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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.
EcoYoga Jute 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. ecoyoga.co.uk
Natural Fitness ROAM Folding Yoga Mat
Easy to pack, this mat employs a latex- and phthalate-free PVC alternative called Polymer Environmental Resin. naturalfitnessinc.com
Prana E.C.O. Yoga Mat
Lightweight and constructed from Thermo Plastic Elastomer, this mat is nontoxic and biodegradable. prana.com
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. manduka.com
Find recycling instructions at plusfoam.co.
Gaiam Forever Pink Yoga Mat
A dollar from every purchase supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. gaiam.com
Constructed using closed cell technology to fend off germs and odors, the Kulae tpECOmat is also lightweight and biodegradable. store.yogajournal.com
The YOGO Mat folds to the size of a newspaper for easy portability. store.yogajournal.com
Gaiam Tree of Life Yoga Mat
You’ll feel rooted when you practice on this super-grippy mat with a gorgeous tree print. store.yogajournal.com
Jade Harmony 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! Jadeyoga.com
Yoga by Numbers
Learn 30 poses at home, at your own pace with Yoga by Numbers mat and DVD. yogabynumbers.org
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