When you really think about it, your yoga mat is kind of like the perfect workout buddy. It supports you in class. It helps motivate you (when you see it in the corner collecting dust). And it’s always there when you need it, like during Savasana when you’re really in need of a break. So why are you treating it like crap? More
Topic: yoga mat
Yoga is a pretty eco-friendly activity, right? You contort yourself into poses for 90 minutes and chant, “Om.” Nothing hurting the environment here. But what about the mat that makes doing your downward dog a little more bearable? That mat could be made of PVC — a chemical that releases toxins and carcinogens.
Luckily, there’s a green option out there: The EcoMat. It’s made of recyclable and ecologically degradable materials, is free of chloride, glue, phthalates, and latex. And you don’t lose any grip, either — so you won’t be sliding out of your salamba sirsasana anytime soon. More
Everyone wants something different from their yoga mat: Green, blue, red, pink. Some of us just want enough traction to keep our feet from slipping out from under our asanas. Blisstree found three that go above and beyond that smelly … More