The popularity of barre classes have also increased interest in ballet and dance classes for adults. Both are fun ways to get strong and flexible. If you want to look the part, you’ll need a leotard.
These plus size leotards come in sleeveless, short sleeve, 3/4 and long sleeve options. At the bottom, they are cut low in the classic style.
Sizing varies by company but plus size leotards are available up to 2x, 3x and 4x. Colors also vary so you’ll have to find the right combination of size, color and sleeves for your particular taste.
Here are the best options we have found:
Natalie 3/4 Sleeve Leotard with an open sweetheart neckline, princess seaming, gathered bodice, regular scoop back and shelf lining. Available in sizes 1x and 2x in black.
Danskin Scoopneck Leotard up to 3x available in black, white, purple, red, burgundy and mauve. Also comes in long sleeve.
Theatricals Plus Size Sleeveless Dance Leotard in sizes 1x and 2x and 5 colors.
Theatricals Long Sleeve Cotton Plus Size Leotard
Some other types of leotards available in extended sizes are:
Discount Dance has a wide selection of plus size dance wear. Activate eBates to get a percentage back.
Bodywrappers Boatneck Leotard up to size 4x.
Dancenwear Mock Turtleneck Leotard in sizes 1x, 2x and 3x and 24 colors, including silver, gold and neon pink.