More and more people are getting intrigued in the West about an art form which involves a lot of physical postures (called asanas) right from the basics to the advanced asanas that aim to purify our body from toxins and increase strength and stamina. As people realize the benefits of this ancient practice, they recommend their peers and eventually most of them embrace this practice of Yoga asanas and Meditation.
As beginners, many people ask this question “What is Yoga?” Basically originating from a Sanskrit word, “Yuj” which means to yoke or bind. The word “Yoga” refers to the union of an individual soul with the supreme soul. This ancient art is a very newbie-friendly which means anyone can join and practice the asanas at any age. However, before joining in, an individual is ought to know the basics and etiquettes of Yoga practice. First among these is clothing. Newbies generally ask this question – “What to wear in a Yoga class?
Yoga is an art that requires stretching. It also means being comfortable. Hence, one should pick the best tops while practicing Yoga. It is suggested to avoid loose shirts or tank tops. Many people think that the clothing they put on for everyday functions should be fine for Yoga. However, when you practice the Yoga asanas, the loose shirts might leave you entirely oblivious to the fact that you are exposed while doing asanas.
T-shirts are suitable to wear as long as they’re not tight or too constricting or don’t have plunging necklines. Wearing a leotard underneath a t-shirt can add an extra layer of protection when doing poses. Sports bras also provide good support.
When it comes to Yoga pants, ensure that the fabric is smooth, opaque, and doesn’t feel too heavy on your skin. An ideal length for more active yoga classes should be 3/4. A note of caution here is that loose pants may trip you up during yoga poses.
Bringing in towels to the Yoga classes is a good option to be considered. In fact, many people who practice Hot Yoga or sweat a lot during their practice would prefer to have a towel rolled on their Yoga mats to avoid slippage.
For newbies, going to Yoga classes would be a gratifying experience. Hence, it’s always a good idea to have a basic knowledge of the attire before going to the class. Try wearing an appropriate outfit so that you don’t put yourself in an embarrassing situation such as nip slips or wardrobe malfunctions while doing Yoga.
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