It can be overwhelming to find the best Yoga Mat for your own practice. This is why I put together a list* of Yoga Mats, Blocks, Straps, etc... that I would recommend for various budgets.
I understand that budgets can be tight these days. Read on to find what props you can substitute for free with things you might already have at home!
Quality mat - yes or no?
Cheaper mats tend to have a lower quality and therefore may not last a long time, thus costing you more in the long run.
This is what happened to my $7 mat after using it for barely 3 months:
Ideally (it's ok to have a mat only) you will need a
Here are some free alternatives that you might already have at home.
Blocks - Pile of Books
Blankets - Towels
Strap - Belt or Scarf