Gear & Props

YJ Editor Picks: Best Sticky Mats of 2014

Here are the best yoga mats of the year—eco-friendly, high-quality, responsibly made sticky mats to enhance your practice.

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Here are the best yoga mats of the year: eco-friendly, responsibly made, high-quality. The practice never felt so good.

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EcoYoga Jute Mat

EcoYoga Mat

A unique combination of natural jute—a coarse plant fiber used in burlap—sourced from farms in India, natural rubber, and plant-based dyes makes a reliable, durable, and lovely mat to practice on.

Natural Fitness ROAM Folding Yoga Mat

Natural Fitness Yoga Mat

Easy to pack, this mat employs a latex- and phthalate-free PVC alternative called Polymer Environmental Resin.

Prana E.C.O. Yoga Mat

Prana yoga mat

Lightweight and constructed from Thermo Plastic Elastomer, this mat is nontoxic and biodegradable.

Manduka LiveON Yoga Mat

Manduka LiveON yoga mat

Made of PLUSfoam, Manduka’s new LiveON yoga mat is 100-percent-recyclable and can be shipped to a reclaiming center for free once you’re done practicing with it.

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Gaiam Forever Pink Yoga Mat

Gaiam_ForeverPink yoga mat

A dollar from every purchase supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Kulae tpECOmat

yoga mat

Constructed using closed cell technology to fend off germs and odors, the Kulae tpECOmat is also lightweight and biodegradable.


Yogo Mat in indigo Dec 14

The YOGO Mat folds to the size of a newspaper for easy portability.

Gaiam Tree of Life Yoga Mat

Gaiam_TreeofLife Yoga Mat

You’ll feel rooted when you practice on this super-grippy mat with a gorgeous tree print.

Jade Harmony Mat

Jade yoga mat

It’s made of super-grippy and sustainable natural rubber—no PVC, EVA, or synthetic rubber in the mix. Plus Jade plants a tree for every one of their mats sold!

Yoga by Numbers

Yoga by Numbers Mat

Learn 30 poses at home, at your own pace with Yoga by Numbers mat and DVD.

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