For yoga, the right clothes are key. You need garb that won't restrict your movements (if the pants don't stretch when you do chair pose, please leave them at home). Alternatively, if you're wearing an oversize t-shirt or very loose tank top, while comfortable, they will, annoyingly, fall into your face as you go into downward dog (happened to me). You need to be able to focus your energy and attention on the poses at hand, not your outfit. Whether you have an upcoming Bikram class or an intro to Vinyasa session, I've come up with five wearable and cute—but not distractingly cute—outfits to wear, below. Namaste.
Less is more in hot yoga, so this halter-bra-and-biker-shorts-combo is for you, Bikram fan. You can sweat it out in style, then enjoy a refreshing sip of water from your marble patterned bottle. After class, throw on a cropped hoodie to show off your hard-earned abs and kick back in a pair of chunky sneakers.
Your athletic nature won't go unnoticed by your yoga peers when you arrive to class in this outfit. The stripe details, bold color, and high-top sneakers casually give your ensemble that too-cool-for-school vibe. To help you feel quiet and centered, this gem pod water bottle claims to keep your mind, body, emotions, and spirit in harmony.
Attention fitness fanatics who gravitate towards the conspicuously colorful printed bras and leggings: We've hand-picked this floral set for your next yoga session. Like your personality, this look is bold and funky, so don't be afraid to show that in class. If where you live is chilly, throw on a puffer before you head out.
Sweating in yoga is inevitable. If, like me, you want to discreetly conceal sweat stains, an all-black outfit is the solve. Throw on a black hoodie afterward and you're ready to run errands post-class. You can spot me in the cheese aisle at Whole Foods. What? I worked hard for it.
Lots of yogis like to practice in just their sports bras. If you're not comfortable with that look just yet, stay modest with a tank top and leggings. A cute hoodie like this one from Tory Sport and a teddy-inspired coat put the finishing touches on this athleisure outfit. Both pieces are also versatile enough to wear with jeans outside of the yoga studio.
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