What to wear for your first yoga class

If you already have an active lifestyle, no doubt you have a closet full of yoga appropriate outfit. So no excuse for you to out there and splurge on the latest Lululemon Summer Collection!

The first piece of clothing on my list (for the ladies) is the sports bra. Besides supporting your girls, it is important to have a good coverage to avoid any unwanted attention. In terms of the support, you do not need crazy tight supports for you runners out there. Something with a medium support is perfect even for inversion.

Next up with have are the bottoms. I prefer wearing leggings to keep me free from loose fabric when I am in my poses. Find bottoms that you feel comfortable in. At the end of the day, it is your practice. One key point to note when buying leggings: the opaque test. Test out your tights and make sure nobody can see your flower printed panties when you are in downward dog!

Socks are optional but definitely go for grippy socks to avoid falling all over the place! If you prefer to wear a top over, just make sure that your movements are not restricted and the fitting is not too loose. It can get distracting trying to pull your shirt down when you are doing downward facing dog.

Ensure that your clothing are breathable! I love my hot yoga classes and the more breathable the fabric, the less likely it is for me to regret my choice of a hot class especially in a climate like Singapore’s.

You do not need to spend a few hundred dollars on a your yoga outfit. Affordable brands like Cotton On, Decathalon, and my go to online platform, Shoppee (check out Moving Peach) are great for fashionable and cute outfits.

One final tip: enjoy and have fun in yoga!