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Yoga dress

What clothes to practice yoga?

Yoga requires to perform sometimes complex postures, where flexibility is required. In order to progress, it is necessary to adopt a comfortable outfit that does not hinder your movements. Of course, it is out of the question to go to your yoga body in simple jeans and T-shirt.

Therefore, prefer sportswear made of elastane. This synthetic fiber is very elastic and therefore adapts to your movements while allowing the good circulation of your blood.

Plus, the top and bottom of your yoga outfit should keep you dry. This is why it is better to promote breathable materials that reduce the inconvenience of perspiration . Among the natural fibers to favor are organic cotton, for example.

This choice of materials is even more important if you want to practice bikram yoga which is characterized by performing exercises in a hot and humid room.

What high?
Classic t-shirt straight out of your closet? Bad idea ! To avoid halos under the arms and not having to put up his top every 5 minutes, it is better to opt for a specific tank to practice the sport (ie close enough to the body). In order to avoid also replacing the shoulder straps, put on a crossed model in the back.

If it must be tight, the top should not compress your chest. Indeed, yoga also requires a work of breathing, little compatible with a high too tight.

What low?
A jog is not really ideal for practicing yoga properly . Not close to the body, it can form folds during movement and hinder you. It also prevents you from seeing if you are performing the postures correctly and can limit your progress.

The ideal is to buy a leggings designed for the sport . To feel comfortable, choose the high enough waist so that it does not come down when you hold your postures.

Which colors to choose?
The choice of colors can play on your state of mind. Depending on whether you practice hatha yoga , soft or bikram, more tonic, you will not necessarily want to wear the same outfit.

The bright colors (red, orange, green) are dynamic and particularly recommended when practicing ashtanga or bikram. For a practice of hatha yoga, the trend is pastel colors, softer while Kundalini yoga is often on the white.

In short, you can use the same outfit for yoga as that for fitness and pilates , for example. What to practice different sports without breaking the bank in equipment.