Thinking Outside the Rectangle


The yoga mat has become as ubiquitous an accessory as the cell phone these days, even showing up in eco-friendly versions like the ones Mike showed us this spring.

But if you’re like me, you sometimes feel a bit confined on a small rectangle, practicing the movement art of liberation.

Luckily, we’ve noticed a budding trend in the realm of mass-mat making: circular yoga mats! The new generation of mats like the Fuller Movement mat allow for a more organic, natural flow of postures and a relieving sense of spaciousness – the very essence of what hatha yoga seeks to cultivate.

Lululemon also has a circular version, and we’re grateful that it’s made of a biodegradable material. The circular shape makes for a larger mat and a happier yogi!

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