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Not all yoga mats are equal, some are thicker for more cushion under your feet, some are lighter for ease of transport from home to class; ours is a combination we feel takes this to the next level.

 

Our yoga mats are made from cork and natural rubber, have a 5mm thickness for that just right feel under foot, are sustainably sourced and each mat comes with a linen over the shoulder style bag - we think that this could be the icing on the yoga cake !!

 

Here are some fun facts we picked up online for you:

  • It is anti-slip. The sweatier you get the more anti-slip the cork surface becomes. Now hold the asanas without the feeling of instability. This is because cork absorbs liquid, so the wetter the mat the better the grip.
  • It has great cushioning for the joints. The high density of the natural tree rubber provides a great cushioning for the joints and the cork surface feels really good on the body.
  • It is extremely easy to clean! Cork itself is anti-bacterial, so we say just wipe it down with water after your practice.
  • Cork’s anti-microbial properties resist smell, dew and molds.
  • The natural tree rubber used doesn’t have the odour you typically get from other rubbers. Say good bye to smelly mats
  • It is 100% eco-friendly and biodegradable. The environment is not hurt! Cork is harvested without harming trees and grows back every few years. To make a PVC mat it causes pollution, then to degrade the mat it causes pollution.
  • When you are breathing on your chemical mat, you actually inhale the chemicals unlike a cork mat! Also as time goes on the chemicals from your chemical mat transfer on to your body.
  • They have an excellent durability!
  • Only about 50% of the bark is removed at the time of harvesting.
  • Cork surface is warm under foot and insulates heat and cold.
  • It repels small vermin & insects.
  • It is ideal for people prone to allergic reactions.

 

Below are some facts to make even the staunchest of rebels smile for the environment:

  • Cork Is A Resource That Is Renewable: No trees are cut down for cork harvesting. Hand harvested every 9 to 12 years. Each tree can produce cork for about 200 years.
  • Cork Is Biodegradable: It’s recyclable & biodegradable. Production cork waste is reused and ground to make other cork products.
  • Cork Uses Magical Ingredients: It’s anti-static, water-resistant, & resilient.  Suberin makes cork naturally resist dust, water and insects! Cork absorbs energy on impact and quickly regains its structure.
  • Antimicrobial: Cork is highly antibacterial. 
  • No toxins or chemicals: No chemicals or PVCs that harm you or our planet. So-called eco-friendly TPE or other materials are plastic.

 

The dimensions of the mat are as follows 6 feet by 2 feet and they are 5mm thick. They weigh around 2kg including the bag.

Cork and Natural Rubber Yoga mat plus bag

£70.00 Regular Price
£29.99Sale Price
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