Yoga Accessories Newport RI

Local resource for yoga accessories in Newport, RI. 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.

Eastern Mountain Sports
(401) 846-6766
1313 W Main Rd
Middletown, RI
 
The Tennis Store
(401) 846-1203
194 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI
 
Banana Republic
(401) 848-2440
124 Thames St
Newport, RI
 
Olympia Sports
(401) 841-5122
99 E Main Rd
Middletown, RI
 
Riptide Paintball
(401) 293-0669
1980 E Main Rd
Portsmouth, RI
 
Gap The
(401) 848-0388
41 Long Wharf Mall
Newport, RI
 
Tennis Hall of Fame
(401) 846-1203
Newport, RI
 
Re-Sails
(401) 849-8622
400 Thames St
Newport, RI
 
Sportswear Etc
(401) 682-2141
3001 E Main Rd
Portsmouth, RI
 
Soccer Spot at Narragansett
(401) 782-3490
91 Point Judith Rd
Narragansett, RI
 

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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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