Yoga is good for your body, mind and soul and that’s something we all know. What we may not know is that our Yoga mats may not be as good for the environment. They can be non-biodegradable and have harmful and toxic chemicals.
Look through the list of 10 Best Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats and help reduce the carbon footprint.
Tula Yoga Mat
Tula literally translates to balance in Sanskrit. This yoga mat is made of non-toxic materials and targets beginner yogis due to it’s lightweight and cushioning surface.
Nomad Cork Yoga Mat
Cork makes up the surface of this yoga mat. Cork surface is naturally anti-microbial and is free of PVC’s and chemical components. It also gives you amazing non-slip grip even during the sweatiest routines. BUY NOW
Jute Yoga Mat
This maroon colored yoga mat is made from a blend of biodegradable jute and ECO-PVC. Free of Latex, Metal & Phthalates, these mats help reduce carbon footprint caused by the chemical based products. Jute also makes it slip resistant. BUY NOW
YoFoMat Kids Yoga Mats
Patented and foldable, this yoga mat is popular among kids for yoga. It’s the only mat that is foldable into the size of a book, rather than being rolled up. The mat comes with a travel friendly case. Made of non-allergenic and non-toxic materials, it is completely safe for children and adults. BUY NOW
Hybrid Eco Mat
Double in thickness, this eco-friendly and biodegradable mat is good for all types for yoga, especially restorative yoga. The mesh or the skeleton of the mat is made of 100% recycled polyester, making the mat durable and long-lasting. BUY NOW
Ashram Yoga Mat
This mat features double degrees of high and low density sides making it the most versatile mat. The high density side of the mat is preferable for hot yoga for which you need proper grip and control, while the low density side provides cushioning hence avoiding joint pains. It is made from 100% recyclable, eco-friendly materials. The bonus is that the company plants a tree every time they sell a mat. BUY NOW
Harmony Professional Yoga Mat
Colored in midnight blue, this cushioning yoga mat is made from premium quality of open-celled natural rubber. No PVS or ozone depleting materials are used in the production process of the mat. The natural rubber gives great traction and grip even through perspiration. BUY NOW
Manduka Yoga and Pilates Mat
Light and portable, this yoga mat sports a wet grip surface with a pleasant rippled water pattern, hued in thunder grey. The top surface is made of proprietary closed-cell natural rubber that is harvested under regulations and is not the product of Amazonian trees. The mat uses a unique softening process free of oil-based products, toxic materials and foaming agents. BUY NOW
Body Mind Mantra Yoga Mat
This eco friendly, double layered and non-slip textured mat prevents you from losing your grip and focus, while at the same time gives you comfort from the thickness. The mat is made of made of TPE & TC – which means no odor, non-toxic and 100 % latex and PVC free. What’s best is that it comes with a life time guarantee! BUY NOW
Light Yoga Mat
Emphasizing on preventing germs, odor and sweat from penetrating the surface, this yoga mat uses close-celled technology to facilitate better cleaning. It is made of recyclable and bio-degradable materials with no PVC. BUY NOW