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Yoga Mat Guide: Find Your Soul Mat

So, maybe you have worn through your old mat, or maybe you have gotten tired of that cheap mat flaking off pieces of itself on your cute yoga pants.

Let’s face it, every yogi needs a mat upgrade at sometime. With so many different mat choices out there it can be hard to choose the right mat.

We’ve put together a guide to help you choose the perfect soul-mat for your unique yoga practice.

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Stick with the Basics: If you are looking for simple, affordable, and durable we have just the mats for you. These mats are portable enough to bring to a studio and thick enough to provide you with all the comfort without the weight and cost of a heavy duty mat.

B Yoga Everyday Mat – 72″ x 24″ // Thickness: 3/16″ // Weight 4.5 lbs

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Why we love it: This mat has incredible slip resistance. It is made of 100% natural rubber and is just the right thickness for a comfortable practice and the perfect weight to pack your personal mat to yoga class.

The B Yoga Mat is made of eco friendly materials without chemicals. Plus, if they are good enough for Meghan Markle!

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Manduka eKo Lite Mat- 68″ x 24″ // Thickness: 3/16 // Weight 4lbs

Why we love it: This awesome mat is great for anything from yin to hot yoga, it has amazing non-slip made from sealed-cell natural rubber that creates a hygienic barrier to keep you and your mat looking and feeling great.

This mat is made from eco-friendly materials that will last and last! The Yogini on The Go: When life demands that you go-go-go you need your yoga practice more than ever and a mat that can keep up with you.


Yeti Yoga Pendleton Yoga Mats – 68” x 24” // Thickness: 1/16” // Weight 2lbs

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Why we love it: Being that our office HQ is in Portland, OR we have a certain affinity for anything Pendleton. But even if you dont know the magic of a Pendleton Blanket, you will sure love the bright designs of their classic navajo & aztec prints. 

Plus, if you leave your yoga mat out after your practice (for days on end) it serves as a small decorative rug - ready for your downdog when yoga is calling. 


B-Yoga Travel Mat  – 68” x 24” //  Thickness: 1/8” // Weight: 3lbs

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Why we love it: This mat is made from natural rubber, which is an eco-friendly material. It is lightweight and has a great stick to keep you from sliding around in your downdog.

Made in Canada, this mat comes in a variety of colors and is perfect to fold up into your suitcase when you are on the go. Plus they wash easily with just a wet washcloth and will keep its shape and durability for years to come - no matter where in the world you take it. 


Manduka Black Mat Pro – 71” x 26” // Thickness: 1/4” // Weight: 7lbs

manduka black mat pro

Why we love it: This mat has unparalleled comfort and non-slip surface. Extra long and wide for those who like to move around in their practice, and will will look new forever with it’s sleek black surface. Practice like a pro with this chemical free, latex free, emission free beauty of a yoga mat.

Yoga Design Lab Cork Yoga Mat – 68″ x 24″ // Thickness: 5/16″ //Weight: 7lbs

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Why we love it: This mat is made with natural cork, and is extra thick for superior comfort on your joints.

The extra grip that cork provides on the surface won’t leave you slipping during your practice. They are easy to clean by just wiping with a warm washcloth and stay sturdy for years. 


Vagabond Yoga Mats – 74″ x 24″ // Thickness: 1/4″ // Weight: 3lbs

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Why we love it: These mats are so cool that they will have everyone reeling with mat envy.

With beautiful patterns, quotes, and colors inspired by dream catchers, mandalas, Persian rugs, and more, we can’t help but fall in love with the uniqueness that these mats will bring to your practice.



Hugger Mugger Cotton Yoga Rug – 80.75″ x 27″  // Thickness: 3/16″ Weight: 3lbs

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Why we love it: This isn’t your typical rubber yoga mat. In fact this rug is a throw back to the roots of yoga.

This woven mat will prevent slipping on any surface and can be used on top of your yoga mat or on its own.

It is made from 100% natural organic cotton and is dyed using eco-friendly dyes. The best part is that you can throw it in the washer and dryer!

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Need extra goodies? We have you covered with that too! From YogaPaws that turn your hands and feet into a yoga mat to blocks, straps, and non-slip towels for hot yoga!

If you have any other questions about our mats or props feel free to hop on chat, email us at, or call us at 1-888-708-5585


Heres to you finding your future soul mat! 

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Laura H - Evolve Staff

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