Making meditation or relaxation videos?
Many people who make meditation videos ask:
Where can I download free meditation stock footage to use in relaxation or guided meditation videos without filming my own?
There are plenty of free video sites where you can download completely free and legal stock footage.
For example, check this list of 40+ sites to download free stock videos.
Many of these sites will allow you to use their footage in commercial or monetized YouTube meditation videos.
However, it takes time to find the best videos among thousands of free clips scattered across dozens of sites. And it takes time to read through the licensing terms if you are not sure whether you can use the clips commercially.
We visited some of the most popular free video sites, like Pixabay and Pexels and picked our top 10 most favorite relaxing videos and backgrounds, all available for free download and commercial use.
See the quick overview below or scroll down to watch and download the individual videos.
As usual, try to match the footage to the type of the meditation video you’re making for best viewers engagement.
All below video clips are free for commercial use as per Pixabay and Pexel license agreements.
Best mysterious meditation footage videos
Why we like it: The surreal cave opening creates a sense of spiritual uplift that should work great for guided meditation and affirmation videos.
Why we like it: The mysterious vastness of space creates a sense of deep relaxation that should work great for meditation and relaxation videos. It loops well, so you can use this clip in long videos.
Why we like it: It’s mysterious, mesmerizing, and we just like it!
Why we like it: The yin yang symbol shows a balance between two opposites and will work perfectly for any eastern spiritual meditation video.
Best meditation footage videos with water
Why we like it: Serene underwater scenery helps to set soothing relaxing mood and works great in meditation videos.
Why we like it: Grand and majestic ocean scenery helps to clear the mind and works great for meditation videos.
Why we like it: Peaceful power (and sound) of the ocean waves helps to relax the body and works great in all sorts of meditation videos.
Best meditation footage videos with clouds / sky
Why we like it: Slow moving clouds across the bright skies help to calm down and remove the stress and will work for general relaxation videos.
Why we like it: Watching the endless clouds from above creates a soaring uplifting feeling and will work for dreamy relaxation / meditation videos.
More free footage ideas for meditation videos
Why we like it: The advantage of using abstract video footage that sets relaxing pace with slow moving shapes and colors is that you can apply it to virtually any type of video.
Why we like it: Fire is one of the few things that can be watched endlessly while putting your mind at ease. This clip loops seamlessly and be used in longer videos.
Need background music for meditation videos?
Here are some examples of background music that works great in meditation and relaxation videos:
It may incorporate sound effects, like flowing water, birds, and other soothing nature sounds that accompany can either the footage or add to the presentation.
Sometimes, you may not even need the music, just use appropriate ambiance sounds or relaxing sound effects:
If you’re making spiritual meditation videos, try music with eastern zen feel:
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