It’s now been just over two years since I got Alu mat Myself, and I don’t think I’ll ever go back. By far my favorite thing is the overall feel, which is really the most important factor for a mat, right?
It’s half a centimeter thick, and made of thick rubber, for a sturdy and supportive feel while still also providing some cushion to my joints. The mat is also beautifully moisture absorbent and non-slip, which as a hot yoga practitioner is extremely important. I already have a matching yoga towel, but on the occasion I forgot at home, I’m always amazed that I can still hold this mat with my sweaty hands and feet.
And for what it’s worth, the color selection for these mats is amazing. I’m by no means saying yoga should be about the aesthetics of your gear, but there is he is Something to say about owning equipment that invites and encourages you to do so get a mat.
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