Top 5 Virtual Reality Relaxation Experiences and Meditation

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Virtual reality is not just for gamers, today we talk about ASMR; relaxation and meditation in VR.

ASMR: Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) is a euphoric experience characterized by a static-like tingling sensation on the skin that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine, precipitating relaxation. Just try ASMR on youtube and check it out.

Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) signifies the subjective experience of ‘low-grade euphoria’ characterized by ‘a combination of positive feelings, relaxation, and a distinct static-like tingling sensation on the skin’. It typically begins ‘on the scalp’ before moving ‘down the spine’ to the base of the neck, sometimes spreading ‘to the back, arms and legs as intensity increases’. Most commonly triggered by specific acoustic and visual stimuli including the content of some digital videos, and less commonly by intentional attention control.
After the agricultural revolution and the industrial revolution (mechanization), the world is now overrun by the so-called “third wave”, viz of automation and advances in information technology, new communication tools and computerization of all social activities. The mind of man is to be manipulated by a “brain machine” and “virtual reality” by software.

Virtual Reality

A computer system used to create an artificial world in which the user has the impression of being in that world with the ability to navigate through the world and manipulate objects in the world. – See more of the glossary here.


Relaxation and Meditation

Here is our top 5 for now, just bear in mind that this kind VR is kind of new and much more will be developed over time. (we have tried some payed and free apps)

Yana VR Relaxation (Cardboard) (Android)

Take a deep breath, relax, listen to the ambient music and enjoy the transition from day to night as the sun begins to set. Immerse yourself in the star-filled night sky as the moon rises and a catamaran glides across the dark waters. Is that a shooting star in the sky? Welcome the new day as the sun begins to rise over the tranquil waters.


Perfect Beach VR Cardboard)

Made for Google Cardboard.

Imagine a glorious tropical beach. Glistening waves gently lapping against shimmering white sand. Glorious sunshine beaming down from pristine blue skies, birds soaring high above. A perfect break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A Perfect Beach just for you.


Littlstar // 360 and VR Cinema (Cardboard)

Littlstar is the world’s top 360° video and Virtual Reality cinema network. Experience the best content from Red Bull, Nat Geo, Discovery, Mercedes F1, DKNY, Volvo, MLB and more across over 20 categories including Gaming, Travel, Outdoors, Sports, Lifestyle, Technology, Music, Education, Aerial, Relaxation, Movies, Cars, Fashion, Design, Fitness, Food, Gaming, Celebrities, and Real Estate.


Eden River (Cardboard)

Eden River is a relaxation experience designed for Virtual Reality. It is the 5th game from Unello design. Eden River was created as a counterpoint to all the violent horror and action demos prevalent in VR. There is no blood in Eden River, there are no monsters. Instead you cruise down a tranquil river flying along with the animals of the forest. If you have one, set up a small electric fan blowing a slight breeze in your face.


DotCalm: Relaxation Program (a futuristic 360° ASMR experience) (Youtube)

ASMR inspired the idea, as we love the thought of ASMR / relaxation experiences that transport viewers seemingly beyond the screen. We have a strong passion for this, and it has truly fed our creativity.

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