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Whether you’re new to yoga or you’re an advanced practitioner, you probably know there’s not a “one size fits all” yoga mat. That’s why we’ve reviewed the best mats by category and boiled it down to the top one in each section. If you have bad knees, sweaty palms, want the best one for beginners, or something else, we’ve got you covered with the top mats of 2021. Check it out: 

Top Yoga Mats of 2021 Broken Down by Category

Best For Beginners

Manduka Pro

Why: The Manduka Pro is the best overall yoga mat for beginners. It’s made from an ultra durable and body friendly PVC that’s 100% latex free. It comes with a lifetime warranty so you never have to buy another mat, its 6 mm thick and very dense to minimize the floor underneath you and offered in sizes up to 85 x 26 inches providing huge space for even the tallest individual.

100% Latex Free | Lifetime Warranty | Extra long & Wide

Best Non Slip Yoga Mat

Hugger Mugger Para Rubber

Why: The Hugger Mugger Para Rubber is a natural rubber, 6 mm thick ultra high quality non-slip yoga mat. The Surface is open celled which sticks to your hands very well without leaving any sticky residue or interfering when changing positions. It comes in a 74″ x 24″ length/width which can accommodate taller yogis and its both body friendly and recyclable.

Natural Rubber | Body & Eco-Friendly | Super Sticky

Best For Bad Knees

Jade Fusion

Why: The Jade Fusion is made from a non-amazon harvested natural rubber that’s both ultra-dense and thicker than most mats (8 mm). With the Fusion you don’t have to worry about the mat indenting and interfering with your balance since natural rubber doesn’t indent like cheaper foams. This makes it a great option for those who also need to build their stabilizer muscles without risking injury. Additionally, its 74″ long making it a good fit for those who are taller and it do