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Gear & Props

How Much Will You Spend on Yoga Pants?

There’s a pair out there for everyone—and at every budget. We rounded up the least expensive to the most expensive yoga pants so you can see where your favorite pair falls on the list.

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A good pair of yoga pants are a staple in every yogi’s wardrobe. Even if you’re not practicing yoga or working out regularly, yoga pants are fashionable, versatile, and comfortable. After all, athleisure wear—you know, stylish workout looks that can take you from yoga to brunch to heck, even the office—is having a moment for a reason.

So, whether you’re looking for a new pair of yoga pants or want to upgrade your current yoga wardrobe, read on for our roundup of our current favorites—listed here from least to most expensive.

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Fabletics High-Waisted Foldover Powerhold® 7/8

Fabletics high waisted leggings

Fabletics will hands-down get you the cheapest pair of yoga pants. When you sign up and become a VIP member, your first purchase gets you two pairs of yoga pants for $24.

starting at $12,

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Old Navy High-Rise Color-Block Compression Leggings for Women

old navy high rise compression leggings
Old Navy

Old Navy’s leggings are similar to the more expensive leggings you’ll find on our list, but at a fraction of the price. They may not have the name brand, but they look the same and offer similar benefits.

starting at $25,

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Aerie Move High Waisted Moto 7/8 Legging

Aerie Move High Waisted
American Eagle

Aerie may have made themselves known in the bralette and underwear world, but their yoga pants fit great and feature fun designs and colors for all shapes and sizes. You can find yoga pants on their website for as little as $8, but most hover around the $28 mark.

starting at $28,

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Z by Zella High Waist Daily Pocket Midi Leggings

Zella leggings
Nordstrom Rack

These leggings are a YJ staff fave. Zella offers a range of solid colors, super-soft wicking material, and side pockets ideal for stashing your phone or keys.


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Outdoor Voices FreeForm 7/8 Hi-Rise Leggings

Outdoor Voices freeform legging
Outdoor Voices

Choose from three different colors and maybe throw in a matching bra, since these leggings are priced right.


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Prana Transform Legging

Prana Transform Legging

Built with Prana’s compressive stretch jersey (Chakara®), these high-rise leggings include a wide waistband and powermesh panels in the waist for maximum support.


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Manduka The High Line Legging

Manduka High Line Leggings

With just the right amount of compression and support, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself reaching for these yoga pants first. The four-way stretch fabric keeps you moving and flowing without even the slightest yoga pant malfunction.


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Athleta Elation 7/8 Tight In Powervita

Athleta Elation Legging

Wear these pants indoors or outdoors, because the fabric offers full coverage without overheating you during practice. Even better, these pants come in nine colors, six sizes, and four different lengths.


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Prana Ethel Legging

Prana Ethel Legging

As you move from Plank to Downward Facing Dog, the leg cuffs on these yoga pants keep your leggings moving with you. Plus, the mini diamond heat transfer label at the back of the leggings keeps you cool in the steamiest classes.


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Manduka Linea Crop Legging

Manduka Crop leggings

Eliminate adjusting your outfit during your class with these slide-free pants. The tight fit moves with you without overheating the body as your practice intensifies.


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Outdoor Voices TechSweat 7/8 Zoom Leggings

Outdoor Voices Tech Sweat
Outdoor Voices

Stay cool while you sweat with the iconic OV color-blocking leggings. The waist band has a thick elastic, leaving you feeling hugged and supported as you move through class.


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Kira Grace Glamour Goddess Hi-Waist Yoga Tight (Ruby)

Kira Grace Ruby Tights
Kira Grace

Stand out from the crowd in these Ruby red leggings. They’ve got a 4-way stretch and comfortable compression, and the high-rise style is ideal for optimal fit.


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Beyond Yoga Velvet Motion High Waisted Midi Legging

Beyond Yoga Velvet Tights
Beyond Yoga

Whether you’re feeling festive or not, these leggings tackle both fashion and function—from flowing in class to holiday partying with friends and family.


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Sweaty Betty Reversible 7/8 Yoga Leggings

Sweaty Betty Reversible Leggings
Sweaty Betty

Two leggings for one? Yes, please! These reversible leggings are high-stretch, super soft, opaque, and comfy.


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Lorna Jane Intensity Compression F/L Tight

Lorna Jane Intensity Compression tights
Lorna Jane

Lorna Jane’s compression tights feature the LJ Excel™ fabric, which was designed to support the leg muscles while you’re working out, reducing soreness and even improving recovery time.


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Beyond Yoga Live On High Waisted Midi Legging

Beyond Yoga leggings
Beyond Yoga

This dance-inspired legging ties everything together—literally. The zig-zag design adds a unique detail while keeping an ultra-soft, moisture-wicking embrace for the lower body.


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Kira Grace Warrior Laser-Cut Legging (Black)

Kira Grace Warrior Tights
Kira Grace

Whether you’re fighting real-world battles (elementary school drop-off, anyone?) or battling through a long hold of Warrior II Pose, this yoga pant has moisture-wicking powers that’ll keep you dry in the most sweat-inducing scenarios.


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Athleta Madison Moto Tight

Athleta Madison Tight

These leggings are made for commuting, working, and traveling thanks to their Luna fabric, which is smooth, structured, and stretchy.


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Sweaty Betty Power Mesh Leggings

Sweaty Betty Power Mesh
Sweaty Betty

The super-stretch fabric and high-waisted fit are flattering for any workout—from yoga to spin, barre, and boxing.


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Lululemon Tight Stuff Tight II Online Only 25″

Lululemon Tight Stuff

These pants are engineered with moderate compression to help stabilize muscles, and also come with every storage pocket you could think of. The fabric offers support, opaque coverage, and sweat-wicking powers that’ll keep you dry.


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Alo Yoga High Line Lace-Up Leggings

Alo Yoga High Line Tights
Alo Yoga

These sleek, high-waisted, and extremely breathable leggings will help you get through the sweatiest yoga practices feeling cool. Plus, the cutout sides with elastic lace-up are super-cute.


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Lululemon Wunder Under High-Rise Tight Full-On Luxtreme lululemon lab 28″

Lululemon yoga pants

These stretchy pants are the most expensive pair of the company’s longer yoga pants, designed to go from working out to hanging out.


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Alo Yoga High-Waist Moonlit Runner Legging

alo yoga pants
Alo Yoga

This yoga pant’s sleek-fit contours that highlight the waist and booty leave you feeling “tucked in” in all the right places.


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About the Author

Bridget “Bee” Creel is the editorial producer for Yoga Journal. She works as a yoga teacher in NYC and is the co-founder of the wellness community, Mood Room