Clothing and Props

Articles and reviews of yoga-related clothing and accessories, plus tips and suggestions for mats, blocks, straps, inversion equipment and more.

Asana on a Bosu star
Why keep the gym and asana in separate compartments? Here's one way to practice while surrounded by weight lifters.

Balance Poses with Props star
a general explanation of why props are especially important when learning balancing poses.

Buying a Yoga Mat star
Thinking of purchasing your own mat? Here are some pointers to use when before deciding on a particular choice.

Buying Yoga Pants star
What to wear to a yoga class? It's a good bet that yoga pants or tights will be one of the items. Here is a run-down on wear to shop to find offerings for a range of budgets and figures - for both men and women.

Caring for Your Yoga Mat star
Your mat is like an extension of your body. Take care of it!

Creative Props for Home Practice star
Your yoga practice has never been more important. This is another article in a series that provides ideas for incorporating yoga while sheltering in place.

Importance of Yoga Props star
Think props are just for beginners? Think again. Props allow the body to move farther into a pose and learn alignment more easily. Here is an overview of why props are important.

Lands' End Active Wear star
Inexpensive? Not really. Sexy and Glamorous? Not at all. Long-wearing and comfortable? Definitely. You make the call.

Lorna Jane Athleisure star
Technical, beautiful clothing with an eye towards ethical consumerism.

Practice with a Chair star
Thesse asana can easily be done in your office, so you can take a break from working at the desk!

PrAna Clothing and Accessories star
looking for eco-conscious and stylish yoga wear? PrAna's clothing is as inspiring as its ethics.

REI For Yoga Clothing and Accessories star favorite place to buy yoga items for so many different reasons...

Three Balancing Poses with Props star
These three balances are tough, but using props to practice can help you to move forward.

Three Shoulder Openers Using a Strap star
Our shoulders tighten up in reaction to many different stimuli, and it’s helpful to know how to stretch them out when necessary. Enter the humble yet mighty yoga strap.

Using a Wall As a Prop star
Have your practiced with a wall before? You should try it!

Using a Yoga Strap star
A yoga strap can be used for warming up and cooling down. It is also useful in accessing poses which demand greater flexibility than one has at the present time. Here are some ideas for using a strap.

Why Use a Block? star
Blocks are essential props for many poses. Here are just a few examples.

Yoga and Fast Fashion? star
Our choices make a difference, good or bad, in the world.

Yoga Clothing and the Plus-Sized Woman star
What many of us wish the clothing companies would understand...

Yoga Clothing From Athleta star
Is the yoga clothing at Athleta worth the expense?

Yoga Props star[offsite link]
Mats, bolsters, slings, and other helpful items to enhance your yoga experience.

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