8 Best Yoga Mats To Enhance Your Practice
In the same way that awesome athleisure makes your workouts feel even better, or the right pair of running shoes affects the quality of your miles, a reliable yoga mat can make all the difference in your practice. To help find the perfect mat to suit all your yoga needs—both at home and in a studio—mbg has rounded up some of the best yoga mats you can get right now. From ultra-grippy to eco-friendly, these yoga mats are here to elevate your flow.
Culture Fit Yoga Mat
Lululemon The Reversible Mat 5 mm
La Vie Boheme Yoga Mat
Is it a yoga mat or piece of art? Honestly, it's a little bit of both. La Vie Boheme makes beautiful mats with intricate patterns that look lovely rolled out in your home or studio.
Yoga Mat, laviebohemeyoga.com ($89)
Yoga Zeal Yoga Mat
This super-soft yoga mat features a biodegradable rubber backing that grips to your floor, to help avoid any slipping or sliding during your practice.
Yoga Mat, freepeople.com ($79)
Manduka eko® Superlite Travel Yoga Mat
Perfect for yogis-on-the-go, this ultra-thin mat can be folded and stored in a tote or suitcase with ease. It's also made with sustainably harvested tree rubber and created via a nontoxic process.
Superlite Travel Yoga Mat, manduka.com ($44)
Jade Harmony Yoga Mat
A favorite among yogis, this mat is known for providing the perfect amount of grip, stability, and cushion.
Yoga Mat, Jade Harmony ($80)
Liforme Yoga Mat
Gaiam Yoga Mat
This budget-friendly option features two, reversible, colors and a stable, nonslip surface to support your practice.
Premium 2-Color Yoga Mat, gaiam.com ($30)
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Kristine Thomason is the health and fitness director at mindbodygreen. Kristine is a New York University graduate with a degree in journalism and psychology, and also a NASM-certified personal trainer. She has spent her editorial career focused on health and well-being, and formerly worked for Women’s Health and Health. Her byline has also appeared in Men’s Health, Greatist, Refinery29, HGTV, and more. In her current role she oversees, edits, and writes for the health, food, and movement sections of mindbodygreen.