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How to Choose your Perfect Yoga Mat

Updated: Dec 31, 2021

Three factors to consider when choosing your perfect yoga mat

girls sitting on colourful yoga mats

Image credit: Unsplash Luna Active Fitness

If you look around a yoga class you’ll see a rainbow of options and brands.

How do you decide which will work for you? It can be an expensive decision to get wrong and aside from donating there aren’t many recycling schemes available.

As a teacher moving between studios I’ve been lucky to test out some of the more popular options. Here are my thoughts.

Things to consider when looking to purchase.

1) What type of yoga do you do?

Hot and sweaty vinyasa or yin?

2) What surface will you be practising on?