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Eco friendly yoga mats

Are you looking for an ecological alternative for your yoga mat? Or do you just want a yoga mat from natural material with a beautiful design? Then you are at the right place.

At this moment, we have 2 types of yoga mats: Cork mats and Cotton mats. The last is made specifically for restorative exercises.

Cork yoga mats

Comfortable and resilient, our Cork yoga mats have two layers: the top layer is made from cork, which is the naturally regrowing bark of the cork oak tree. After the harvest, which happens once in 9 years, the bark regrows, making the tree itself even stronger and leaving the original tree intact. The whole process makes the cork a naturally renewable material and perfect for our yoga mats. All our yoga mats have 4 mm thickness, which is optimal in providing you with enough cushioning during your asanas. In the future, we will also offer cork mats with different thicknesses and sizes.

The bottom layer of the cork yoga mats is made from natural rubber, which is harvested from rubber trees via the rubber tapping process.

Since cork yoga mats are made from natural materials is it considered to be premium, in comparison with PVC or NBR mats.

When choosing a cork yoga mat for yourself you should carefully assess it if you are ready for this change as it is drastically different from all the none cork mats you have ever used. Though, you should be assured that our mats carry a high standard of quality and have required certifications.
Important to also mention that if you have very dry hands there is a higher chance that cork might be a bit slippery for you. Read our article to learn more about How to maximize the grip of your cork mat on our blog page.

How to clean mats

Besides, cork is antimicrobial and hypoallergenic. However, it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t maintain and keep your yoga mat clean. Please be advised that occasionally even the cork yoga mats need to be refreshed. If you want to learn more about how to clean cork yoga mats and props then check out our article How to clean cork yoga mat.

Cotton yoga mats

The cotton yoga mat is our other yoga mat. These mats are made from organically grown cotton (GOTS certified) and are coloured with plant-based colorants.

This mat is perfect for rather restorative as it has more cushioning. This yoga mat has 2 layers – outside and inside. The inside cover of the yoga mat is filled with recycled wool, cotton, and other materials. When the outside layer gets dirty it is easy to wash it in the washing machine since the top layer can be easily taken out thanks to the zipper added to one side of the meditation mat.

Both of our mats are used for different purposes, but both are made from natural materials. Come and check our selection of natural eco yoga mats!

Wholesale program

Both Cork and Cotton yoga mats are available wholesale. If purchased in bulk we can offer attractive discounts. Therefore, if you consider purchasing cork or cotton yoga mats in bigger quantities for your Yoga studio, fitness club, recreation centers, retreats, or any other place then please fill in the form on our Wholesale Program page and we will get back to you the same or the next day.

If you require further information on our eco yoga mats or any products you are interested in, then feel free to send us an email at info@samarali.eu

Packaging

As for the packaging, you can expect the usual from us; all our products are paper wrapped and shipped in paper-based packaging. Since we aim to minimize our carbon footprint, we constantly look for solutions to bring us to a carbon-neutral state. We, therefore, encourage you not to throw anything into the trash; everything, including the products themselves is perfectly recyclable.