Yoga Trends: Office Yoga

Yoga continues to grow in popularity throughout the world, and many workplaces are getting on board! As part of corporate wellness initiatives, companies including Apple, Google, Nike and General Motors have begun to offer yoga classes for their employees.

Benefits of yoga in the office include overall health improvements, stress reduction and promoting a community atmosphere among coworkers. Regular practice can increase productivity, concentration and energy levels throughout the work week. Office yoga is designed to be entry-level and low impact, so it’s easier for beginners and those with limited flexibility to participate and see the benefits of regular practice. It also helps to lessen the effects of sitting at a desk all day, where issues like neck strain and carpal tunnel can begin to take a toll.

Want to get a yoga program started at your office? First, you’ll need a quiet and comfortable room that’s large enough to accommodate your employees. You can set aside a lunch room, conference room, or other space that will be free during the class period. And of course you’ll need an instructor! Yoga Alliance is an excellent resource to find instructors in your area. Finally, each participant will need comfy clothing, as well as their own yoga mat, towel  and water bottle.

For all the supplies you’ll need for your office yoga program, visit!

Posted under Health and Fitness, Styles of Yoga, Yoga Clothing, Yoga Mats, Yoga News, Yoga Supplies

This post was written by Lauren on August 10, 2015

Barefoot Yoga Favorites: Summer Looks We Love!

With all the awesome clothes and beautiful props we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by everyday, we couldn’t help but spend some time thinking of our perfect summertime look from top to bottom– whether it’s for going to class and just hanging out with friends!

The Look: On the Way to Class

If you’re heading out to class, you want to feel comfy, grounded and ready for any pose! (And, it doesn’t hurt to feel put together enough to stop by the grocery store on the way home, either!)


OMgirl Vitality Racer paired with the Alignment Bra and Hatha Capri

The Vitality Racer offers a relaxed and easy-to-wear racerback style, and we adore it paired with the simple yet eye catching design of the Alignment Bra. Add the supremely comfy Hatha Capri for a look that’s just breezy enough to keep you cool during hotter summer temperatures while providing enough coverage and flexibility for any class! (Going to a hot yoga class? Toss the tank into your mat bag and just go with the bra to keep extra cool!)

And, if you’re like us and find the ease of a yoga mat bag hard to beat, we love the look above paired with the bright, sunny colors of the Mysore Pattern Mat Bag.

Wondering what’s in our yoga mat bag on the way to class? Try an Original Eco Mat, strap, and eye pillow!


The Look: Day to Night

This is our current fav for a casual, comfortable look that works for grabbing a coffee and some local produce at the farmers market before having your closest pals over for a home cooked meal.


OMgirl Goddess Tank paired with the Asana Bra and Fresh Skirt in Paradise Palm

We couldn’t help but fall in love with the breezy, tropical feel of this patterned skirt, especially when combined with the flattering, form fitting look of the Goddess Tank. Try wearing it over the classic Asana Bra for optimal coverage and support (we found the tank a bit sheer to wear all on its own!).

Then, when it rolls around to dinnertime we love using the Mandala Embroidered Zafu for a comfortable and intimate way to dine with friends. This is especially convenient if you’re having a larger number of people over, or if you’re a city dweller whose coffee table doubles as a dining one!

Want to take a look online to put together your own favorite ensembles? Come visit us at! We’ve got you covered – no matter the sporty, cute, or casual style you’re looking for!


Posted under Eco-Friendly Yoga Products, Food and Cooking, Health and Fitness, Meditation, Yoga Clothing, Yoga Gift Ideas, Yoga Mats, Yoga Supplies

This post was written by Carolina on July 16, 2015

New OMgirl Is In!

It’s always an exciting time at Barefoot Yoga when a new season of OMgirl arrives – for us it means a variety of stunning new fashions, colors, and styles that we can’t help but fall in love with!

Below are some of our new favorite pairings fresh out of the box:

1. Half Moon Bra in Horizon Dye paired with Practice Pants in Horizon Dye



The Horizon Dye style is a long-loved classic when it comes to OMgirl designs, but the new Dawn color simply took our breath away! In a stunning pink and blue color combination, this new color is perfect for the transition from hot summer days into cool nights that have just a hint of fall in them. We love the combination of the matching Half Moon Bra with the Practice Pant – it creates a stunning silhouette while providing optimum comfort. And, if you find yourself needing a little extra coverage during a cool evening, try out the Practice Cardi! It’s the perfect design and weight to simply throw on after class or while relaxing on the porch.


2. Enlighten Legging paired with Hot Short


A new legging on the scene is OMgirl’s sheer and satiny Enlighten Legging. These are perfect for wearing for a little extra warmth and coverage under a skirt, shorts, or dress! Pair them with the comfy and flattering Hot Short for a sporty look that gives off a laidback yogi vibe.


3. Combo Legging paired with Infinity Tank Namaste



This unique legging is versatile and eye catching for wearing out and about, at the studio, or at the gym! With the stretchy, long length of the leggings, you can easily wrap them under your foot for a bump of extra style on the mat, and for an eye catching look that will surely turn heads, pair it with the relaxed Infinity Tank Namaste.


4. Lineup Capri paired with Concept Cami

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Another couple of newcomers! The Concept Cami offers a relaxed but flattering style with a lightweight, flowy bottom and fitted bra top design that has a super cute yet subtle striped pattern. Pair it with the similarly striped Lineup Capri for a supremely comfortable outfit that you can take from casual wear to workout wear with no effort needed!

Want to see all the awesome brand new OMgirl clothing just in? (Who doesn’t?)

Come visit us at Barefoot Yoga today and simply click here to see all that’s just arrived!


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This post was written by Carolina on July 8, 2015