The 5 Best Yoga Shoes That Can Actually Enhance Your Practice

Whether you're searching for more support, extra cushion, or grippers, we've found five yoga shoes that'll make your session a lot more comfortable.

Navy and white yoga shoes by New Balance featuring a cutout design photo

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NB Studio Shoes

Support and breathability is what you'll experience when you slip on a pair of these New Balance studio shoes. Their strappy design is made from high-stretch material to ensure your feet feel secure but not constricted. And did we mention they feature silicone grippers on the bottom? Plus, you can wear them as often as you want and they won't catch an odor thanks to the NB Fresh treatment. This shoe tends to run small, so it's recommended to order a half size up. ($40, usually $55; newbalance.com)

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Black yoga slippers by Reebok photo

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Reebok True Studio Slipper

If you find yourself slipping and sliding all over your mat during yoga class, these Reebok studio slippers might be the solution. And they're on sale for 50 percent off! They feature a 3D printed bottom with a unique zig-zag design that provides maximum grip and a soft leather upper that wraps around your foot like a sock for a comfortable fit. These shoes are perfect for anyone wanting to enhance their barre or yoga experience, but they are not meant for dance classes. ($30, usually $60; reebok.com)

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Purple and gray yoga shoes with toe spaces photo

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Vibram Fitness and Yoga Shoe

This versatile yoga shoe is for more than just the studio, some reviewers wear them for walking and light jogs, too. Their form-fitting construction features toe slots and an ankle strap to make sure they are secure on your feet, while still giving you enough breathability. You can choose from five different colors and each pair is machine washable, but should be air-dried. (from $33; amazon.com)

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Black Nike studio socks with the Nike logo on the side in white photo

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Nike Studio Training Socks

Perfect for beginners, these Nike studio socks are a must-have for anyone starting any type of studio classes. Sure you can go barefoot, but these socks are made with advanced gripping yarn so you'll have more traction inside and out to help prevent slipping. They also provide arch support and ventilation, and they feature an open heel that makes you feel grounded. ($10; amazon.com)

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Blush pink yoga shoes with half toe slots photo

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Grip Yoga Shoes

If you're searching for a pair of yoga shoes that feel like you're not wearing anything at all, this pair from Athleta will be your new go-to. They are extremely lightweight, have grippers across the bottom, and have an arch band for added support. This pair will slip on your foot just like a sock, but have a strappy upper that provide a secure fit and an open-toe design that gives you full control. ($20; athleta.com)

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