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Earth Elements Yoga Mat
5 mm

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Earth Elements Yoga Mat
5 mm
$54.95

The unique dry-grip texture of this biodegradable, recyclable mat is perfect for eco-minded yogis and lightweight mat lovers who need a little extra cushion in their practice.

 
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$54.95
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The Earth Elements 5 mm mat features dry-grippy traction and an extra-soft texture. It is made with very lightweight, eco-friendly TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer) and contains no heavy metals, phthalates, or latex. This mat features a closed-cell construction that prevents the absorption of moisture, making it easy to keep clean and great for sweaty yogis.

Due to the biodegradable properties of this mat, it should not be left in sun, extreme heat, or extreme cold for an extended amount of time.

  • Nontoxic, biodegradable TPE is healthy for you and the planet
  • Outstanding grip and cushioning
  • Very lightweight, perfect for travel
  • One of the first sustainable yoga mats ever made
  • Recyclable, biodegradable
  • Patterned surface with fun colors
  • Also available in 3 mm thickness
  • Latex-free
Details

Dimensions: 72" x 24" x 3/16" (5 mm)
Weight: 2.4 lb.
Material: TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer)
Made in Taiwan

Eco Properties:
TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer) is nontoxic, biodegradable, and recyclable.

Care Instructions:
For maximum traction, wash before first use. Clean with mat wash or a 1:20 solution of mild dish soap and water. Hang to dry.

This mat is designed to biodegrade or be recycled. Do not store it in the sun, extreme heat, or extreme cold for prolonged periods. Exposure to sun in a hot car will hasten the biodegrading process.

Always consult with your doctor before beginning any exercise program.

Reviews

Customer Reviews 14 item(s)

Love this mat!
I've been looking for just this thickness of mat and am delighted to have been exposed to it by another student in my yoga classes. I've only had it about a week (3 classes or so) and my only initial concern was my hands slipping on the surface in down dog. But, I have cleaned it well after ever class and the finish that is causing the slippage seems to be wearing off just fine. I'll report back if I'm not completely satisfied with that feature. The student I learned about the mat from had actually stated she loved how it grabbed so I'm sure it will get there completely for me as well. The reason for my 4 stars on price is the shipping - really takes the price up a lot.
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Review by Mary J / (Posted on 8/17/2017)
Eco friendly yet durable
I ordered this mat because my old one (same style) was about 10 years old and losing the grip. Because it served me so well, I ordered the same thing. I like the extra length and thickness. I plan to use the old mat under the dog in the car and in the garden under my knees.
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Review by 17 years on the mat / (Posted on 7/27/2017)
FAVORITE MAT EVAR!
This mat is amazing for many different reasons! It's lightweight, super soft to the touch, AND has superb surface grip. I feel like I am practicing on a cloud when I step onto this mat!
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Review by Ashley / (Posted on 6/30/2017)
Perfect for Restorative Yoga
I will never use another mat for Restorative and Yin yoga! The Earth Elements' grippy, dry texture keeps me in place, while its soft cushioning is perfect for sensitive knees and wrists – especially when holding postures for longer periods of time. This mat does get slippery with sweat, but that's why I have my Para Rubber Mat for more active practices.
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Review by Helen / (Posted on 12/30/2016)
Great value. Not slippery. Great cushioning.
Love everything about this mat.
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Review by Leigh / (Posted on 11/5/2016)
Fabulous mat for anyone with tender parts
I bought my first about 4 yrs ago, and have never regretted it. I have an old knee injury and it has made a huge difference for me. I use it for both yoga and pilates. It has lasted beautifully for 4+ yrs, but I never leave it in the car.
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Review by Caretta / (Posted on 10/7/2016)
Great cushioning and nice and sticky
For past few years I've been using the Tapas Ultra Mat, but this time I wanted a mat with more cushioning but still nice and sticky. I found it in this beauty.
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Review by Leigh / (Posted on 9/2/2016)
Soft but smelly
This mat is extremely soft but smells terrible. I have scrubbed, sprayed and showered, and the smell won't go away. It's the softest feeling. It slips a little but not too bad.
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Review by Rita / (Posted on 6/26/2014)
Buying a Second
I've had this mat for at least 5 years. It still looks great (no weird discoloration), doesn't smell funky, and provides the grip I need for intermediate yoga. My Husband has just started practicing and we're getting a second Earth Elements Mat for him.
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Review by Lyndsey / (Posted on 9/30/2013)
Lasts a long time but not forever. That's a good thing.
I love the cushioning (no need to double up for the knees) and love, love, love the sticky dry feel. I've taken care of it - had it more than 5 years - but now it's starting to flake a bit. Time for a new one!
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Review by flyhuntress / (Posted on 7/30/2013)
Great cusioning, no slip mat
I have had this mat for a couple of years now and LOVE it. What I love is that my feet don't slip, even when you start to get hot and sweaty and I love that it has extra cushion support so when you do poses with pressure on your knees/hips, your bones have enough cushion support that it doesn't get uncomfortable. I absolutely LOVE this mat and would highly recommend. I have had this mat for a couple of years and have had no problems.
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Review by Katy / (Posted on 6/5/2013)
Love this mat
Hi, I got this mat because I needed a non-rubber mat as I am allergic to those, and the PVC mats smell of chemicals as well. Not good when you're trying to breathe during practice! The material is also very cushiony and comfortable, and you won't slip during practice either. They don't last forever but I have no problem with that so long as HM keeps selling them. Recommend.
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Review by JRV / (Posted on 6/5/2013)
Beautiful biodegradable mat.
This is a great mat, especially if you're looking for an eco friendly one. Be aware, however, that it is biodegradable and must be taken care of. Do not leave it in hot cars or damp areas for too long... it will do what it is supposed to do and biodegrade. If you want something that will last longer, I would suggest one of Hugger Mugger's PVC mats.
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Review by Jona / (Posted on 6/5/2013)
Mat fabric crumbles where feet and hands naturally go.
I loved the look and feel of this mat, but it did not last very long as compared to other mats I've purchased for less money. I would not buy this mat again for that reason.
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Review by dangdog / (Posted on 6/5/2013)