Yoga Accessories South Portland ME

Local resource for yoga accessories in South Portland, ME. 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 828-4950
Mall Plaza
South Portland, ME
 
Peak Performance Multisport
(207) 780-8200
317 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Coastal Athletics
(207) 772-4530
84 Cove St
Portland, ME
 
Nomads
(207) 347-7464
100 Commercial St
Portland, ME
 
Sports Authority
(207) 773-7400
364 Maine Mall Road, Unit 2-200
South Portland, ME
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Workout Fitness Store
(207) 772-7110
200 Gorham Rd
South Portland, ME
 
Olympia Sport Center
(207) 773-8131
240 Maine Mall Rd
South Portland, ME
 
Eddie Bauer Inc
(207) 775-6074
365 Maine Mall Rd
South Portland, ME
 
Maine Running Company
(207) 773-6601
563 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Aqua Diving Academy
(207) 772-4200
382 Commercial St
Portland, ME
 

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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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