CARE for your mat

 

atha Yoga Mats are manufactured with natural and biodegradable materials of superior quality. Although they are very resistant in your everyday yoga practice, they love to be handled with care. Please read our caring tips below.

 

Choose your mat:

atha CORK yoga mats
  • atha CORK yoga mats are easy to clean and maintain. Due to its closed cell structure, dust and dirt cannot penetrate the cork surface.
  • We recommend you to clean your mat with a tiny drop of dish soap (or mild detergent) diluted in plenty of natural water. Wipe your mat with a damp non-abrasive sponge or soft towel. The sponge or towel should not be soaking wet.
  • We do not recommend using essentials oil sprays or chemical mat cleaner sprays as they can possibly damage the cork surface.
  • Try to avoid practising on the mat with freshly applied oil or cream since it can stain the mat. These stains can usually be cleaned off or they may fade away as time goes by. Marks and stains will not effect the performance of the mat.
  • Avoid practicing on the mat with jewelry since it can damage the cork surface of the mat
  • Do not use shoes on the mat.
  • After a sweaty practice or after cleaning, make sure your mat dries completely before rolling it up. It’s no problem if you roll up your mat after a sweaty class. Just lay it out flat to dry when you’re home.
  • For storage, roll up your mat with the cork side on the outside. It is important to roll up the mat like this to ensure that your mat lies nice and flat each time you practice.
  • Avoid exposing the mat to direct sunlight, as prolonged exposure to sunlight may affect the biodegradable materials used in the production of this cork yoga mat.
  • The cork surface will wear organically over time
atha PRO yoga mats

 

  • We recommend you to clean your mat with a tiny drop of dish soap diluted in plenty of natural water. Wipe your mat gently with a damp non-abrasive sponge or soft towel. The sponge or towel should not be soaking wet.
  • We recommend you not to over-clean your mat or using abrasive products as this could wear out the materials faster. We do not recommend using chemical mat cleaner sprays or essentials oil sprays as they can possibly damage the mat.
  • Try to avoid practicing on the mat with freshly applied oil or cream since it can stain the mat. These marks can usually be cleaned off or they may fade away as time goes by. Marks and stains will not effect the performance of the mat.
  • Avoid practicing on the mat with jewelry since it can damage the surface of the mat
  • Do not use shoes on the mat.
  • After any sweaty practice or after cleaning, make sure your mat dries completely before rolling it up. It’s no problem if you roll up your mat after a sweaty class in the studio. Just lay it out flat to dry when you’re back home.
  • Avoid drying the mat in direct sunlight, as prolonged exposure to sunlight may affect the biodegradable materials used in the production of this mat.
  • For storage, roll up your mat with the top side on the outside. It is important to roll up the mat like this to avoid wrkinles on the surface of the mat and to ensure that your mat lies nice and flat each time you practice.