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How to choose your travel yoga mat?

Choosing the right travel yoga mat can be important for your yoga practice and become an important ally in your yoga adventures. Here are some points to consider to make an informed choice:

  1. Portability : The travel yoga mat should be easy to carry. It should be lightweight and compact so that you can easily fit it into your travel bag.

  2. Thickness : The mat should be thick enough to provide adequate cushioning for your joints, but not so thick that it is difficult to carry. A thickness of 1.5 to 3 mm can be a good compromise.

  3. Grip : The yoga mat should have a grippy surface so that you don't slip during your practice. German quality natural rubber and PVC mats can provide superior grip.

  4. Ease of maintenance : The carpet should be easy to clean and maintain. Natural rubber mats can be more difficult to clean as they are very sticky, while German PVC mats can be easier to clean and maintain.

When it comes to materials, here are some options to consider for your travel yoga mat:

  1. Natural Rubber : Natural rubber mats are often durable and provide good grip. However, they may be heavier than other options. They suffer a little more in the long term from "folding". So it's good to roll them up when they're not in your bag.

  2. TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer) : TPE mats are lightweight and easy to transport, but they may not provide as much grip as natural rubber mats and are short-lived. We do not favor TPE for a travel mat.

  3. Microfiber : Microfiber rugs can be soft and comfortable, and they can provide good grip in countries with humidity. However, they can be more difficult to clean and if you use them in "dryer" countries such as Switzerland, the adhesion is less. You can then choose and be satisfied with these mats if your hands get wet quickly.

  4. PVC : German PVC mats are very robust and easy to maintain. They are durable over time and can be good companions in practice and during transport.

Ultimately, your choice of travel yoga mat will come down to your personal preferences for portability, grip, care, and materials. By considering these factors, you can find the mat that best suits your travel yoga practice.

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yogamatata travel yoga mat

Yogamatata travel yoga mat

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