Do you think leggings/yoga pants should be acceptable at school?

Do you think leggings/yoga pants should be acceptable at school? Topic: Do you think leggings/yoga pants should be acceptable at school?
June 27, 2019 / By Agnus
Question: I'm in the process of writing a research essay on the topic of student dress codes and uniforms, and I wanted to know others opinions on those types of clothing. My school recently banned them because of 'distractions', which I think are unfair to the girls but I'm going to save that debate for my paper. What are your opinions, do you agree that they should be banned? Is it alright to wear them as pants? Some months ago the girls at my high school were called down to an assembly saying basically that their butt should be covered if they want to continue wearing the leggings. Do you think that those guidelines should be enforced? While some listened to that new rule, others didn't. Months later and a week before the new 2nd semester a sign went up saying that legging and yoga pants are no longer allowed,
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Timo Timo | 7 days ago
Traditional black bootcut or flared yoga pants should be allowed but not leggings that are tight all the way down. There is a difference there. The looser fit below the knees on regular bootcut yoga pants makes them more appropriate. Leggings are not valid pants in my opinion. The butt should be covered either way by wearing a longer top so I agree with that rule. This hides pantylines and the tightness around the butt and limits any distractions because the only part that is visible is just the long pants from the bottom of the top down to the floor. I've never understood the ban on traditional black bootcut yoga pants and think girls should be allowed to wear them. But as for leggings, they are not pants, they are legwear.
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Timo Originally Answered: Yoga Questions?
1. Provided that there is no pain associated with your joints cracking, this is nothing to worry about. It's not something you need to try to make happen, but it's not a bad thing either. When you perform yoga asanas (poses), your joints may crack for a couple of reasons: i.) Your joints are lubricated by a fluid known as sinovial fluid. This fluid is found in the joint capsules which surround the cartilage surfaces where your bones meet. When you perform asanas, you cause small changes in pressure within the joint capsules. These pressure changes may cause gasses which are normally dissolved in the sinovial fluid to "pop" out of solution, causing the sound that you hear. Once the joint is returned to a resting state, the pressure inside the joint capsule will normalize and these gases will dissolve back into the sinovial fluid. [1] ii.) Your muscles are attached to your bones by tough bands of connective tissue known as tendons. Tendons must cross at least one joint in order to cause motion and, when that joint moves, the tendon's position with respect to the joint changes. When you perform asanas, your tendons will shift slightly and sometimes snap back to their original position suddenly -- again causing that popping or cracking noise. [1] These are normal processes and the sounds are neither good nor bad, just a part of the process. 2. If you have pain associated with the position, you should stop. Yoga poses should never be painful. If there is no pain, whether or not to continue will depend on the type of pose you are doing. If you are doing an intense strength-training pose such as a warrior pose ( http://yogajournal.com/poses/495 ) some shaking of the muscles which are doing that strengthening work is normal. This happens because you are asking your muscles to work harder than they are accustomed to doing and your muscles are growing fatigued. This is not a bad thing. [2][3] Strength training works by "overworking" your muscles. You ask your muscles for more than they are currently able to handle. This creates microscopic tears in your muscles. Over the next couple of days, while you are resting, your muscles will repair themselves, and that new, repaired muscle tissue will be stronger. [3] If you are shaking during poses which are meant to be gentle stretching poses, such as any of the forward folding poses ( http://yogajournal.com/poses/476 ) you should back off. You don't necessarily need to stop doing the pose. Just ease off on it a little. When we stretch, we want our muscles to be relaxed in order to achieve maximum flexibility benefits. Twitching muscles during a stretch indicate that you are pushing too hard. Your muscles are fighting the stretch and can clench up. This decreases the effectiveness of the stretch and can potentially lead to injury. [2] 3. A number of different theories have been proposed for why athletes experience muscle cramping during exercise. Recent studies suggest that the most likely cause of these cramps is a malfunctioning of the communication system between our muscles and our central nervous system. [4] This malfunctioning is thought to be related to poor posture, inefficient biomechanics and other factors related to poor flexibility. [4] Since yoga is such a wonderful exercise for helping you to increase your flexibility, it should therefore be effective in helping to reduce your experience of muscle cramping during running. Additionally, studies have shown that an effective stretching routine during warm-up and cool-down periods for running and other physical exercises can help to prevent cramping. [4] 4. Yes. Yoga will help you get into better shape. An effectively sequenced practice of yoga poses will strengthen and tone your whole body. In particular, scientific studies of the effects of regular yoga practice on physical fitness have concluded that yoga can help you increase: i. muscular strength [5] ii. muscular endurance [5] iii. flexibility [5] iv. lung capacity [5] v. cardio-respiratory efficiency [5] 5. Everybody is different. Some people will experience noticeable improvements in their flexibility after only a couple of weeks. For others, it may take a few months. A participant in one study, which involved 4 sessions of yoga per week, each 1 hour and 25 minutes in duration, for a period of eight weeks, experienced a 188% increase in flexibility over the course of the eight weeks! [5] There is no guarantee that you will experience that degree of improvement in so short a time period, but since you are young, are practicing yoga every day, and are new to flexibility training, my guess is that you will start to notice some improvements very quickly. (Please remember, however, that yoga is not a race. Yoga is designed to be practiced throughout our lives -- and one of the things it tries to teach us is patience!)

Ranald Ranald
Honestly, leggings and yoga pants are hardly worse than skinny jeans. Yes, girls have butts. That is a fact. If people cannot handle seeing girls in tight, flattering pants (provided they are not see through of course), then they are probably pervs anyway. Schools should really have no right to ban girls from wearing cozy/comfy leggings & yoga pants...just sort of ridiculous.
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Marquise Marquise
I wear them everyday, they make a girls butt look amazing and they are so comfy. I love lululemon and yoga pants, yes they are a distraction to guys, but boo-hoo that is a part of life. It is unfair, style is a form of expression of who you are and makes you unique and different. Yes there is less bullying with a uniform, If the leggings are thick like TNA or lulu it is fine, if they are cheap and see through then yea it's racy and inappropriate, if the pants don't show skin it is fine, girls have butts, they need to get over it. If pants distract someone from there studies they are probably a perv any way ;) edit: i forgot to add, depends on the grade, highschool is acceptable, but if it is in middle school i agree with uniforms, im sure girls don't have butts yet at that age haha
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Jervis Jervis
For the best answers, search on this site https://smarturl.im/aDVfQ Might want to check that legging, yoga pants and sweat pants are considered acceptable because honestly I highly doubt that they will be deemed appropriate by the school administration. You should be able to find some at JC Penny or Walmart come fall though.
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Gilroy Gilroy
Leggings are really no different than tight fitting jeans, and if tight jeans are allowed then leggings should be allowed also. Tight jeans or leggings may not help a young mans hormones which are already out of control, but they will have to learn to live with it lol.
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Doran Doran
I think its fine. My school had a ban on leggings but we dont anymore because of how many girls wear them anyways. I think that their the same as skinny jeans. They are just as tight fitted.
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Doran Originally Answered: I'm considering opening a yoga studio in the town where I live.?
Since the businesses already exist close by, your research is done for you. Look and see what the existing memberships rosters are like and compare them to the US Census population base fort that town. Then equate the percentage to YOUR town's population, and thats how many members you should expect, and the number you can honestly use in a business plan. You will have done your homework, and have the statistics to back you up should someone question you on your plan...
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