Superior wear and longevity backed by a Lifetime Guarantee. Closed-cell surface to keep moisture and sweat from seeping into the mat and breeding bacteria (ideal for hot yoga). High-density cushion for unparalleled experience, joint protection, and versatility on any surface (carpet, cement, hardwood floors). Fabric-like surface finish for slip-resistance, even with light perspiration, yet non-sticky for optimal movement between poses.
Sustainable engineering ensures high quality material will not peel, flake or fade. Product improves with use over time. Proprietary dot pattern bottom to resist sliding.
Made in Germany(birthplace of the modern yoga mat). High Density Cushion for unparalleled experience, joint protection, and versatility on any surface (carpet, cement, hardwood floors). To Store: Roll your PROlite with the top side (fabric-finish) facing outwards.This keeps the corners of the mat flat when practicing. To Break In: The surface texture of the PROlite improves with use. Our customers have found that the best way to break in their mat is to use it on a daily basis. Another trick is to sprinkle coarse sea salt over your mat, scrub it down with a sponge, and air dry in the sunshine. To Clean: We recommend using Manduka Mat Renew or any non-solvent household cleaner and a damp cloth or sponge. Hang to dry in the sunshine.
DO NOT put your mat in the washing machine- it may break the machine and ruin your mat! Manduka PRO series yoga mats, designed to last a lifetime (or two), curb the amount of PVC mats that enter landfills every year and reduces overall mat consumption.
Also, during the manufacturing of most PVC products, toxic emissions may be released into the air. However, PRO series mats are manufactured through a process that ensures no toxic emissions are released into the atmosphere.
The Black Mat® PRO is certified safe for human contact by OEKO-TEX, an environmental certification agency in Europe for the textile industry. Sometimes its the bumps in the road that end up defining our journey. This is the story of Manduka, a company founded on the simple idea that a better yoga mat could make a world of difference. Over ten years ago, Peter Sterios, an architect turned yogi, discovered a simple, elegantly designed black mat whose combination of firm grip and complete support revolutionized his yoga practice.
In honor of the yoga masters who inspired him, he sought to share this amazing product with others. Peter had always been the beneficiary of great generosity from other yoga teachers. To repay that debt, he sent mats as gifts to many of the teachers he admired including Erich Schiffmann, Rod Stryker, Angela Farmer, Victor Van Kooten, Rodney Yee, and Shiva Rea. The teachers who inspired Peter were his first customers. And in the great yoga tradition, they shared their mats with their students, and a true yoga company was born.Peter chose the name Manduka in homage to his teacher and mentor, Shandor Remete, whose core practice and teaching always included the ancient Hatha Yoga Pradipika pose, Mandukasana or frog. The first time Peter heard and repeated the name of the pose he experienced a sense of childlike joy and delight as the sound rolled off his tongue. The word and the pose were mirror images, simultaneously playful and profound.
The joy of Manduka is now spoken in more than 35 countries all over the world. The quality and performance of Manduka mats and yoga accessories are still unmatched in the marketplace. They are still crafted using simple, enduring, natural, and whenever possible, renewable materials and a fine attention to detail. Manduka is a company built by and for yoga teachers and their students. And as Manduka celebrates its 10th year, we are still evolving, still introducing new products, and still celebrating the spirit and wisdom of yoga teachers and their students.From the road less traveled, something great and meaningful has arrived. Manduka: for your practice and for our world. The item "THUNDER GREY MANDUKA PROlite 5MM Yoga Mat New 71X24 LIFETIME GUARANTEE GRAY" is in sale since Saturday, January 21, 2012. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fitness, Running & Yoga\Yoga & Pilates\Mats & Non-Slip Towels". The seller is "runhikeyoga" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.