Best Free Online Guided Meditations for Beginners

You know meditation is good for you. But, maybe you’re not sure how to begin. Try one of these free guided meditations from experts we love.

Are you looking to advance your practice but don’t want to pay for an app subscription or membership at an expensive meditation studio? Look no further. We’ve compiled some of the best free online guided meditations that can help you relax, channel love and compassion, find self-forgiveness, and relieve anxiety.

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Basic Guided Meditation for Beginners with Deepak Chopra

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This basic five-minute guided mindfulness meditation, led by meditation expert Deepak Chopra, is perfect for a beginner. It gets you out of your head and into the present moment.

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For Self-Forgiveness with Nicole Cardoza

Nicole Cardoza
Christopher Dougherty

Try this guided meditation to cultivate self-forgiveness and release overwhelm and guilt when you start ruminating on the past.

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Blissful Relaxation with The Honest Guys


When you need a break, try this 18-minute guided meditation designed to help you release all worries and stress and achieve deep relaxation.

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To Open Your Heart Through Visualization with Sally Kempton

Sally Kempton

Need a quickie? This visualization will help cultivate feelings of compassion and love through an open heart whenever you need a boost.

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Yoga Nidra with Allie Michelle


Suffering from insomnia? This 20-minute yoga nidra meditation uses body scanning and visualization to help alleviate anxiety and improve quality of sleep.

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A Five-Minute Meditation to Release Anxiety with Rina Deshpande

Rina Deshande

This guided meditation helps root you in the present moment to free you from worry and attachment.

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