Breathing Meditation

Virtual Reality


Flowborne was created by psychologists to provide an intuitive way of learning breathing techniques for meditation, relaxation, stress reduction, concentration, and sleep. Enjoy guided breathing journeys through enchanting worlds with our smartphone app or discover cutting-edge biofeedback in virtual reality.

Playful and Intuitive

Playful and Intuitive

The most immersive breathing journey you have ever experienced. Easy to learn with a strong focus on UX.

Created by Psychologists

Created by Psychologists

Science-based breathing techniques with relaxing virtual worlds designed for restoration and meditation.

Free and Private

Free and Private

No account, no subscriptions, no tracking, no ads. Flowborne is 100% non-profit.

Experience Your Breath in Virtual Reality

Flowborne VR is a meditative breathing game with biofeedback support that teaches a calming breathing style in an intuitive way. It was created by psychologists with stress reduction and deep relaxation in mind. Experience a memorable pilgrimage through soothing landscapes, allow yourself to let go and master the art of diaphragmatic breathing.

Meditative Biofeedback Breathing Game in Virtual Reality for Relaxation and Sleep

Innovative Biofeedback

Flowborne VR is controlled by your very own breath. The VR controller is used to detect the subtle respiration-induced movements of your abdomen. The virtual environment reacts to your breathing in real-time, thereby guiding your attention and helping you perfect your breathing style. Every exhale translates into a floating movement, letting you gently explore the virtual world.

Realtime Biofeedback of Diaphragmatic Breathing

Metaverse Meditation

Flowborne VR runs on Meta Quest 2, a state-of-the-art mobile virtual reality system that requires no additional sensors or computers. This allows you to deeply immerse yourself in a nonobtrusive way. Flowborne VR is your private refuge in the metaverse, readily available whenever you need to unwind.

High Immersion, Presence and Usability with Mobile All-in-One VR devices

Out of the Lab

A research prototype of Flowborne VR was empirically investigated in a peer-reviewed controlled laboratory study. Over the course of six short sessions, participants significantly improved their breathing skills and relaxation self-efficacy.

Based on Scientific Evidence and Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Guided Breathing Journeys for Smartphones

Unlock the power of your breath on the go with mobile version of Flowborne. Select from a wide range of breathing exercises, tailored to promote relaxation, improve sleep, strengthen autonomic balance, and enhance concentration. Each exercise is crafted as a meditative journey that gently guides your breath along ancient paths.

A Smartphone App with Beautiful and Immersive Breathing Pacers

The Power of the Breath

Numerous scientific studies showcase that breathing exercises can significantly strengthen the balance of the autonomic nervous system and exert positive effects on mental health and well-being. Master the art of mindful breathing and learn to voluntarily calm your body and mind whenever you're stressed out.

Wide Variety of Breathing Rhythmus and Styles

A World of Serenity

In Flowborne, your breath is embedded in soothing virtual worlds based on psychological principles of restoration and recovery. Balanced and calming color schemes combined with fascinating effects and a relaxing meditative soundtrack gently draw your involuntary attention and allow your mind to focus entirely on your breath. This helps replenish depleted mental resources in a casual way.

Calming and Fascinating Virtual Environments Designed to Restore Depleted Attentional Resources

Created by Psychologists

Flowborne was envisioned and developed by psychologists. The project combines scientific insights on breathing, meditation, relaxation, biofeedback, serious games, and digital mental health in a broad sense. Years of passionate research and countless hours of hard work have culminated in what now makes up Flowborne.

Validated in a Controlled Laboratory Study Conducted by Behavioral Scientists

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