for Yoga and Pilates
Why Wear Them
If you are concerned
about hygiene, toe and nonskid socks provide a great solution
for mat exercises, such as yoga and Pilates, that are normally
Look for socks
that have a nonslip sole. Ideally they should be made at least
in part from organic cotton for extra breathability.
There are many
different kinds of socks for yoga and Pilates. Some are regular
socks that simply have a nonskid bottom. Others cover the
foot but leave cut outs for the toes. Yet others are like
"foot mittens" that are shaped just like like your
foot with a separate space for each of your toes.
Where to Buy
- offers open yoga socks for easy gripping during postures.
Made of bamboo.
- Improve your performance with these toe socks that are
perfect for yoga or pilates classes. Made of natural cotton
and spandex. Machine washable.
For all of you
knitters out there, this
blog has instructions on how to make your own yoga or
Pilates toe socks.
Nonslip, performance sock created for Pilates and yoga that
provides the toe-wiggling freedom of movement. Seamless, form
fitting socks with room for each toe. Order from Gaiam.com
Yoga is traditionally performed with bare feet.
Many teachers insist that students not wear shoes
or socks to achieve proper balance and placement.
However, if you have a health issues with your feet
or wish to wear shoes or socks for hygiene reasons,
talk to your instructor before class to see if it