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YogaToes For Healthy Feet

Most of us take our toes and feet for granted, except for when we get a stellar pedicure that has us admiringly gazing at our polished and shining tootsies. But for dancers, yoga practitioners and even diabetics, the appreciation and care for these 10 digits goes far beyond the newest O.P.I. color.

Enter YogaToes. Different from yoga socks, which are slip-resistant five-toed socks that you can wear on or off the yoga mat, YogaToes are “a vacation for your feet.” Similar to the dividers your pedicurist will slip in between your toes as you wait for them to be exfoliated, buffed, polished and dried, YogaToes are that and much more. (more…)

Can Yoga Socks Replace Your Yoga Mat?

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From pricey yoga clothing to custom-made yoga mats, the yoga world is brim with products that are intended to offer you a more comfortable, more fashionable and more flexible journey to enlightenment.

Enter yoga socks, a new creation that marries a regular sock with a yoga mat in order to provide you with a slip-resistant practice experience. Yoga socks are soft ankle socks that are fitted with small rubber pads all along the soles of the feet to prevent you from striking a pose and then slip-sliding your way flat onto your belly.

Plus, the yoga socks are supposed to offer you protection against exposure to foot fungi, which love the hot, humid and sweaty hardwood floors of the yoga practice room.

But do these yoga socks, which can also be used by Pilates practitioners, take the place of a yoga mat? (more…)