Best Yoga Pants for Men in 2017

Scrap the sweats for yoga wear

Sure, you could do yoga in your old sweatpants from college but we wouldn't recommend it. Those pants are going to be weighed down with perspiration before you can say adho mukha svanasana. Pants that are designed for yoga and made out of lightweight, technical fabrics that stretch in all the right places are going to be much more comfortable and functional. We've rounded up a few different styles below so that that you can find one that suits your taste. From loose and casual to a tight legging to a classic track pant, there's something for everyone.

Your favorite athletic-wear companies (Nike, Adidas, UnderArmour) also offer men's yoga gear, but since their styles change frequently, we're focusing mainly yoga apparel companies.

You may be wondering why you'd choose pants instead of shorts. It's more or less a personal preference, although experts say that (perhaps counterintuitively) pants are better for hot practices than shorts. If you wear shorts for hot yoga, the sweat running down your legs will make them, and your mat, slippery. Pants will absorb some of that moisture. However, if you're a guy who likes to show a little leg, read about ​yoga shorts for men.


This hemp-blend pant has a little stretch and beachy styling, courtesy of a drawstring waist, front pockets, and wide legs. It's a casual look that doesn't scream "yoga!" if you want to take it out for coffee or a little bouldering after class.


Lululemon On the Mat Pant
Lululemon On the Mat Pant. Photo Courtesy of Lululemon

Lululemon is not just for the ladies. The On the Mat pant is a functional yoga pant for men with track pant styling, courtesy of a drawstring at the waist and narrow ankles, which can be pulled up to the calf for a different look. Lululemon's lightweight luon fabric is stretchy and sweat-wicking, of course. 


Ohmme Crow Halfies

Ohmme Crow Halfies
Ohmme Crow Halfies. Photo Courtesy of Ohmme

If you detect a whiff of European styling in these Crow Halfies, you have an excellent sense of smell. Ohmme is a new brand out of London specializing in men's yoga wear. Founder Louis d’Origny brings his experiences working for Hermes and as a dedicated yogi to each design. They also make a full-length legging and a drop-crotch fisherman pant. International shipping is available. 


Prana's JD Knicker offers a basic, stripped down, fully-functional legging experience. The performance stretch fabric makes these a good choice for sweaty yoga classes. The look is reminiscent of men's athletic tights, which are popular with runners. These can also be layered under a pair of shorts.

YogaSmoga Portland Pant

Newcomer YogaSmoga may just have the best-cut yoga pants for men available right now. A perfect blend of form (trendy slim leg, narrow ankle, and track pant stripes) and functional (technical wicking fabric). These are the athleisure crossover pants you've been looking for.

be present Practice Pant

be present's men's Practice Pant offers a few bells and whistles, like pockets and a dart at the knee. The practice pant is made from be present's signature Breathe Weave fabric, which is lightweight, dries quickly, and has a little stretch. It's available in an array of be present's always-vibrant colors.


This is a slouchy pant with a drawstring waist. The contrast stitching adds a bit of flare. Dog recommended, but not included.



Soft terry pants are a step up from ordinary sweats and are made to layer over yoga shorts.


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