A challenging yoga session can target muscles you never knew you had. But don’t get stuck in a rut: Try out a new class and treat yourself to some updated yoga gear to keep things fresh.
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Flip-flops are a must for your trip to the yoga studio. The Whistler sandal from Freewaters has a comfortable foam footbed, and even better, each pair you buy helps provide clean water to those in need through the Freewaters water projects.
This cushiony LiveON Manduka mat is moisture-resistant, and it’ll never end up in a landfill: You can send the mat back to be converted into a new LiveON product or even into flip-flops.
Mantra With a Mission
The Tulsi Project, a yoga-inspired jewelry line by Tiffany Taylor Kenney, features simple designs, and the company donates 50 percent of net profits to nonprofit causes.
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The flattering fit of MPG’s Bodhi yoga tank lets you show off your sculpted arms but is long enough to avoid riding up during inverted poses. The smart crisscross strap design prevents it from slipping off your shoulders when you’re trying out a bendy move.
The right pair of yoga pants can make all the difference in how you view your lower half. Just Live’s Totally Toned capris give you a super-flattering fit thanks to clever seam placement and contrasting fabrics, so the end of your yoga class is just the beginning of a million ways to wear them.
The Gaiam Thirsty Yoga Mat Towel is made of ultra-absorbent microfiber. It’s long enough to fit on top of most yoga mats and versatile enough to use on a weight bench, too.