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20 Of The Best Yoga Mats You Can Get Online In 2018

You'll want to namaste on these mats all day — because they're all pretty great!

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1. A super-light mat made from biodegradable rubber that can be rolled or folded, so it's perfect for traveling or commuting.

Promising review: "This is a wonderful travel mat. It folds and fits in a carry-on with no problems. Any light creases from travel fall out quickly. The grip is amazing, and the mat is easy to clean. Being a travel mat, it does not have much padding, but as a travel mat, I didn't expect it to. It works great on hotel room carpets. A few others have complained about the rubber smell. It was more faint than other new mats I have purchased in the past, and it went away quickly. I have taken multiple trips with it, and it is working well. I have had no issues with it at all." —V. DelloneGet it from Amazon for $35.28+ (available in 21 colors and patterns).
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Promising review: "This is a wonderful travel mat. It folds and fits in a carry-on with no problems. Any light creases from travel fall out quickly. The grip is amazing, and the mat is easy to clean. Being a travel mat, it does not have much padding, but as a travel mat, I didn't expect it to. It works great on hotel room carpets. A few others have complained about the rubber smell. It was more faint than other new mats I have purchased in the past, and it went away quickly. I have taken multiple trips with it, and it is working well. I have had no issues with it at all." —V. Dellone

Get it from Amazon for $35.28+ (available in 21 colors and patterns).

2. A durable yet lightweight Gaiam mat with a slight texture to keep you from slipping as you move from Downward Dog to Chaturanga.

Promising review: "I've been practicing yoga for eight years. I've always had problems with various mats. It has been a Goldilocks problem. Either the mat is too thin and hurts my knees or it is too thick and don't make good contact for standing poses. The 6mm thickness is just right. It provides enough padding to save my knees or even my hands in Downward Dog but not too much to inhibit my practice. After six uses, I can say I highly recommend this mat." —jawoeGet it from Amazon for $23.98+ (available in 32 colors and patterns).
Amazon

Promising review: "I've been practicing yoga for eight years. I've always had problems with various mats. It has been a Goldilocks problem. Either the mat is too thin and hurts my knees or it is too thick and don't make good contact for standing poses. The 6mm thickness is just right. It provides enough padding to save my knees or even my hands in Downward Dog but not too much to inhibit my practice. After six uses, I can say I highly recommend this mat." —jawoe

Get it from Amazon for $23.98+ (available in 32 colors and patterns).

3. An everyday yoga mat available in two different lengths, so it'll be easier to find the right fit for you.

Amazon

Promising review: "I am not typically one to write reviews, but this yoga mat is amazing. I bought it while I was doing a yoga 200-hour teacher training, and it was sticky in all the right ways. I got sweaty, but the mat didn't. It was amazing. I should have bought this much sooner. Don't play around; just buy this. You're welcome." —JamWa

Get it from Amazon for $75.92+ (available in 71" and 85" and in six colors).

4. A high-quality mat with a grippy texture on both sides to help you really get the most out of your workout.

Promising review: "I agonized over my yoga mat choice for over a year and just put up with my awful old one until I found the Hugger Mugger. It meets all of my criteria for being eco-friendly, sticky, and cushiony! The rubber smell lingers, but I left it outside hanging over the porch railing for a day and a half after I took it out of the packaging, and it hasn't been too smelly since." —ChristienGet it from Amazon for $69.16+ (available in green and black).
Amazon

Promising review: "I agonized over my yoga mat choice for over a year and just put up with my awful old one until I found the Hugger Mugger. It meets all of my criteria for being eco-friendly, sticky, and cushiony! The rubber smell lingers, but I left it outside hanging over the porch railing for a day and a half after I took it out of the packaging, and it hasn't been too smelly since." —Christien

Get it from Amazon for $69.16+ (available in green and black).

5. A mat with a built-in towel that works to keep you from sliding even when you're dripping in sweat from hot yoga.

Promising review: "I absolutely 2000% LOVE this mat! It's my new favorite, and it's awesome for hot yoga. I wet the mat a little bit at the beginning of practice and sweating throughout it really prevents me from slipping. I use this mat at home as well outside of the hot room, and again I just wet the ends to prevent from slipping when I won't be sweating as much. It's beautiful!" —jasminecamilleGet it from Amazon for $68 (available in 16 colors and patterns).
Amazon

Promising review: "I absolutely 2000% LOVE this mat! It's my new favorite, and it's awesome for hot yoga. I wet the mat a little bit at the beginning of practice and sweating throughout it really prevents me from slipping. I use this mat at home as well outside of the hot room, and again I just wet the ends to prevent from slipping when I won't be sweating as much. It's beautiful!" —jasminecamille

Get it from Amazon for $68 (available in 16 colors and patterns).

6. A simple mat with a slightly smaller cushion — great for beginners who don't want to invest a ton of money into their practice yet.

Promising review: "This is a great mat for the price. It has a really good weight for travel or if have to carry it around. This one is especially good for beginners that don’t want to invest in pricey mat." —FlexigirlGet it from Walmart for $6.99 (available in four colors).
Walmart

Promising review: "This is a great mat for the price. It has a really good weight for travel or if have to carry it around. This one is especially good for beginners that don’t want to invest in pricey mat." —Flexigirl

Get it from Walmart for $6.99 (available in four colors).

7. Or a splurge-worthy one that's longer, wider, and thicker than other mats and comes with a bag, so you can grab it and go when you realize your class starts in 10 minutes.

Promising review: "BEST MAT EVER. Seriously, if you are contemplating this purchase, go for it! I’ve taken this mat to hot yoga, and I never slipped, not once. The size is perfect. It’s nice to not end up off the mat after Chatarunga. (I’m 5’7"). The alignment markers are awesome to have too. It's so easy to clean and well worth the money. It comes with a lovely carrying case too. I’m in love." —SanaGet it from Amazon for $149.95 (available in four colors).
Amazon

Promising review: "BEST MAT EVER. Seriously, if you are contemplating this purchase, go for it! I’ve taken this mat to hot yoga, and I never slipped, not once. The size is perfect. It’s nice to not end up off the mat after Chatarunga. (I’m 5’7"). The alignment markers are awesome to have too. It's so easy to clean and well worth the money. It comes with a lovely carrying case too. I’m in love." —Sana

Get it from Amazon for $149.95 (available in four colors).

8. Or a mat to express your true feelings about working out and what you're totally going to do after.

Promising review: "This is the cutest yoga mat ever! I get compliments every single time I go to yoga. Everyone loves my mat. It's cute and functional, so what more could I ask for? ❤️🍕" —Becca M. Get it from ban.do for $32 (available eight colors and patterns).
ban.do

Promising review: "This is the cutest yoga mat ever! I get compliments every single time I go to yoga. Everyone loves my mat. It's cute and functional, so what more could I ask for? ❤️🍕" —Becca M.

Get it from ban.do for $32 (available eight colors and patterns).

9. A beautiful yet functional mat made of synthetic suede you'll ~flock~ to all the time.

Promising review: "This is a beautiful mat. It's so worth the price tag. It is a soft mat. Plus, it comes with a carrying strap." —WellnercGet it from Anthropologie for $79.
Anthropologie

Promising review: "This is a beautiful mat. It's so worth the price tag. It is a soft mat. Plus, it comes with a carrying strap." —Wellnerc

Get it from Anthropologie for $79.

10. A reversible Lululemon mat with a bit of extra cushion so you don't have to fold your mat to protect your hips and knees during your practice.

Promising review: "This is my my fifth attempt at finding a mat that does what I need it to do! My previous mats just did NOT deliver the performance I needed, causing me to slip out of poses, lose my grip, and making practice difficult to keep my confidence. This mat truly delivers! I can hold my standing poses like a champ with no more sliding. My Downward Dogs are solid. I am very pleased with this mat. The only negative is the smell, which is not overwhelming and will fade with time. Thank you for making a product that does exactly what I need it to do. I love the color too!" —ASHTANGAMAMA787Get it from Lululemon for $68+ (available in nine colors).
Lululemon

Promising review: "This is my my fifth attempt at finding a mat that does what I need it to do! My previous mats just did NOT deliver the performance I needed, causing me to slip out of poses, lose my grip, and making practice difficult to keep my confidence. This mat truly delivers! I can hold my standing poses like a champ with no more sliding. My Downward Dogs are solid. I am very pleased with this mat. The only negative is the smell, which is not overwhelming and will fade with time. Thank you for making a product that does exactly what I need it to do. I love the color too!" —ASHTANGAMAMA787

Get it from Lululemon for $68+ (available in nine colors).

11. A marble-print mat that has a suede-like finish — which is great for hot yoga — and is also designed to work well on different floor surfaces.

Promising review: "This mat is superb! It has a great-quality rubber, yet it's soft at the same time. I bought one for myself and my husband for Christmas. It's heavy, but in a good way. I hope they last a while. You will not be disappointed." —NinjaNurse64Get it from Nordstrom for $75 (available in pink and black).
Nordstrom

Promising review: "This mat is superb! It has a great-quality rubber, yet it's soft at the same time. I bought one for myself and my husband for Christmas. It's heavy, but in a good way. I hope they last a while. You will not be disappointed." —NinjaNurse64

Get it from Nordstrom for $75 (available in pink and black).

12. A basic mat for people who enjoy yoga every once and a while but don't want to commit to the yogi lifestyle just yet.

Promising review: "This is a great mat! I'm just starting out with yoga and was kind of grossed out about using the mats the studio had so I scoured Amazon for days trying to figure out which mat would be best. I've used this one twice and neither the mat nor I move during the hourlong vinyasa class. I feel very comfortable on it. It did have a slight smell, but I unrolled it as soon as I got it and let it air out and the smell is gone." —SaraGet it from Amazon for $20.95 (available in 29 colors).
Amazon

Promising review: "This is a great mat! I'm just starting out with yoga and was kind of grossed out about using the mats the studio had so I scoured Amazon for days trying to figure out which mat would be best. I've used this one twice and neither the mat nor I move during the hourlong vinyasa class. I feel very comfortable on it. It did have a slight smell, but I unrolled it as soon as I got it and let it air out and the smell is gone." —Sara

Get it from Amazon for $20.95 (available in 29 colors).

13. Or an eco-friendly one that's made in the USA and has cushion and resilience so you won't fall out of Tree Pose no matter how much you're sweating.

Promising review: "This is the best yoga mat I have ever owned! It is very grippy in my vinyasa class, and I always feel secure and confident on my mat during heated classes and doing balance work. The color is beautiful, and it wipes clean with a damp rag. The mat does smell a little like rubber when you first get it, but that dissipates in about a week. It's well worth it for such a high-quality mat!" —BebeGet it from Amazon for $74.95+ (available in 13 colors) or Dick's Sporting Goods for $79.99 (available in four colors).
Dick's Sporting Goods

Promising review: "This is the best yoga mat I have ever owned! It is very grippy in my vinyasa class, and I always feel secure and confident on my mat during heated classes and doing balance work. The color is beautiful, and it wipes clean with a damp rag. The mat does smell a little like rubber when you first get it, but that dissipates in about a week. It's well worth it for such a high-quality mat!" —Bebe

Get it from Amazon for $74.95+ (available in 13 colors) or Dick's Sporting Goods for $79.99 (available in four colors).

14. An extra-long mat if you find your feet always stick off the end of regular mats. (Plus, this one comes with lifetime guarantee that it won't peel, flake, or fade!)

Amazon

Promising review: "Finally, a mat for tall people!!! I have struggled with average mats, and now I will never go back!! I am 6'1", and this mat gives me extra room to move about. I love it! I have not tried it in a hot yoga class yet, but I already LOVE the feel of the mat! There is no slipping. It grips your hands and feet perfectly! You should expect a slight 'break-in' period, but it didn't take many times on the mat for it to feel solid." —Horsecrazy

Get it from Amazon for $128.57.

15. A extra-cushioned mat to help save your back during the ab portion of your workout on the floor.

Promising review: "I LOVE this mat! I have horrible knees and needed a thicker mat (I've been doubling up for years), and this is perfect! It's great quality and the perfect thickness! I only work out at home, so this would probably be a bit bulky for anyone going to classes, but the strap makes it easy to carry." —lpGet it from Target for $29.99 (available in teal and black).
Target

Promising review: "I LOVE this mat! I have horrible knees and needed a thicker mat (I've been doubling up for years), and this is perfect! It's great quality and the perfect thickness! I only work out at home, so this would probably be a bit bulky for anyone going to classes, but the strap makes it easy to carry." —lp

Get it from Target for $29.99 (available in teal and black).

16. A double-layer mat with body alignment marks so you can focus on keeping yourself in the proper place and get the most out of your workout.

Promising review: "This mat is the perfect thickness. I also love the guidelines imprinted on it. I have been doing yoga off and on for years, and for long time either I had either a thin yoga mat or a super-thick one suitable for a slow yoga practice. This mat has the perfect thickness. It's suitable for just about every form of yoga. It is joy to use and makes my yoga practice pleasurable and more effective. I am a petite woman and was concerned that the placement markings would not fit my body frame, but they are perfect fit. I adore this mat. For the price, this mat is a deal!" —RubyGet it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in eight colors).
Amazon

Promising review: "This mat is the perfect thickness. I also love the guidelines imprinted on it. I have been doing yoga off and on for years, and for long time either I had either a thin yoga mat or a super-thick one suitable for a slow yoga practice. This mat has the perfect thickness. It's suitable for just about every form of yoga. It is joy to use and makes my yoga practice pleasurable and more effective. I am a petite woman and was concerned that the placement markings would not fit my body frame, but they are perfect fit. I adore this mat. For the price, this mat is a deal!" —Ruby

Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in eight colors).

17. A gorgeous colorful mat that works well — but also has a beautiful design everyone in class will be complimenting!

Promising review: "I love this yoga mat! I find the pattern on the mat as calming as actually doing the yoga some days. You won’t regret this one. I love it. And the storage bag it comes in is nice too." —TaraGet it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in four colors).
Amazon

Promising review: "I love this yoga mat! I find the pattern on the mat as calming as actually doing the yoga some days. You won’t regret this one. I love it. And the storage bag it comes in is nice too." —Tara

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in four colors).

18. A mat better suited for more intense workouts as it's made with a dense foam material to really cushion you and also make jumping less noisy. (Your downstairs neighbors will thank you for that.)

Promising review: "This mat is so thick and super cushion-y! I love it. I use it to work out upstairs, and I've never heard a complaint from downstairs about all my jumping around. It's so super comfortable and rolls up nice. It's so thick and roomy that you could use it for a multitude of things." —S.D.PGet it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in seven colors).
Amazon

Promising review: "This mat is so thick and super cushion-y! I love it. I use it to work out upstairs, and I've never heard a complaint from downstairs about all my jumping around. It's so super comfortable and rolls up nice. It's so thick and roomy that you could use it for a multitude of things." —S.D.P

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in seven colors).

19. A beautiful yet functional mat with a print that won't actually transport you to a tropical island, but if you use your imagination during a sweat sesh it could feel like it!

Promising review: "I love how this mat feels. It's grippy when dry, and it's grippy when wet. The colors are not as vibrant as pictured, but it’s still a beautiful mat. It’s a tad smaller than most mats but as a 5’ person, I don’t mind so much. It’s quite heavy so you’ll need a strap to wrap it all up for easy carry. Overall I love it." —Lynn GGet it from Nordstrom Rack for $78.97.
Nordstrom Rack

Promising review: "I love how this mat feels. It's grippy when dry, and it's grippy when wet. The colors are not as vibrant as pictured, but it’s still a beautiful mat. It’s a tad smaller than most mats but as a 5’ person, I don’t mind so much. It’s quite heavy so you’ll need a strap to wrap it all up for easy carry. Overall I love it." —Lynn G

Get it from Nordstrom Rack for $78.97.

20. And a foldable yoga mat you can easily stash in your carry-on — or in your bag if you don't feel like schlepping a heavy mat to your class.

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Promising review: "This mat folds to the perfect size to fit in a suitcase or backpack for travel. It is thin, yes, but that is kind of the purpose of a travel mat (I'd recommend a thicker one for daily use). I have brought this with me to different countries (fits easily in my carry on) and when not traveling I keep it in my car in case I want to go do yoga in the park after work. The "seams" where it folds are kind of handy in my opinion because they give me guides as to where I want to place my hands and feet during Downward Dog or Warrior poses. Some say this mat isn't very sticky, but I cleaned it after I got it, and I haven't had any issues. I would definitely recommend this for anyone looking for a travel mat." —Brooke

Get it from Amazon for $21.44+ (available in six colors and patterns).

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