preference but i feel like yoga is much more effective when it flows. Im only giving it two stars because I can time my yoga practice and log my active minutes.
Just so perfect!
Desert Sunrise on 10/31/2017
I subscribed yesterday, and immediately checked out a number of the practices, and was thrilled. 😄👍 I am re-gaining my fitness regimen, and yoga is integral to it. Did Morning Mix this morning. Loved it, although I did wish it ended in savasana. From what I’ve seen, there is no spirituality involved. I highly recommend this app!!! 😄💕❤️👍🌷🌸🌺🐝😄
This app went down hill
Lilshap84 on 10/19/2017
I used to use this app pretty religiously back in the day. Loved it. I ended running out of space on my old phone so unfortunately I had to remove the app. I recently re-downloaded the app to get back on my yoga game. Happily purchased the 1yr long subscription but still have yet to access any of the features. I have wait 5 days and while the money was taken out immediately of my account, the premium features are yet to open. I am currently on the phone with tech support who has no idea what app I’m even talking about, says he can’t locate my account or my purchase. Then proceeds to tell me that since he can’t find my purchase ( to which I have screen shots of my bank statement and iTunes subscription pages ) so I will have to re purchase the subscription. Told me that it’s obviously user error. He began to say that I needed a confirmation number for my purchase. When you buy something through an app you don’t get confirmation numbers. After spending 20min on the phone, he then says that he doesn’t deal with FitStar and that someone will email me about my issue with in the next couple weeks. Told me just to sit by and wait. Unacceptable, that $40 was taking out rather quickly and for what? I will be getting my money back and I will not be using this app any more. I hate leaving reviews, especially poor ones but this made me so grumpy. Tread carefully when purchasing the subscription for this app.
Premium Access not working
cristama on 10/17/2017
I LOVE this app, but for some reason my Premium Membership isn't allowing asses to all the routines. I've tried restoring purchases but doesn't make a difference.
Nice app!
ZenaA96 on 10/14/2017
This is a good yoga app. I enjoy the practices the music and the review of poses afterwards for personalized comefort level. My only complaint is the speed to load the practice workout is very slow. If it takes too long to load I get impatient and lose interest and will move to one of my other yoga apps with preloaded built in to app routines. Please optimize for better loading speed. Thanks!
Thank you FitStar Yoga!
MarcyJH on 10/7/2017
Exactly what I’ve been searching for! Love that the poses are show on my Apple Watch!! It’s perfect that I can rate the poses to custom my sessions! Will remain a FitStar member a long time!! Thank you!
Loved the app until it stopped working on my phone
Stimey Luv 1 on 10/3/2017
After the latest update to iOS11, and then iOS11.1, and even with the latest update to the Fitstar Yoga app, the app completely crashes when I try to use it on my iPhone. And it still takes forever to load on my iPad Pro. Thank god that it actually still loads and works on my iPad, otherwise I would t be able to use the app at all, and there would go the daily routine I’ve developed since January 1st of this year. I have yet to miss a day of yoga, and I’m grateful for the app and how it’s grown with me. I’ve lost a lot of weight, and I’ve gained muscle tone and strength, so the exercise itself is fantastic. But please take the time to fix the app and eliminate the bugs. No matter how many times I try to delete and reinstall the app, it still doesn’t work the way it should on either my phone or my iPad. Especially my iPhone.
Doesn’t open
Big Ceeze on 9/28/2017
It’s a great app when it wants to work. I waste up to twenty minutes trying to get the app to open. When I asked for help from the developers, their response was to delete and re download it. I did, the app is garbage.
Love the sessions, BUT...
dwillis978 on 9/27/2017
I’ve been using this app for over 2yrs and love it for the sessions. BUT, there is always a glitch. Right now there is now sound. Which makes doing a session very difficult. I haven’t seen an update for this in quite a while. FitStar please fix this!
Sound problems
MsCali22 on 9/22/2017
Sound doesn't work on when the video plays. I can only listen to the music from my playlist
Love it
benhoedt on 9/20/2017
Great for my schedule. Easy to follow.
Not good
Bobborama on 9/17/2017
I've used this app for a while now & have completed many routines. So, all in all I must appreciate it's content. I really appreciate their customer response time... wholly molly, they respond pretty quickly (although, sometimes they don't know how to help). It loses two stars on account of some of the ridiculous spoken directions. I'm not exactly able to do down-dog and watch my tiny iPhone. I need instruction like I'd get in a class; tell me where my arm goes & weight displacement placement. I don't need to hear "Let your heart open". I need to hear whether or not I should rest on my toes or shin or knees. Update 9/18/2017: Continued disappointment. The lack of direction just infuriates me. I CONSTANTLY have to come out of pose to see what to do because the spoken instructions lack productive, practical clarity! They try to speak to my spirit with "Open your heart" Forget my heart, lady! Tell me where to put my hands, points of contact, & coordination for common errors. And can they PLEASE update their music catalog? I can only supposedly choose my own music. Every time I try, though, the app turns into bug central.
Slooooooow Downloooooad
Smellie32 on 9/13/2017
I love the yoga routine videos once they have downloaded but they take 10-15 minutes to download and that is with my 40Mb internet speed so I couldn't imagine the problem being my internet. It has to be the app!
Piscesxloner on 9/13/2017
Really slow to load, sometimes takes multiple reboots to work. It wasn't always this bad. Sometimes the routines glitch up. Tech support told me to leave at least 1gb of free space so the routines can download. I think that is a ridiculous amount of free space to require (especially considering that you have to be connected to wifi when using the app), but I obliged, and it still got screwed up. Going to start looking for a new app. I am sad they kinda dropped off on this app and put all their energy into the main FitStar app. I really loved this app as it got me into yoga when I had never done it before. But they have let it slowly rot and decay and it is not so great anymore compared to what is probably out there.
So Far, So Good
RWright1013 on 9/12/2017
The transition sequence between poses could be better but other than that, I like it so far.
Basic and Happy
Hurdleturtle06 on 9/11/2017
At the moment I'm just using the basic access to supplement the classes I'm taking at my local gym. It's really helpful when something comes up and I can't make a normal class, because I can pull this up and do a quick session at home. If only my home was as yoga friendly as this app!
Very cool
Good6427 on 9/9/2017
I recently got a fitbit and started running. Realized I need more flexibility and tried this app. Very happy with the product.
Daily challenge
hey issa idea on 9/7/2017
You should add a daily challenge like :daily challenge water only for refreshment:
Great idea, poor execution
Penamed on 9/6/2017
Even the intro video is jumpy and interrupting itself before finishing a pose. Make its frustrating to follow and altogether not helpful.
Nice Yoga App
E.B TX on 9/5/2017
I like this app, it lets you do one free personalized session per week and if you want more you can join their paid subscription or choose a non personalized freestyle session. It's really great. The only downsize is the app itself doesn't allow you to clear memory cache so eventually the app takes up like 1GB of memory, so I have to delete it and re-download it when I need memory. I wish I could just clear the downloaded videos from the app but you can't.
Great-better than a DVD
Smiling Cdn on 8/30/2017
I love having access to choices and timeframes - no excuses about not having time when I can choose any freestyle with varying time commitments ranging from 15min to 40+min. Wish they had modification instruction for ppl who are beginners and can't start flipping over their heads :-) but-with practice maybe I will get there. Worth the premium upgrade-support businesses like this that do good work and charge fair prices. $40 for a year is cheaper than a month at the gym, and I can do it whole dinners cooking!!! I say YES-
Love how this 'talks' to Fitbit!
GrayRat on 8/19/2017
Easy to use, easy to follow, and it auto tracks. It's a good tool for a yoga beginner like me!
Dashlane H8R on 8/16/2017
Love being able to do quality yoga in the privacy of my home.
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