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9 Most Popular Yoga Types & What To Wear For Every Yoga Class

What are the 9 most popular yoga types now? Yoga is best known as mind-and-body combined fitness that’ll enhance your wellbeing significantly. The rule of thumb of enjoying yoga is to find a style that is in sync with your goals, fitness levels and personality too! Discover which one is your style and get the right pair of leggings for every yoga class.


#1 Hatha Yoga

Of all the practiced forms of yoga, Hatha yoga is the most beginner-friendly style of yoga. The pace is slower than other styles and it typically combines breathing work and postures correction.

Besides learning some essential meditation techniques, you’ll unlikely leave the Hatha yoga class feeling sweaty and tired. Instead, you should be feeling more relaxed and stretched out.

Recommended leggings for Hatha: Iron Fairy Everyday Seamless Feel Legging.

Iron Fairy Everyday Seamless Feel Legging


#2 Bikram Yoga

Often referred to as Hot Yoga, the origin of Bikram Yoga is founded by this famous yoga guru, Bikram Choudhury. The main feature of this practice is that it is done in a typically heated room with 105 degrees Fahrenheit and 40% humidity.

Expect a lot of sweating as you attend the same 90-minute sequence of 26 basic postures from this class. Apart from learning how to align your body form properly proper yoga, the heat also promotes detoxification too.  

Recommended leggings for Bikram: Iron Fairy Downtown Girl Hidden Pocket Capri Legging

Iron Fairy Downtown Girl Hidden Pocket Capri Legging

#3 Anusara Yoga

The name of Anusara itself means “following your heart”, “going with the flow” or “flow with grace”. It is all about experiencing joy and finding balance in life.

Anusara Yoga is a modern-day Hatha Yoga version that is designed for a more spiritual approach in yoga practice and it has no specific postural sequences. Many have turned to Anusara as a way to deal with stress, find peace and boost mental fitness.

Recommended leggings for Anusara: JagaBall Wrap Tie Up Skirt and Basic Legging

JagaBall Wrap Tie Up Skirt and Basic Legging

#4 Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga is for those who are seeking a more spiritual side of yoga. Both physically and mentally challenging, Kundalini focuses on repeating the movements with synchronized breathing, chanting and meditating.

The whole point of this yoga style is to increase your sensory awareness, release the inner energy at the base of your spine (kundalini).

Recommended leggings for Kundalini: Bell Bottom High Waist Seamless Yoga Pants

Bell Bottom High Waist Seamless Yoga Pants

#5 Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga focuses heavily on precision, which means you need props such as blocks, straps, bolsters, blankets to help you to get the proper alignment.

If you suffer from injuries and joint problems, Iyengar yoga is a great form of yoga for you. You can find the props here on our website too!

Recommended leggings for Iyengar: JagaBall Daily Yoga Open Back Bodysuit

JagaBall Daily Yoga Open Back Bodysuit 

#6 Restorative Yoga

Are you struggling with anxiety, stress-related illnesses and insomnia? You should definitely give Restorative Yoga a try!

The classic yoga postures are mostly easier to do as they are modified to provide deep relaxation and rejuvenation. Just like Iyengar Yoga, with the help of the yoga props, you get to perform poses without straining yourself.

Recommended leggings for Restorative: JagaBall Ankle Strap Capri Legging 

JagaBall Ankle Strap Capri Legging 

#7 Ashtanga Yoga

Heard of sun salutations? Also known as the “eight limb path”, Ashtanga Yoga is an athletic style of yoga that focuses on sun salutations to help strengthen your muscles and improve your cardiovascular health.

The flow of the movement is quick yet dynamic to produce an internal heat for body purification purposes. Each movement is synchronised with one breath only.

Recommended leggings for Ashtanga: Bella High Waist Breezy Compressive Capri Leggings

Bella High Waist Breezy Compressive Capri Leggings 


#8 Power Yoga

Power Yoga is more physically demanding in comparison with Ashtanga. Typically repeated in 6 series of postures, the yoga movements are usually performed in a faster and more intense style.

There is a primary series for beginners who are looking to build strength and flexibility. However, if you’re not physically in shape, try to start off with Hatha Yoga.

Recommended leggings for Power Yoga: High Waist Mesh Pocket Sports Legging

High Waist Mesh Pocket Sports Legging 

#9 Vinyasa Yoga

Much like Ashtanga, Vinyasa Yoga practices “one breath, one posture” form with a lot of dynamic movements. Each pose connects to the next with inhale-exhale breathing work.

If you aim to tone your body, you can consider this yoga together with Ashtanga and Power yoga.

Recommended shorts for Vinyasa: Crisscross Yoga Shorts

Crisscross Yoga Shorts 


Have you found your yoga type yet? Make sure you have these yoga accessories before you start bending and stretching!

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