What did people practice yoga on before there was PVC and processed rubber? In the early yoga text, the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, there is a reference to tiger skin but I'm sure most ancient yogis could not afford that nor would they have wanted to have one even if they could. No, it is more likely that the cotton yoga mat rug carried the earliest yogis and we are proud to be able to offer these in updated colors for today's yoga practitioner.
beautiful, tightly woven 100% Cotton Yoga Mat Rugs have an ancient pedigree and like yoga itself they are perfect for modern practitioners. These practice rugs are
one of the most eco-friendly yoga mats available as they are
completely renewable, biodegradeable as well as being latex and PVC free.
These yoga floor coverings are also referred to by some as Mysore Practice
Rugs. This is because they have
recommended by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India for
use in the practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Practitioners
of Bikram, Flow, Hot Yin or any rigorous form of yoga will love the way
cotton absorbs moisture and continues to grip even when wet. These rugs measure 26" x 74" while
most "sticky mats" are narrower and shorter
so our mat rugs completely cover them. Many
practitioners like to put the longer wider mat rug over their
"sticky mat" for cushioning and to keep cotton against
item is ethically sourced from India and is available in 5 solid colors shown below. It is recommended to machine was in cool or warm water and hang dry.
also offer a Striped Cotton
Yoga Mat Rug .