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Yoga Travel, Retreats, and Festivals

22 Travel Essentials for Your Next Yoga Retreat

Are you ready for your next trip to yogic euphoria? Whether you’re jet-setting to Bali or simply strutting across town to your favorite studio, this stellar lineup of yogi travel gear will make your journey as blissful as your destination.

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1. Icebreaker’s TABI Realfleece® Sweatpants for Women


Crafted from reinforced brushed merino fleece with deep pockets and a slightly tailored fit, these pants serve as serious luxury loungewear. Plus, you can dress them up or down without sacrificing any comfort. Pair them with Icebreaker’s TABI Deice Long Sleeve V for a complete travel outfit!


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2. Nau’s Off the Grid Hoody


This versatile, all-season zip-up is made entirely of eco-friendly fabrics—recycled polyester and merino wool—that allow for warmth with breathability. Nau’s hoody is the perfect extra layer to bring along when you’re exploring in a temperamental climate. 


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3. Birkenstock’s Arran Sneakers


Who wouldn’t love to wear these classic lace-ups? They’re light, casual, and complement jeans, sweats, leggings, and yoga pants alike. Plus, Birkenstock’s footbed technology provides the comfy cushioning one would only expect from this veteran brand. Arch support for days!


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4. Sugar’s The Flash Top


All of Sugar’s products are made from sustainable and plant-based cellulose, and “The Flash” is no exception. This sexy yet sophisticated off-the-shoulder top is super soft and breathable. Throw it on with a pair of leggings, and you’re ready to hit the road.


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5. KiraGrace’s High Waist Yoga Leggings (Black Onyx)


These gorgeous, travel-friendly leggings are dedicated to an important cause: 100 percent of the net profits will be donated to the Yoga Medicine Seva Foundation in support of Her Future Coalition to fight human trafficking and sexual exploitation in India.


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6. Saje’s Arrive Revived Travel Oil Blend


Saje brought together eucalyptus, lemon, and lavender to create this invigorating essential oil blend with the specific intention of keeping you calm, balanced, and energized while on the go. Say goodbye to jet lag and “arrive revived,” ready to take on the world.


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7. Eagle Creek’s The Morphus International Carry-On Bag


Eagle Creek crossed every “t” and dotted every “i” with this all-encompassing carry-on. The Morphus boasts three bags in one, including a backpack that you can separate from your wheeled luggage, doubling your carrying capacity. So, no worries if you stock up on yoga gear and festival merchandise on your next adventure!


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8. CamelBak’s Brook Vacuum Water Bottle


Every wanderluster knows you need to stay hydrated in order to make the most of your time spent in a new place. CamelBak’s vacuum water bottle has you covered, keeping your cold and hot beverages at the perfect temperature without leaks. Make this a travel staple. You will not regret it!


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9. OluKai’s Pehuea Lau Shoes


Struggling—yet again—to pack lightly for your upcoming trip? Shoes can easily become a point of contention. OluKai’s laser-etched leather Pehuea Lau slip-ons are perfect for travel as well as yoga festivities. Their comfort level is on point too!


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10. Sunday Afternoons’ Mountain Trucker Hat


Designer Chris Herbst’s inspired artistry speaks for itself on the front of Sunday Afternoons’ Mountain Trucker hat. Whether you’re heading out for a hike or to your next class at a festival, step into the sun in style and comfort while protecting your face from excess rays.


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11. Blue Planet Eyewear’s Ansel Sunglasses


The timeless shape of these classic shades look great on everyone, and they add flair to any travel outfit. Blue Planet’s latest sunglasses are also polarized and eco-friendly, made with recycled plastics and metals. 


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12. Seam Siren’s Fortifying Sweatshirt


This sweatshirt has a story that spans the globe. Its sleeves are made with 100% wildcrafted Nepalese nettle fiber, layered atop organic jersey-knit cotton. In Nepal, villagers believe this nettle yarn protects, nurtures, and strengthens the spirit.


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13. Balance Collection’s Amy Crop Burnout Hoodie


Throw on Balance Collection’s hoodie to get cozy after yoga class, on the beach, or en route to your next destination. You can wear this adorable crop top anywhere and stay in your own comfort zone.


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14. Free People’s Movement Power Sweatpant Joggers


Free People’s joggers are so much more than your average workout pant. Yes, they allow for working up a sweat in style, but you can also pair these feminine, flexible bottoms with a cute top and lace-ups for an effortless on-the-go look.


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15. Beyond Yoga’s Cut It Close Tank


Up your yoga tank game with this fashion-forward top by Beyond Yoga. Its high neck and prism mesh front and back make it a fun addition to any getup, both on and off the mat. And the “self-shelf bra” means you have one less clothing item to pack.


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16. Hard Tail’s IKat V Back Support Tank


Hardtail’s IKat V tank is all about the lace-up back, and its built-in bra provides full security without taking away style. (No one loves extra straps and bra lines!) Show off your silhouette and move with grace in this supportive yoga top.


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17. Manduka’s Pintuck Sports Bra


Sports bras exist to support us as we flow through life, but it’s always exciting when they’re stylish too, especially at a yoga festival. This Manduka bra is structured to help you move from pose to pose, but its strappy back and subtle details take it to the next level.


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18. The Coobie Scoopneck Seamless Bra


The Coobie Scoopneck Seamless Bra offers true support for women in action. With light padding, adjustable elastic straps, and a knit-in underband, this bra is ready to flatter your shape and keep you comfortable, no matter what adventure you undertake.


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19. Alo Yoga’s Elevate Yoga Leggings


Take your travel yogawear up a notch with Alo Yoga’s Elevate leggings, which feature a tall waistline for comfort, mesh insets for breathability, and curved contrasting colors for a fresh and vibrant style.


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20. Strut-This’s The Romee Yoga Leggings


Travel with confidence and comfort in Strut-This’s The Romee Yoga Leggings. These bold and beautiful high-waisted ankle pants stretch to fit and flatter just about everybody. And with color-blocked detail in front and back, they can spice up the simplest of festival outfits.


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21. Gaiam’s All Day Yoga Tote


More than a yoga bag, Gaiam’s tote has space for everything you need to bring with you for a day out and about. If you’d rather not head back to your Airbnb, hotel room, or tent (whatever your travel lodging may be!) after yoga, come prepared with this versatile accessory.


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22. JadeYoga’s Travel Natural Rubber Yoga Mat


This travel mat from JadeYoga is thin, lightweight, and durable, and made with natural rubber that helps prevent slipping, even when wet. Bonus: For every mat sold, JadeYoga will plant a tree!


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