LATEST PAPER
88° Good Afternoon
88° Good Afternoon
Lifestyle

Essential gear for your yoga practice

Ready to dive into your yoga practice? As you develop your craft, you may want to start investing in some gear to make it that much better -- and even fashionable while you're at it.

71-inch eKO Mat

That $15 mat you picked up from Target
Photo Credit: Manduka / Josh Withers

That $15 mat you picked up from Target isn't going to cut it once you start doing yoga a few times a week. Invest in sturdier stock like this eco-friendly mat, which cushions while also offering grip when you're at your sweatiest. $88 at Manduka, Manduka.com

Go Ready tote bag

Carry all your class essentials, and then some,
Photo Credit: Manduka / Josh Withers

Carry all your class essentials, and then some, in this convenient, roomy tote. There's space for your mat, gear and even a laptop, as well as a removable pouch for toiletries and wet clothes. $90 at Manduka, Manduka.com

Loop It Up Strap

Don't fumble with a rolled-up mat. Just throw

Don't fumble with a rolled-up mat. Just throw your mat over your shoulder as you go to and from class. $18 at Lululemon, Lululemon.com

Tasha headband

Ladies (and some men!), keep your hair out

Ladies (and some men!), keep your hair out of your face while you're doing your downward dog with this braided, moisture-wicking stretchy headband. $20 at Lolë, Lolewomen.com

Yogaflops

You're going to be barefoot anyway, so why
Photo Credit: Yogasmoga

You're going to be barefoot anyway, so why not make it easier to get into your sukhasana? Wear these stylish flip flops to and from your class, or keep them in your bag to throw on after. $22 at Yogasmoga, Yogasmoga.com

Dense foam block

If you're practicing at home, you may benefit

If you're practicing at home, you may benefit from having a couple of these foam blocks lying around to give you that extra support and balance. $12 at Lululemon, Lululemon.com

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

Things to Do Photos & Videos