There are three materials that dominate the yoga mat market: PVC, rubber, and TPE.
PVC (polyvinyl chloride) is a man-made material that isn’t biodegradable. It’s the material of decision for low-end mats like the common ones at your nearby studio. Be that as it may, PVC doesn’t generally mean a shabby tangle. It’s likewise utilized for the extremely prominent top of the line Manduka PRO arrangement, which are considerably thicker than your normal tangle and are for all intents and purposes indestructible. PVC mats can set aside some opportunity to wear it. When they do, they give great footing.
Rubber is a really clear material. It’s regular, sustainable, and biodegradable. Elastic gives an exceptionally grippy if to some degree hard tangle surface. Jade Yoga has made the most well known elastic mats for a long time. Common elastic makes for a heavier tangle and can have a detectable scent at first. Both these worries are alleviated in new elastic/polyurethane half and half tangles made by Liforme and Lululemon, which are likewise extremely spongy and offer a prevalent practice surface. Plug and jute mats are additional choices for individuals who need a characteristic tangle, however, they are considerably less generally utilized.
Whenever TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) mats went ahead of the market, they appeared to take care of a great deal of the issues with different materials. In spite of the fact that man-made, TPE biodegrades. It’s unscented, inconceivably lightweight, and delicate to rehearse on while additionally averting slipping. Every one of these things makes for a solid in addition to the segment. On the less side, it’s not exceptionally sturdy.