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Feel the Comfort of Yoga Mats

Aug 17, 2007
Yoga mats are very important in our every day practice. In fact, there are several types of them available in the market. You can choose from a large variety of mats which will depend on the type of yoga you practice.

If you prefer a mat that is perfect to cover your practice area and provide steadiness when practicing the poses, Sticky Mats would be just right for you. These yoga mats are thinly made and also come in a variety of colors. It has a light feature that makes it easy for you to carry to and from a class or location.

The great thing about these yoga mats is that many of them have a guide which will indicate where to place your feet and hand. If you are a beginner, such guidance on a mat is a perfect idea until you get accustomed to the basic hand and foot placements. These yoga mats are just perfect in mastering those poses and are extremely helpful in preventing you from slipping off and sliding.

However, there is a requirement to keep the mat sticky. You need to sprinkle a small amount of water on the mat and let it air dry. The great thing is that sticky mats are appropriate and applicable to all types of yoga.

There are also ultra thick sticky mats which are known as the Ultra Double Thickness Mats. These yoga mats provide extra cushioning and stability which are useful in applying certain poses. These ultra thick yoga mats are perfect for Ashtanga practitioners because they have the tendency to move or jump from one pose to another.

Most people love using the ultra thick yoga mats because it provides the most convenient cushioning that other mats do not provide. Practitioners use these mats in their classes.

Travel Mats, as the name implies is perfect for traveling. If you are a travel type person and could not get away with your daily dosage of yoga exercise, this would be the perfect choice. Travel mats can be thrown in your luggage or suitcase when you are on a trip or on a vacation.

Travel mats are exclusively made because it should be handy. Its thin property is perfect to bring anywhere. You can just fold it and shoot it in your bag and you are on the go.

If you are practicing Ashtanga or Bikram Yoga, Cotton Mats are perfect for you. Cotton Mats are made for absorbing your sweat. These cotton mats will help you to stay in shape and not slip off. If your mat is not absorbent, then it is quite dangerous because wet surface can be very slippery. The damp mat is good for gripping so that your feet and hands stay just where you place them.

The Yoga Mat Bag is a part of your daily yoga activity. It is perfect for carrying your yoga mats to work, class or anywhere you want to go. You do not have to miss as session of your yoga practice especially if it is something you can not live without.

The yoga mat bag has enough space for your extra shirts, water bottle and other accessories. With your Yoga Mat Bag, you are sure that you do not leave any.

Now that the different mats are introduced, it is all up to you to choose the best yoga mats that is ideal for the type of yoga you wish to practice.
About the Author
C.S.Cox has published many ebooks including the new "Yoga Training Guide" designed for those desiring to learn about this exciting ancient art. Find out more at Yoga Training Package at http://www.powerbodyyoga.com.
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