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5 Best Places To Find Yoga & Pilates Gear In Pittsburgh

August 28, 2012 5:55 AM

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Yoga and Pilates demands clothing that can withstand the intensity and flexibility required by these types of workouts. Whether you’re a Pilates pro or you just signed up for your first yoga class, you’ll want clothing that is comfortable, non-restrictive, and stylish, of course. Lucky for you, there are plenty of places in Pittsburgh where you can score fashionable, functional and affordable yoga and Pilates clothing and equipment. Shop these five stores and studios to snag the latest yoga and Pilates gear in the city.
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Health Thru Yoga
3926 Willow Ave.
Castle Shannon, PA 15234
(412) 292-5167
www.healththruyoga.com

Health Thru Yoga, owned by founder and director Lesli, is located just north of Bethel Park. In addition to yoga classes and nutritional consulting, Health Thru Yoga carries everything from scented pillows and yoga blankets to yoga pants and shorts and even DVDs. Many items are priced under $30, making this a great spot to score a bargain on your yoga equipment. Gift certificates are also available.

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Bend Yoga
808 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 339-9838
www.bendyoga.com

Bend Yoga’s newly opened studio is also your one-stop shop for Gaiam’s Professional Series yoga mats, accessories and Hard Tail clothing. Shop the store’s fold-over pants, tops, capris and wraps following class, or if you’d prefer a private shopping trip, Bend Yoga can arrange that as well. In addition to the studio’s amazing selection of clothing and mats, there are also a variety yoga classes, certifications and workshops available. Bend Yoga is located on the second floor of 808 Penn Avenue in the city’s Cultural District.

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TightSpot Dancewear Center
2524 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(412) 885-6440
www.dancesales.com

TightSpot Dancewear is a family-owned dancewear store that employs “dancers serving dancers,” but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t carry some fantastic bargains for us non-dancers as well. Their huge selection of athletic, dancer-inspired clothing is perfect for yoga and Pilates exercises. Shop a variety of essentials, including tops, bottoms, unitards and leggings from brands like Danskin and Motionwear. Stop by TightSpot Dancewear today to receive your 15 percent individual discount.

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Perfect Boutique
413 Beaver St.
Sewickley, PA 15143
(412) 749-5801
www.perfectboutique.com

Don’t let the upscale community location of this unique boutique steer you away from browsing Perfect Boutique’s most lavish, comfortable, and affordable yoga clothing. The Sewickley-based store has something for every budget and style. Perfect Boutique carries yoga fans’ favorite activewear brands, including Be Present and Hard Tail. Ladies will love Jai-Dye’s hand-dyed yoga-inspired camisoles, the luxuriously soft Saint Grace pants and Splendid’s adorable lycra leggings.

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Moonglow Yoga
1906 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 551-1555
www.moonglowyoga.com

Moonglow Yoga offers some of only locally made yoga gear in the area. Handcrafted accessories like jewelry and hand painted shirts and yoga clothing are among the best-sellers created inside Moonglow Yoga’s in-studio store. In addition to one-of-kind handmade items, the store also stocks Manduka and JADE mats, yoga straps and blocks, Yogitoes hot yoga towels, YogaRats hot yoga towels, and mat care sprays. Moonglow Yoga is located in the city’s Strip District with plenty of on-street parking.

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Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with todays generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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