The World’s Most Expensive Yoga Mats To Roll Out On Your Next Practice
There are many factors to consider when choosing a yoga mat, but if you're looking for some extra workout motivation, we recommend taking a look at some of the most expensive yoga mats in the world.
From mats made with football leather to embedded precious gemstones, here are some of the most over-the-top yoga mats you can own.
Price US$15,000 to US$100,000 (SGD$20,336 to SGD$135,576)
Made from the finest vegetable-tanned leather and adorned with ethically sourced precious stones, the Chakracarma yoga mat is officially the world’s most expensive yoga mat with a price tag that starts from US$15,000 to more than US$100,000 depending on the choice of carats, engravings and dedications.
Designed to give your chakras a powerful boost, each of the gemstones (diamond, ruby, emerald, sapphire, amber, opal and carnelian) carry healing properties to facilitate a deeper state of connection to yourself and the universe in your daily yoga practice.
Available at chakracarma.com.
2/5 Baller Yoga
Price US$1,000 (SGD$1,356)
A yoga mat with good grip and holds up well against wear and tear may be hard to come by, but a Baller Yoga mat made of 100 per cent pebble grain football leather may be the solution.
Inspired by the premium leather from which NFL footballs are made, the stitched mats are available in red, black, sand and silver, and you guessed it—they do not hold onto odour and are non-slip friendly.
Available at balleryoga.com.
3/5 Ermenegildo Zegna
Price £343 (SGD$583)
Gone are the days when yoga was considered a practice for women, as more and more men are discovering the health benefits of yoga—and how to do it in style.
Ermenegildo Zegna presents its very own yoga mat with a couture twist, featuring a textured non-slip material printed with brand lettering. The cross-body strap is made from Pelle Tessuta, the Italian label’s unique leather fabric weaving technique.
Available at mrporter.com.
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4/5 Liforme x Burberry
Price £300 (SGD$509)
Downward dog never looked more stylish than on a Burberry yoga mat. The brand’s collaboration with Liforme is a non-slip monogram motif yoga mat, featuring the brand’s signature alignment markers to help you stay centred.
The yoga mat comes with a monogram stripe carry bag with a nylon shoulder strap designed to keep up with your travels.
Available at Burberry.com and Farfetch.
Price US$360 (SGD$488)
Got an acro yoga partner? Make this 198cm Manduka pro squared yoga mat your very own at-home yoga sanctuary, big enough for two and features unparalleled cushioning and a fabric-like finish.
The mat is on the thicker end of the spectrum at 6mm, providing additional support and stability for you to deepen the yoga poses.
Available at manduka.com.
This article first appeared on hk.asiatatler.com.