Because overall fitness doesn’t just mean physical fitness, check out these apps that will ground and center you, soothe your nervous system, and bring better focus to other areas of your life. As people who struggle to incorporate mindfulness and meditation into our daily lives, we’ve found these VR apps to be so useful in helping us slow down and just breeeathe.
There are limited options to date in the Oculus Store, but you’ll find a number of free options on SideQuest as well as in Oculus TV and YouTube VR. We’ll cover SideQuest options in a future update.
Dedicated to meditation and just chilling out, you’ll find a trippy free demo or upgrade your membership for full access to premium features that have guided meditations in beautiful locations, daily sessions to help you calm and focus, and lessons from mindfulness and meditation experts. Read more
Guided Tai Chi
Learn the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi to help energy move freely through your body. You’ll follow the body postures of a teacher standing ahead of you while your hands follow the trails that appear directly in front of you. Guided voice prompts help focus your breath and attention. Soothing music and beautiful locations set the mood. Read more
Real VR Fishing
A realistic fishing game full of wonderful graphics. We’ve heard from many people who don’t like to fish but love this game as it’s very relaxing to sit back and enjoy the scenery around you. As you catch fish you earn points to unlock new areas. It’s a fairly easy game, with a very supportive Facebook group if you need help.
The coloring book of the future! Step inside a black-and-white world that comes to life as you color. Relaxing music and soothing sounds of nature make this a calming and meditative experience. There are currently 20 different scenes to color.
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Hello and welcome! We’re a small group of fiftysomethings that built this site to help folks like you get more enjoyment from your Quest headsets.
This section is just a little tutorial on how to get the most from your time here.
We created HowToVR.com with the goal of making it easier to find what you’re looking for as well as providing you with some rare nuggets that you’re not likely find anywhere else!
To start off, we put the content into 6 categories
You can reach each of these one of two ways
These buttons on the homepage
or with the How to dropdown menu from the top of the site.
Once you pick a category, you’ll get a page like the image below. The green arrows point to documents you can open by clicking on them, the red ones are sub-categories that will open up with more documents you can then open by clicking on them.
Once you’ve selected a document, it will open and look something like below. The green arrows are pointing to the categories you can choose from and the numbers in the blue dots tell you how many documents are in them. You can click on any you are interested in.
Please do be aware that we have only just started the site and it is a work in progress. We will be updating most of the content with more formatting and images soon.
We built this site for you, so please do reachout with any suggestions or requests. You can click the Contact Us link and let us know your thoughts. Please do enjoy your time here. If you need to see these instructions again, you can click the big yellow button on the left of your screen.