Over 14% of US adults have tried meditation, if you’re one of them there are a few influencers you need to follow.
Whether you’re just getting started with the practice or you’re completely hooked, there’s so much content and inspiration you can access on Instagram.
See below our list of 10 of the best meditation Instagram accounts and influencers:
1. Sara Auster
Following meditation influencers can sometimes mean you end up with a feed filled with highly curated bikini selfies teamed with inspiring quotes.
As a meditation teacher and sound therapist, Sara Auster offers something different.
She shares original sound bath videos to calm and soothe your mind.
If you’re not familiar with sound baths, is essentially a meditative experience where you’re bathed in sound waves.
Sara uses chimes and singing bowls to create her sounds and has recently published a book on the topic.
2. The Good Body
Here at The Good Body we’re passionate about promoting the benefits of meditation.
We’ve done so much research not just into the health advantages, but also into the practice’s growing popularity.
It’s a fact that meditation is being embraced around the world!
Start following The Good Body on Instagram and you’ll get all this knowledge neatly packaged into simple graphics.
We share posts, stories and reels that will hopefully give you a deeper understanding of meditation.
Not just that but if you’re looking for mindfulness content or ways to give your health a boost, there’s so much to discover.
Followers: Just getting started!
3. Rochelle Fox
Swap your screen time for meditation time with Rochelle Fox.
She’s a meditation teacher, digital wellness expert and founder of the online meditation school, Mindspo.
After struggling with anxiety for many years, she transformed her own mental health through meditation and is now determined to help other people do the same.
Rochelle’s feed is filled with great images of her life in Bali and her adventures around the world.
Through her posts and reels she busts myths about meditation and explains how it can be a way to escape the digital world.
She also talks about manifestations and promotes the benefits of journaling for your health and wellbeing.
4. Yung Pueblo
Reading can be a form of meditation and used as a meditative tool.
Land on Yung Pueblo’s page and you’ll be greeted with thought-provoking reflections and observations on life.
He wants to encourage people to not just live their life, but to thrive.
As the author of a number of best-selling books on meditation, Yung encourages you to look inward.
Follow him on Instagram and you can read deep and meaningful passages from his book, as well as original content, that will stop you in your tracks.
5. Transcendental Meditation
Transcendental meditation is a slightly different form of the practice.
Unlike traditional mindfulness-based meditation that focuses on bringing your attention back to the moment, transcendental meditation involves repeating a mantra over and over again.
Research has shown that it can be beneficial for your mental health, including improving the symptoms of anxiety.
The mantra is personal to you so you can tailor it to whatever challenge you’re facing.
Choose to follow Transcendental Meditation on Instagram and you’ll get inspiration for your mantra.
You’ll also have the chance to learn more about how to practice and have the opportunity to take part in group sessions!
6. Russell Brand
Another passionate meditator, with a slightly different approach is Russell Brand.
The actor turned health guru is a fascinating influencer to follow as you’ll get guided meditations as well as rants about the state of the world!
He uses his humorous tone to make everything feel a little more fun, without forgetting the important messages.
Russell’s page is filled with snippets from his popular podcast, Under the Skin, where he meets with a range of high-profile wellbeing experts.
Explore his reels and hear him speak about mantras, the power of conscious breathing and meditations to follow when you feel like you’re losing the plot!
7. Meditate Daily
If you want to turn your sporadic meditation practice into a daily habit then this account provides a little reminder.
Each day a thoughtful little quote or statement is shared with an inspiring backdrop.
When you’re idly scrolling it’ll stop you in the moment and remind you to connect with your own emotions.
With a focus on nature, their feed creates a corner of calm on the busy platform.
8. Sharon Salzberg
Since 1974, Sharon Salzberg has been teaching meditation around the world.
She’s the author of numerous books on the topic and co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society.
Her feed is beautiful, with captivating quotes and thoughtful illustrations.
It’s clear to see her wealth of knowledge that she shares through her posts and on IGTV.
Sharon is also the host of the Metta Hour podcast, where she applies ancient Buddhist wisdom to everyday life.
Meditation can be a solitary activity but you can also participate in group sessions.
Check out Unplug on Instagram and you can learn how to start the day in a positive mood.
Unplug host virtual meditation classes, so you can connect to people around the world through the Unplug app.
Their Instagram content is a mix of guided sessions and useful information, such as the best crystals for meditation.
You’ll be introduced to a wide range of different meditation teachers, so you’ll discover even more inspiring accounts to follow.
10. Quiet Mind Meditation
Quiet Mind Meditation is another little peaceful corner of Instagram.
On their page you’ll find everything you need to begin your practice, as well as inspiring quotes to uplift you when you need it.
Run by certified meditation teacher and mindfulness trainer Sarah from Australia, it is filled with beautiful photography.
If you’re interested in learning more about rituals and mantras then your mind will opened when you see Sarah’s reels popping up in your feed.
We’ve recently compiled a list of the best wellbeing accounts and influencers to follow.
Fancy taking a look? Read the article here.