yoga clothes

Yoga clothes are clothes that are specifically designed for the physical demands of yoga. Wearing proper yoga clothing will help ensure you get the best out of your workout

Yoga clothes should provide:

  • Comfort – Yoga clothes should allow free movement of various body parts in a variety of stretch and twist positions
  • Sweat absorbance – Yoga clothes should cause you to be sticky and moist. Wicking absorbing fabrics such as Coolmax will help wick moisture away and keep you dry
  • Right fit – Yoga clothes should be right for your body frame

When shopping for yoga clothes, make sure to try on many different styles and brands

Types of Yoga Clothes

  • Pants
    • Yoga pants can also be used for Pilates, martial arts, dance, movement or exercise
    • Yoga capri pants are great for yoga because they have very comfortable, loose cropped legs
    • Yoga pants are made of many different materials, including cotton, fleece, lycra, CoolMax, Tactel
  • Shirts
    • Yoga shirts should be light-weight and comfortable
    • Yoga shirts are made of many different materials including cotton, fleece, lycra
  • Shorts
  • Yogatard
    • Ankle length
    • Yogatards are specifically designed for the freedom of movement required during the practice of yoga
  • Camisole

Clothes for Bikram Yoga and Hot Yoga

Clothes for Bikram yoga and hot yoga should be designed to release heat and keep you cool. Clothes that expose as much of your skin as possible is best because the sweat will cool off your skin right away without putting yourself at risk of becoming dehydrated.