Fitbit is leaning closely into the meditation and mindfulness phase. First was the brand new Sense, which launched final 12 months with options just like the electrodermal exercise (EDA) scan, which aimed to assist inform folks in the event that they have been burdened.
Fitbit’s newest partnership brings Deepak Chopra to Fitbit Premium customers world wide. Premium customers will have the ability to hearken to or watch 10 audio or video classes lead by Chopra. The classes cowl mindfulness, sleep, stress administration, psychological wellness and extra.
On high of that, Fitbit says it would roll out extra content material each few weeks, finally making a library of over 30 classes.
Those concerned about attempting out ‘Deepak Chopra’s Mindful Method’ on Fitbit ought to open the app on their cellphone, faucet the ‘Discover’ tab on the backside, scroll right down to ‘Mindfulness’ and faucet ‘See All.’ The first row ought to embrace the Mindful Method movies.
Gizmodo factors out that, disappointingly, the classes don’t tie in a lot with Fitbit’s fancy Sense smartwatch. Given the watch’s headlining options have been all about stress administration, it’d have been good to have some interactive aspect.
It’s additionally price noting that Chopra is a considerably controversial determine. Medical and scientific professionals have criticized Chopra’s concepts, labelling them pseudoscience.
Regardless, Chopra’s classes be a part of the rising variety of guided mindfulness classes obtainable (each via the Fitbit app and different providers like Headspace). I’ve by no means actually discovered any of those guided classes to be significantly useful, however there are undoubtedly individuals who do. If you’re considered one of them, you might respect the brand new Mindful Method classes on Fitbit.