1. Get a mat that offers you a firm grip and is well padded  
 

 



2. Ensure that your mat is free from toxic material

 


 

3. Opt for funky looking mats  
 

 

 

Also read: Basic yoga poses for beginners 

 


4. Don’t go for heavy or bulky yoga mats  
 

 

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