Gear & Props

6 Yoga Accessories to Take Your Practice Outdoors

Yoga can be done anywhere, but these accessories will enhance your outside "om."

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Whether you take your practice to the backyard, the park, the beach, or the woods, there are countless benefits to trying yoga in nature, including deeper relaxation and internal focus. Yoga can be done anywhere, but try these accessories to enhance your outside “om.”

See also 4 Ways Practicing Yoga Outdoors Enhances It

Yogitoes The ONE Mat Towel

Stay in place on your mat, no matter where you are, with this Yogitoes limited edition towel. Its absorbent material and under layer dot design will prevent you from slipping as your practice heats up. Plus, who can resist the beautiful array of colors?, $68

Also see Call of the Wild: Practicing Yoga Outside

Lole I Glow Travel Yoga Mat


If you don’t have a green patch of grass to ground your practice, Lole’s travel-sized yoga mat has an eco-friendly adhesive surface that will help keep you centered as you flow through poses., $30

Also see A Yoga Practice for the Garden

Manduka Mat Restore Travel Spray


Manduka’s organic rubber yoga mat cleaner, made with lemongrass and sage essential oils, is biodegradable and phosphate-free. The travel spray will keep your mat—and the environment—in tiptop shape., $5

Also see Back to Nature: Taking Yoga Outdoors

Zing Anything Citrus Zinger Sport Water Bottle

Water Bottle

Amp up your water intake outdoors by adding fresh-squeezed lemon, lime, or clementine. Zing Anything’s leak-free bottle has a flip-straw, and its active infusion technology allows you to create hydrating drinks with extra flavor, vitamins, and minerals., $17.99

Also see Yoga Gear to Keep You Cool in Hot Yoga

Sun Bum Original Sunscreen


Practicing yoga in the shade is a smart idea, as it can be vigorous and draining, without the extra heat. But if you’re excited to embrace the sun’s rays as you salute it, remember to take care of your skin. We love Sun Bum’s moisturizing sunscreen with vitamin E., $15.99

Also see 6 Skin + Sun Hair Protectors

Dharma Eyewear Co. Monsoon Sunglasses

Monsoon Indian Summer Sunglasses

Dharma Eyewear Co’s handcrafted polarized sunglasses will keep your eyes protected and style savvy. Plus, the generous company donates five percent of each sale to help provide glasses and eye exams to those who can’t afford it., $99

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