May 29, 2011. Bill Szydlowski
The thing about pants made out of these materials is that just as with bathing suits, they not only give the wearer a true sense of comfort, but these materials also allow the wearer to move freely and not be hindered by issues as feeling stuffy as he or she sweats while practicing yoga. The beauty of these materials used in many yoga wear is that they embrace the contours of the body of the yoga practitioner, while at the same time providing him or her utmost comfort and allowing the person to perform poses without worrying about the material ripping or not stretching properly. It is then safe to say that this material greatly helps in the checking of form, as well as posture.
On account of their qualities that are exceptional, people that engage in activities other than yoga also make use of these pants – activities that have no real relation to exercising or achieving body fitness, such as running errands or grabbing a coffee with a friend. There are many people who wear yoga pants – not just people that are about to drive to the yoga studio to do some yoga for relaxation. A lot of masseurs and masseuses actually wear these pants to work, because these pants allow them to do their work while experiencing maximum comfort. These pants are like orthopedic sandals, in a sense – functional, as well as comfortable.
In buying pants for yoga, do see to it that the material will not leave you scratching your legs every 20 seconds. It is a given that while some materials are comfortable and allow the skin to breathe, some are definitely itchy, so read the label before buying those pants!
Updated May 29, 2011. Published February 9, 2011. Bill Szydlowski