How to Dress A Female Yogi for Hot Weather

It's that time of year again when the blissful coolness of spring has begun to give way to the heat and humidity of summer. You are probably wondering what is the best way to dress a female yogi for such hot weather. Well, the answer is surprisingly easy as long as you know a few things in advance.

What type of female yogi is she?

  • Type 1: She wants to stay cool and comfortable but also covered - especially that unfortunate chicken wing area of the upper arms - and let's not talk about the thighs...
  • Type 2: She wants to be cool and comfortable...
  • Type 3: "Oh my God, it is too HOT!"
  • Type 4: She totally accepts her body as it is...

dressing the yogi woman

Type 1: Staying Cool, Comfortable and Covered

yogi woman in loose t and capris

This type of female yogi wants to wear cool, comfortable clothes but also keep her body covered. She will do best in loose fitting clothes for both the shirt and the pants.

minawear capris

Mina wear is an excellent choice for yoga. The material is soft, organic, and very durable.

  • Capri length, loose fit, silk trim
  • Drawstring waist
  • 55% Hemp, 45% Organic Cotton
  • Available @ Amazon

fisherman's style wrap capris

These fisherman style loose fit wrap capris are thin fabric that allows airflow.

loose fit t shirt

This YogaColors Crystal Flowy raglan dolman scoop neck tee top offers a comfortable loose fit that will allow for plenty of airflow.

Type 2: Cool and Comfortable

yogi woman in tank and capris

This type of female yogi wants clothes that maximize cooling without minimizing coverage too much. She likes that her clothes are both yoga ready and street ready.

Champion show off bra

This Champion's sports bra provides support and looks great too.

  • Front adjustable straps for easy customized fit
  • Mesh panel for ventilation
  • Racerback with hook and eye for easy on and off
  • Available @ Amazon

Zenana Outfitters burnout tank

This Zenana Outfitters loose fitting burnout style tank is the perfect weight fabric to keep workouts from becoming saunas.

  • Comfortable loose fit. Scoop neckline and racer back.
  • Cute and edgy random burnout pattern.
  • Super soft 60% cotton 40% polyester blend.
  • Available @ Amazon

Tparty yoga capri pants

This basic Tshirt for its fitted style, soft cotton and good price.

T Party capri length yoga pants. They come in great colors, fit well and are durable.

Type 3: "Oh my God, it is so HOT!"

yogi woman tank and shorts

This female yogi wants to stay cool and comfortable and is not averse to showing off a bit of unclothed leg. She may choose to wear something less revealing on the street.

woman doing warrior pose in Kalon yoga shorts

These Kalon Yoga shorts are made with yoga instructors, dancers, and pilates enthusiasts in mind as they are designed to stay in place and handle the stress of various athletic poses.

  • Extra elastic in upper band to keep from slipping
  • Wicking fabric keeps you cool and dry
  • 91% polyester, 9% spandex
  • Available @ Amazon

yogitoes skidless mat

This Yogitoes skidless mat can help to keep your footing when you begin to sweat.

  • 100 percent silicone eco nubs grip the mat or carpet
  • Quick drying and super absorbent
  • 24 x 68 inches
  • Available @ Amazon

Travelon portable fan

Who doesn't want thier own personal fan? This Travelon fan is battery powered and whisper quiet.

Type 4: Staying Cool above All Else

yogi woman in loose t and capris

This female yogi is perfectly fine with the way she looks and does not hesitate to make herself comfortable. She will not mind paring down to the basics of her sports bra and shorts during her workout. When choosing this option it is best if she makes sure the clothes fit well without revealing too much in various yoga poses. She may start by wear a tank over this and have some less revealing clothes for the street.

Onzie yoga short

Onzie makes a one size fits all yoga short that is very bright and colorful.

Doublju tunic

This Doublju top is a stylish and comfortable tunic T-shirt with trendy handkerchief hem line in fine soft stretch fabric. Perfect for before and after class.

hydro flask

Keep hydrated with this Hydro Flask insulated water bottle.

  • Double wall vacuum insulated stainless steel water bottle
  • Keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12
  • Premium grade 18/8 Stainless Steel BPA free Sports Bottle
  • Available @ Amazon

female yogi dressed cool

Well our yogi looks like she is ready for hot weather now. She is wearing lightweight clothing, has a Yogitoes non-skid yoga mat under her feet, has an insulated waterbottle filled with her favorite chilled beverage and her 3 speed personal fan is keeping her cool. Bring it on summer!

- Julie

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