Minnesota Home Yoga Mat

Sale Price: $107.00

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Big Raven is a proudly Minnesota company. We grew up on the farming prairies of southern Minnesota, moved away to college, collected degrees, traveled (and lived) all over the world… but eventually came back to Minnesota to raise our family. The great Midwest may not be the world’s most exciting place to live, but it’s a great place to raise a family and a great place to actually live.

This mat is a reminder that Minnesota is home for us, and always will be, no matter where we may someday reside. It’s where our families are, it’s where our friends are, it’s where we raised our kids, it’s where our ancestors are buried.

And even if we can’t always be “home home”, we can at least carry a little bit of it with us as we roam the world, a reminder of the people and places that have shaped us. Much as your yoga mat serves as the the foundation of your practice, the land in which you’ve put down roots serves as the foundation of your life, and your mat should be just as durable and long-lasting as that sense of place.

Great yoga mats start with great materials, and Big Raven Yoga mats are the highest quality yoga mats in the world. We’ve arrived at what we believe to be the ideal yoga mat. It’s a well-balanced synthesis of size, weight and cushion made from premium, eco-friendly materials. Our brushed microfiber suede top is a proprietary recycled polyester to help lessen our impact on the environment. By using recycled (and recyclable) materials, we’re reducing our use of energy, water, and greenhouse gases. In addition, our base is made from biodegradable, recyclable, 100% natural tree rubber which provides both excellent cushion and great traction for wet floors. Our yoga mats are the perfect blend of art and engineering and function as both your yoga towel and your yoga mat.

All of our yoga mats are 72" × 24" x 3/16" (183cm × 61cm x 4.5mm). We only make one yoga mat. Many designs, but only one yoga mat, because it’s the best we know how to make.

Our yoga mats are nearly indestructible. No matter what you do to them they’ll continue to look and perform like new for years to come. (We know this from experience. We WANT to treat our yoga mats the way they deserve to be treated, but we never actually do.) Simply hose it down or machine wash on cold and hang to dry for a long, colorful life. For maximum grip, lightly spray with water before beginning your practice. The more you sweat, the more you’ll grip, and the more stable and balanced you’ll feel.

Our microfiber suede yoga mat surface provides more grip the wetter it gets, making it the perfect companion for sweatier practices and/or more intensive exercise regimes — you’ll never need a towel over your yoga mat again! It’s thick enough to keep your knees happy but light enough to take with you on the go. Prefer a dry practice? Simply mist the surface of this mat with a spray bottle to activate the grip.

All of our unique artwork is created in-house by women with a feminist point of view. We don’t purchase designs from stock photo warehouses. You can be sure that every design is unique to us. And you can be sure you’ll have an eye-catching mat like no other!

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