A yoga mat is a fabricated material used during yoga exercise to prevent any feet or hand slipping. The modern day mats differ from the ancient deer and tiger skin rug mats in that, the mats are made of various materials such as rubber, hemp, cotton and PVC.

Foldable yoga mat

This yoga mat is suitable and mostly preferred for a travel mat for the properties make it easily portable. Foldable yoga mats have the following properties:


Due to the thinness of the mat, one is able to fold it with ease and is less bulky especially when travelling.


Due to the thin property, a yoga mat may be susceptible to slipping. However, the sticky material provides grip for the mat and the user.


Most foldable mats are preferred for travel. Therefore, the material ought to be lightweight.