Searching for a perfect yoga mat for beginners? Then your search ends here.

I have been performing yoga for a long time now. So from my own experience, I will guide you with the best yoga mats that you can choose as a beginner. The most important criteria that you need to look into a mat is quality, durability, color, thickness, sweat resistance capacity, length, color, price and must be comfortable. 

After a lot of research looking into various yoga mats, I made a list of the top 10 best yoga mats for beginners that contains all must-have features for beginners. The yoga mats are best for Paschimottanasana, Tadasana, Bhujangasana, Vrikshasana, Naukasana, Adho Mukho Svanasana, Kursiasana, Trikonasana, and more yogas you can also be easily performed as a beginner.

Also, I have included a buyers guide that will help you to know more about Yoga mats before purchasing the best one. So don’t go anywhere! Read the article to the end!

Top 10 Best Yoga Mats for Beginners in India 2020

Let’s have a look at the top 10 yoga Mats, for those who have recently started yoga. For any type of tough poses and asanas, all these mats are very helpful. After having reviews and research, I have selected this list that will definitely be very helpful to you.

BodyBand Premium Yoga Mat (75 in. X 25.5 in.)

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This mat is extra-thick and durable. It comes with a no-tear technology that ensures its durability during intense sessions.  The towel and carry bag add-ons make this mat unique than the other mats on the list.

Review

If you are just starting on this new venture and don’t know which mat to use then this must be one of the top choices for you. I highly recommend this mat due to its high-quality build and the great add-ons that you get with it.

Things I liked 

  •  Great Traction 
  •  Provides a towel and a carry bag
  •  Easy to carry
  •  Durable

AmazonBasics Yoga Mat (74 in. X 24 In. X 0.5 in.) 

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It is 74 in. long, 24 in. wide and 0.5 inches thick. So it is a quite long yoga mat to perform any tough yoga poses and postures. It comes with a very soft texture and enhanced traction.  A very soft colour variation is also available with it.

Review

The AmazonBasics yoga and exercise mat will help you level up your workout routine. This high-quality yoga mat will create a protective layer between your body and the floor. You can use it to do anything, from floor exercises to meditation, Pilates, or yoga. So, without any second thoughts, you can go ahead and buy this yoga mat and start with your yoga routine.

Things I liked

  •  Textured Surface for Enhanced Traction
  •  Extra Thick
  •  Lightweight, Durable Foam
  •  Carrying Strap Included

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Vellora Yoga Mat (72 in. X 24 in.)

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The Vellora Yoga mat comes in very long sizes of 72-inch max. It is made up of eco-friendly material. The anti-skid surfaces will provide any newbie with the most comfortable experience possible. The foam gives nice padding which will protect your joints from getting injured. 

Review

If you want a comfortable yoga experience then this mat must be your pick. It is used on any type of floor from cement to wood or tiles. I highly recommend this mat to anyone who has newly started performing the yoga.

Things I liked

  •  Eco-friendly 
  •  Anti-tear
  •  Comfortable
  • Moisture-Resistant

OxOfit Premium Yoga Mat (6ft. X 2ft.)

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This mat has a unique patterned design that allows you to have 2 varying contrasts on the mat. It is made up of TPE material, making it an eco-friendly choice

Review

If I was searching for one of the classics in mat designs then this mat is what I would want to buy. It is simple as well as comfortable to use. You can surely look forward to buying this. 

Things I liked

  •  Easy to carry
  •  Aesthetic Design
  •  Eco-friendly

Strauss anti-skid Yoga Mat. (68 in. X 24 in.)

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This yoga mat falls under the lightweight mats category as it weighs only 2 pounds with the extra padding. It is very comfortable to practice your yoga on and its anti-skid material allows you to do various floor exercises on it with ease. The thick nature of the mat also makes it sturdy and durable.

Review

I really liked it features a lot. The yoga mat also comes with a bag which is a great add-on. I will surely recommend this to you as I think this is one of the best Value-For-Money yoga mats available in the market.

Things I liked 

  •  Sturdy Built quality
  •  Comfortable
  •  Washable and Rollable
  • Anti-skid technology

 

Fitkit FKYM04-P yoga mat

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The mat is made to last long in tough conditions for a long time. It has a moisture-resistant technology that makes the mat easy to wash. It is plain-coloured, lightweight, easy to carry, and has a textured pattern on it.

Review

Any newbie in yoga who is looking to buy a new yoga mat must go for this mat. The perfect dimensions of the mat and its waterproof nature will save you a lot of hassle. I am also impressed with its stability and durability.

Things I liked

  •  Comfort and stability
  •  Easy to wash
  •  Lightweight
  •  Durable

Nivia Yoga mat

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The ultra-thick mat from Nivia comes with a non-skid surface. It is thicker than most of the standard mats available in the market. This extra padding helps in protecting your joints from suffering any injuries.

Review

If you are into floor exercises and various yoga asanas then you need to pick this up as soon as possible. This good quality yoga mat provides the best cushioning for your joints. The comfort level for this mat is high and it will be a great choice for any beginner. 

Things I liked

  •  Comfortable
  •  Enhanced Padding and Protection
  •  Durable
  •  Reasonable Price

BoldFit Yoga mat. (183 cm X 61 cm)

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The BoldFit yoga mat will provide you with comfort no matter where you feel like working out. It has an anti-skid technology. The mat has an optimum thickness to provide you with the necessary padding. 

Review

 I would recommend this mat to everyone who wants to buy a yoga mat. This mat also comes with a cover bag which is a great add-on feature. It is the perfect size for us Indians, 6 feet long and 2 feet wide. 

Things I liked

  •  Perfect-Size
  •  Anti-Slip Mat
  •  Durable
  • Sweat Resistant

TEGO Stance Reversible Mat

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This beautiful yoga mat is one of the best premium mats available in the market. It has an advanced alignment system which acts as a reference tool for various postures. The alignment system is made up of a middle point, which is called “Mandala”. It has several references at 45-degree angles and a straight line that runs diagonally.

Review

If you want to start with something new for your yoga lessons then this mat is what I am going to suggest. As an experienced yogic I must say, this one is going to be a favourite yoga mat to all the beginners. So, you should not think twice before purchasing this mat.

Things I liked

  •  Easy to carry
  •  Great Traction
  •  Practical Alignment system 
  •  Durable

 Kobo NBR Athletica Yoga Mat (6ft. X 2ft.)

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It is a thick exercise mat that can be used for a diverse range of workout routines. It is made up of NBR foam. This mat is also easy to clean. It is anti-tear and is durable. The 15 mm thickness provides premium comfort and protects your joints. 

Review

There is no way that one can make a list of Top 10 yoga Mats in 2020 and miss this one. You can easily get this one in the market and there is no reason to not buy one of these premium quality mats cause it features will really impress you. 

Things I liked

  •  Slip-proof and water-proof
  •  Tear-proof and damage-free
  •  Thick Padding.

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Buyers’ Guide- How to choose the right yoga mats for beginners

  • First, you need to check the thickness. You should sincerely check the surface density of the yoga mats. Maximum yoga mats come with around ½ inch thickness. 
  • Always purchase a yoga mat that can be folded easily and you can carry anywhere because of the handy facility. The portability of your yoga mat is one of the important considerations.
  • Purchasing a yoga mat with an exact grip is always required. The thickness of the mat manages to grip the body while performing any tough yoga poses. Otherwise, for beginners, there is always a chance of getting injured.  So it is a very important criterion that you need to follow.

Let’s Sum Up

Did you check all the features and criteria of these yoga mats? Now it is not so tough to select the best one! But before purchasing any yoga mat do not forget to follow the tips of the buyers’ guide that I have mentioned. That will help you to know more about the yoga mats as you are a beginner.

Paayel Paul
Paayel Paul

Hi there! I am Paayel and I write for top10indiaz. I am so passionate about writing on topics like DIY, fashion, gadgets, dresses, beauty, reviews. In my leisure time either I do paintings or making dresses or love spending time with my little pet. You can also find me on Facebook & Instagram creating something new.