Pretty Yoga Mats That Will Motivate You To Work Out

by Peh Yi Wen
FITNESS  |  July 12, 2019
  • You will definitely want to take these pretty yoga mats to your next class.
    1 / 11 You will definitely want to take these pretty yoga mats to your next class.

    Every yogi knows how important it is to have a good yoga mat. Here are 10 that aren’t just super functional, but will also keep you motivated and make your practice more fun.

    (Also read: How to Align Your Hips During Yoga and Why It Is Important)

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  • Yoga Design Lab Sunset Combo Mat ($98)
    2 / 11 Yoga Design Lab Sunset Combo Mat ($98)

    Keep steady in your poses thanks to the towel-like grip this mat offers in both wet and dry conditions – perfect for hot yoga classes.

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    Photo: Omgoing

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  • Popflex Active Rainbow Cream Vegan Suede Yoga Mat (US$54)
    3 / 11 Popflex Active Rainbow Cream Vegan Suede Yoga Mat (US$54)

    Be the envy of fellow yogis during practice when you roll out this beautiful yoga mat. With a thickness of 5mm, it is super lightweight – weighing a mere 635g, so carrying it around will be easy.

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    Photo: Popflex Active

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  • Harmony Beach Horizon Yoga Mat (AU$129)
    4 / 11 Harmony Beach Horizon Yoga Mat (AU$129)

    (Also read: Yoga Mat Bags and Straps to Go to Class in Style)

    Brighten up lazy mornings with this vibrant beach-inspired mat, made out of 100 per cent water-based inks and biodegradable materials. This slightly longer mat is a great choice for taller yogis too.

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    Photo: Harmony Yoga Mats

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  • Yoga Design Lab Combo Mat – Tribeca Sand (US$68)
    5 / 11 Yoga Design Lab Combo Mat – Tribeca Sand (US$68)

    This visually stunning eco-friendly mat has an absorbent suede microfibre layer that’s made from recycled plastic bottles. Said to provide a towel-like grip for sweaty hands, it’s also got adequate cushioning to protect your joints while you execute poses.

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    Photo: Yoga Design Lab

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  • Vivre Activewear Premium Cork Yoga Mat – Tribal Print ($108)
    6 / 11 Vivre Activewear Premium Cork Yoga Mat – Tribal Print ($108)

    If you’ve got super sweaty hands and feet, consider getting a cork yoga mat. Not only does the grip improve with more sweat, but it’s also easy to clean, durable and is entirely sustainable.

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  • Decathlon Comfort Yoga Mat – Blue Print, $25
    7 / 11 Decathlon Comfort Yoga Mat – Blue Print, $25

    (Also read: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Yoga)

    If you are just starting out on your yoga practice, this 8mm-thick yoga mat with a wallet-friendly price tag is a good starting point. The added padding will protect your bones and joints, especially when it comes to weight-bearing poses.

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  • Sugarmat Pink Pampas Yoga Mat (US$89)
    8 / 11 Sugarmat Pink Pampas Yoga Mat (US$89)

    Part of the orient-inspired The Chinoiserie collection, this elegant yoga has a base made from strong natural rubber, while the super absorbent suede synthetic top will keep you from slipping. Take your pick from three different panel designs.

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    Photo: Sugarmat

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  • Adult Suzani Blush Magic Carpet Yoga Mat (US$98)
    9 / 11 Adult Suzani Blush Magic Carpet Yoga Mat (US$98)

    Take your asanas to a whole new level with this feminine yoga mat, made with a non-latex PVC material. We love the gorgeous ornate details.

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    Photo: Magic Carpet Yoga Mat

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  • The Liforme Gratitude Mat (£115)
    10 / 11 The Liforme Gratitude Mat (£115)

    (Also read: Wrist-Strengthening Exercises For Pain-Free Yoga)

    Look pretty in pink with this non-slip mat, made from natural rubber and eco-polyurethane. Compared to a standard yoga mat, this one’s slightly wider and longer in size, allowing you to spread your limbs freely without feeling confined.

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    Photo: Liforme

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  • Affirmats Breathe In Love Mat (US$66)
    11 / 11 Affirmats Breathe In Love Mat (US$66)

    Made from a plant-based thread fibre that is anti-slip, this unique eco-friendly mat is designed to motivate you through your workout and remind you to “just breathe”.

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    Photo: Affirmats

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