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Best Yoga Gear for Less Than a Benjamin

Crush your personal goals not your bank account with this budget-friendly gear roundup.

Under $100

From an essential Ashtanga yoga rug to multipurpose shorts, find gear you’ll love for less than a C-note. 

JADEYOGA

JADEYOGA
 Organic Cotton Mysore Yoga Rug
SARAH LAVIGNE

Organic Cotton Mysore Yoga Rug, $80, jadeyoga.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

You put such care and attention into your practice, so do it on a surface that meets your intention. Rural Indian artisans hand-weave this organic cotton mat and use all-natural vegetable dyes made from indigo, cumin, and turmeric. It’s machine washable, and with the purchase of each rug, Jade provides a week’s worth of hot lunches to children in India.

PRANA

PRANA
 Heiro Short
SARAH LAVIGNE

Heiro Short, $69, prana.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

These shorts pull double duty with a built-in compression brief underneath a moisture-wicking outer layer that stretches along with you. A zippered front pocket enhances all-day functionality—rock them from morning practice to afternoon errands and beyond.

LULULEMON

LULULEMON
 Metal Vent Tech Short Sleeve 2.0
SARAH LAVIGNE

Metal Vent Tech Short Sleeve 2.0, $78, lululemon.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

Comfort and durability converge in this top, which boasts odor-repellant fibers, seamless construction, and extra stretch that helps retain shape no matter how many twists and turns you take on.

SHERPA

SHERPA
 Sapna Printed Legging
SARAH LAVIGNE

Sapna Printed Legging, $65, sherpaadventuregear.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

The anti-odor technology in this wicking fabric means you can wear this piece again and again. A secret pocket in the wide waistband will hide your keys or other essentials.

$50 and Below

Loosen fascia, support your assets, and tie back your tresses with these budget-friendly must-haves. 

THE WAVE TOOL

THE WAVE TOOL
SARAH LAVIGNE

The Wave Tool, $50, wavetoolstherapy.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

This myofascial massage gadget is more mobile than your foam roller, has knobs to break down trigger points, and is small enough to fit in your yoga bag.

VUORI

VUORI
 Lux Performance Tank
SARAH LAVIGNE

Lux Performance Tank, $44, vuoriclothing.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

What do you get when you combine a halter neckline with a racerback and silky-smooth material? A well-ventilated piece of activewear that looks as good as it feels.

HYDROFLASK

HYDROFLASK
 8-liter Lunch Tote
SARAH LAVIGNE

8-liter Lunch Tote, $45, hydroflask.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

This lightweight, modern lunch­box has an insulated interior and welded seams to keep spills and condensation at bay. It’s durable, waterproof, and easy to wipe clean—and keeps contents cold for up to four hours when you have to yoga and go.

PURIST

PURIST
 10-oz. Maker
SARAH LAVIGNE

10-oz. Maker, $40, puristcollective.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

This stainless steel, double-walled, vacuum-insulated bottle uses silicon dioxide in its interior glass lining to mimic the hydrophobicity of the lotus flower and eliminate taste mitigation. So it’s really just a bonus that it keeps liquids hot for 12 hours, cold for 24, and leakproof forever.

DOIY

DOIY
 Terrazzo Yoga Mat
SARAH LAVIGNE

Terrazzo Yoga Mat, $40, doiydesign.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

Your concentration will be as strong as stone on this thick, supportive mat that rolls up tightly for easy stowage.

LULULEMON

LULULEMON
 Uplifting Scrunchie Bow
SARAH LAVIGNE

Uplifting Scrunchie Bow, $12, lululemon.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

The scrunchie is back, lighter, and faster drying than ever before—perfect for the sweatiest of hot yoga sessions.

BODY GLOVE

BODY GLOVE
 Sunna Eco Light-Support Sports Bra
SARAH LAVIGNE

Sunna Eco Light-Support Sports Bra, $32, bodyglove.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

Lightweight and breathable, this strappy sports bra offers active comfort and support—made from recycled materials.

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