Yoga Accessories Chalmette LA

Local resource for yoga accessories in Chalmette, LA. Includes detailed information on local fitness retailers and sporting good stores that give access to yoga mats, yoga clothing, yoga pants, yoga blocks, yoga bricks, yoga straps, and yoga gloves.

Hook & Line Inc
(504) 277-5615
613 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA
English Turn
(504) 391-8146
1 Clubhouse Dr
New Orleans, LA
Athlete's Foot The
(504) 362-9700
61 Holmes Blvd
Terrytown, LA
Home Team Sports Wear
(504) 524-3353
600 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA
N'awlins Sports
(504) 581-3016
916 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA
Stacey's Sports Shop
(504) 277-3677
1019 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA
Tennis Bug The
(504) 392-6808
1521 Whitney Ave
Gretna, LA
Gap The
(504) 529-4962
New Orleans, LA
Destination New Orleans
(504) 523-2978
1 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA
(504) 263-6000
50 Westside Shopping Center (off the West Bank Expwy at Stumf Blvd)
Gretna, LA

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Yoga Mats

When you become Zen-like while practicing some yoga, you need to focus on your breathing and pose, not on your yoga mat. The main purpose of a yoga mat is to provide a safe and stable surface for standing and balancing while you perform your yoga poses.

Before dedicating your body, mind and spirit to one yoga mat, you'll want to look a bit deeper into its aura I mean it's construction. When you're at the store don't be afraid to test the yoga mat in the following ways before you buy:

  • Lay the mat flat on the floor after it's been rolled up to test if it remains flat.
  • Test the mat for traction by laying it on the concrete or wood floor. Stand on it and shift your weight back and forth to see if it stays in place.
  • Take your shoes off and test if your feet stick to the mat uncomfortably. Yoga movements should be fluid so a mat sticking to your feet could encumber your Zen-ness.
  • If you like one mat in particular, carry it around while you browse to test its weight.
  • Inquire about the manufacturer's warranty.
  • Many yogis are in tune with nature. Therefore, feel free to inquire if the mat is environmentally friendly?
  • Pinch the mat between your fingers to test its resistance to compression.
  • Sprinkle some water on the mat (to simulate sweat) and smooth your hand along its surface to test its traction when wet.
  • If you plan to travel with the mat find one with a strapped carrying case for easy mobility.
  • The majority of yoga mats are ...

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