Choose yoga mat should pay attention to the following points: length should not be shorter than height, width should not be narrow to shoulder width.
Thickness of about 6mm, too thin mat in the joint contact with the ground will feel pain, too thick will affect the stability of standing action. (In general, beginners choose 7MM Yoga mat relatively moderate)
Observe the elasticity of the yoga mat. Pinch yoga mats with your hands, such as the feeling of the hands are easy to pinch together to prove that the yoga mat is too soft, such a yoga mat even thicker, joints such as knee contact with the ground will also hurt. Such as yoga mat is not very good, our fragile skin is not acceptable, and easy to break, not easy to receive. Be sure to choose a good elasticity, soft and hard yoga mat to fit your practice.
The uniformity of the yoga mat. The yoga mat is tiled to observe the uniformity of the foaming, if the foaming uneven surface, the use of the process is very easy to produce damage. If the foaming bulge part is damaged, cannot repair.
Moderate in severity. Because yoga pads are a lot of times we need to carry around, so try not to choose too heavy cushion, so as to carry.
Cushion surface Non-slip, cushion tile with the palm presses the mat to push forward further, if the mat is sliding on the ground or the hand is sliding on the cushion surface, all explains the Mat non-slip resistance is not very good. It is possible to cause unnecessary injury in the course of practice, such mat should be used with caution.