Yoga poses can be challenging enough, so the last thing you need is distracting, uncomfortable clothing that restricts your movements or doesn’t stay in place. Whether you’re a die-hard yogi or just looking to wear athleisure clothes, you’ll want your yoga pants to fit well, feel comfy, and hold up to lots of use. You may notice yoga pants tend to have a soft, matte feel. This fabric is different from smooth and shiny running tights and high-impact workout leggings that need to reduce friction from fast, harsh movements. Still, yoga pants are typically made with performance fibers like nylon and polyester that make the fabric moisture-wicking, durable and opaque, but the matte material makes them feel more like cotton. Yoga pants are also less compressive than other exercise leggings, but they’re still fitted so you can easily move from one pose to another. One other thing to keep in mind: since you’ll likely be moving and stretching a lot, make sure to get a pair with a gusset, which looks like a triangular or diamond-shaped piece of fabric at the crotch. You’ll find a gusset in workout leggings more than fashion leggings because it prevents the pants from riding up...