By Margaret Abrams.
“The vibrations remind you to square your hips and ground down through the ankle,” Wearable X cofounder and CEO Billie Whitehouse explained while upside down, quickly launching into a sequence of yoga poses. Her discreetly tech-infused Nadi X leggings are programmed to correct yoga poses, with vibrations acting as prompts. Just press play.
While the leggings in question look like regular workout pants, with on-trend color blocking similar to Outdoor Voices and ADAY, they are in fact quite different—and not only because of their much higher price point. The pants are linked to an app and they monitor the body at specific pulse points. A small clip-on charger is the only aspect that might give the pants away as being out of the ordinary; they’re even machine washable.
The pants sense what pose you’re in and sync with the app, they then vibrate at the ankles and lower back, to remind yogis to straighten their legs or lunge deeper. “It isn’t about right and wrongs per se, it’s about bringing awareness,” Whitehouse demonstrated in Warrior III.
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