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Yoga mat perfect for ashtanga? I do have it.

First things first. My new yoga mat. πŸ™‚

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JOY in me is a polish brand that produces mainly yoga mats. The mats are made ofΒ 100% biodegradable & recyclable tree rubber base and ultra-absorbent, soft suede top. Printed with water based inks.

I personally don’t like one-color mats, colorfull ones are my favourite. JOY in me has many beautiful prints – you will have a hard time choosing only one. πŸ˜‰

I thought the mat will be a little slippery at the beginning but no. It has the perfect grip. The thickness is right also – my spine really appreciate it when I’m rolling.

What is really important for me is that you can wash it in a washing machine. πŸ™‚

Here are some general information about the mat:

Length: 183 cm

Width: 63 cm

Thickness: 3 mm

Weight: 2.4 kg

Shop or get the details.

I aslo have their water bottle.

I made an experiment – I filled the bottle with hot water and left it for a night – in the morning water was still warm!!! The bottle is also really light.

Capacity – 500 ml. Made out of stainless steal. And also beautiful right?

If you like their products shop online and use the discount – 15% – just put ‘whynot’ in a discount code field.

Testing new yoga mat from Yoga Design Lab

Santa gave me the best gift ever!

 After 5 years – since I started yoga – I changed my mat. And that is a change with a big C. 

The mat looks exactly like on the pictures at the website – YogaDesignLab.


It is a travel mat so you can not only roll it but also fold it. It comes with a carrying strap. It’s super thin and can be used as a towel or on it’s own. I used it on a wooden floor and was too thin for me, maybe it is a matter of time and I will get used to it, my old mat was really thick.


The mat is eco-friendly, biodegradable, recyclable 100%, it weighs only 900g. Also you can wash it in washing machine. 

I will update this post after using it more.

For now – enjoy your practice!