You’ll know if you are a hot yogi, an outdoor yogi or just a general ‘glistening’ yogi…that yoga mats absorb sweat and fluids like a sponge.
Overtime causing a very unappealing ‘old socks’ smell.
So we set ourselves the task of first considering what constitutes a good mat and then finding the best one. Firstly, the top variable is non slip, we’ve all experienced cheap mats covered in shiny chemicals that make down dogs an irritation rather than a pleasure. Secondly, chemical free; again there are many mats on the market that advertise as non slip yoga mats, but this is because they are covered in PVC which is a petroleum based product,