3 tips to keep ya cool during hot yoga

Wanna combine your love of summertime weather while celebrating Yoga Month? Sign up for a hot yoga class (after checking with your doc and the yoga studio to see if it's OK for teens). Why do yoga in the heat? It makes those stretching poses way easier while burning loads of cals. Did we mention it's a great way to get your mind off school drama? We're in!

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!
Seriously. It's called “hot yoga” for a reason. If you've got a serene sweat sesh planned for a post-school de-stresser, guzzle down that H2O throughout the day. You'll be sweating it all out long before the instructor says namaste.

Bring a towel.
Downward Facing Dog is a tricky position enough as it is. Adding slippery hands or feet to the mix is just begging for you to lose your grip on your now slick yoga mat. Give yourself an absorbent layer on top of your yoga mat to prevent any fumbles.

Wear breathable clothes.
Of course you know to leave your stifling soccer jerseys in your locker, but even comfy cotton knit tees can't take the heat. We're talking sweat-wicking, stay cool fabrics that keep Sun Salutations a breeze.


Nike Tradition Rib Women's Training Tank Top, $15 (on sale),

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by Karmen Fox | 2/1/2016
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