8 Best Yoga Mats To Enhance Your Practice

mbg Senior Health Editor By Kristine Thomason
mbg Senior Health Editor
Kristine Thomason is the senior health editor at mindbodygreen.
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A consistent yoga practice comes with a number of potential benefits: It may help improve flexibility and mobility, increase strength, help you sleep better, and even aid your mental health.

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

This gorgeous, eco-friendly yoga mat is made with high-quality natural rubber and covered with an absorbent microsuede layer to help you maintain your grip, no matter how sweaty the flow.


Yoga Mat, culturefitclothing.com ($90)

culture fit yoga mat
Culture Fit

Lululemon The Reversible Mat 5 mm

Like getting two products in one, this reversible yoga mat provides plenty of cushion to support your joints and absorbs impact.


The Reversible Mat 5 mm, lululemon.com ($78)

lululemon yoga mat
Lululemon

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)

la vie boheme yoga mat
La Vie Boheme

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)

Yoga Zeal mat
Yoga Zeal

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)

manduka yoga mat
Maduka

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)



jade yoga mat
Jade Yoga

Liforme Yoga Mat

Liforme yoga mats feature a unique design with geometric markers on the mat to help you find ideal alignment. Plus, the planet-friendly, grippy material will help you hold each pose with confidence.


Yoga Mat, liforme.com ($140)

Liforme yoga mat
Liforme

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)

Gaiam Yoga Mat
Gaiam

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