The 10 Best Yoga Mats, Bags and Towels In 2018
Posted on April 5, 2018
With the recent surge in physical fitness, self-healing and green living, yoga has prevailed as one of the most popular forms of overall body wellness. Yoga can be both strenuous and dynamic, and getting the most out of each class means having the right equipment to keep your body comfortable, safe and germ-free.
We have included a list of the best yoga mats, bags, and towels that will help keep you safe and comfortable in each yoga pose.
Cleaning Your Rubber Mat
Vinegar is a great, antibacterial cleaner that is safe for cleaning rubber yoga mats. Fill a spray bottle with cold water and add one to two tablespoons of white vinegar. You can also add a bit of tea tree or lavender oil because they have anti-fungal properties. After finishing a workout, spritz your mat with your water, vinegar and oil mixture, and wipe it down with a cloth. Allow your mat to air dry.
What Are The Best Yoga Mats, Bags and Towels In 2018?
- Aurorae - Classic Yoga Mat
- Yes4All - Premium Close-Foam Tech Mat
- YogaAccessories -Thick Deluxe Yoga Mat
- BalanceFrom GoYoga
- Aurorae - Yoga Mat Crossbody Sport Bag
- Gaiam Top - Loading Yoga Mat Bags
The Aurorae yoga mat is eco-safe and phthalates, silicone and latex free. The mat is made extra long (72 inches), and is ¼ inches thicker to help protect your knees and help absorb impact. Its light design is biodegradable, colorful and durable.
The extra cushion in the Yes4All mat makes it ideal for yoga and many other forms of exercise. The high-density closed foam design protects your joints by absorbing impact. A smooth side and a non-slip grip side make this mat safe to use on any floor. It also has a self-strapping system that makes it easy to carry around.
The YogaAccessories mat is free of phthalates, latex, and heavy metals. The mat is ¼ inches thick, weighs 3.6 lbs and is 74 inches long. It also comes in almost any color and is extremely durable.
This anti-tear, lightweight yoga mat is ½ inches thick, 71 inches long and 24 inches wide. The mat’s no-slip surface prevents injury while ensuring that you get the most out of every pose. This mat is safe to wash with soap and water.
The sling bag, which is an actual crossbody bag that has straps that will also carry a mat, is a perfect compliment to the Aurorae mat. Its heavy-duty polyester material has a built-in cell phone pocket and two large, main compartments for storing towels or other gym equipment and gear. It also has one small zipper pocket in the front for your valuables.
Standard and premium mats will all fit in the 100% cotton Galam mat bag. It has a drawstring enclosure, zippered pocket, and adjustable shoulder stop.
Though, the previously mentioned Aurorae crossbody sports bag and this yoga mat bag are from the same company; they are very different. This mat bag’s primary purpose is JUST to hold a mat. You can purchase the bag in a variety of fun colors and fabrics (including denim). It has a drawstring enclosure and a zipper pocket to hold a cell phone or other valuables.
This yoga towel is a lighter and more convenient alternative to lugging your yoga mat, and still offers protection from sweat germs that may linger on studio mats. The Shandali towel offers a slip-free and stable foundation to practice any of your moves without the risk of injury.
This towel is a lightweight, quick-drying and highly absorbent towel that you can use for a variety of activities. The soft microfiber helps maintain skin’s pH and is gentle enough to use on any skin type.
The My Quest Bikram Yoga Towel is an oversized, ultra-absorbent microfiber towel that is perfect for any class. It can be easily cleaned in your washer and dryer, and its large grip dots will prevent slipping in any pose.
Yoga as a personal pastime is an excellent way for any person to promote their mental well being while getting in amazing shape. By purchasing the correct equipment before beginning, you’ll protect yourself from possible injuries associated with using someone else’s gear and prevent the spread of germs.