FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $100

0

Your Cart is Empty

How to Clean Your Halfmoon Yoga Mat

February 07, 2013

Halfmoon - How to Clean Your Halfmoon Yoga Mat

We’ve been asked many times, “How should I clean my yoga mat?” In this post we break down the Do’s and Don’ts of yoga mat care.

DO…

• Clean your mat after every use to keep it looking (and smelling) fantastic! Proper cleaning and care of your mat will ensure that it performs at its best and prolong its life! Cleaning a brand new mat before its first use can also help make the mat stickier.

• Use a specialized mat cleaning product (like Halfmoon Mat Clean) that’s made with non-toxic, natural ingredients.

• Allow your mat to dry fully before rolling it up. You can hang it to air dry, or speed the process by giving it a good wipe with a towel.

• Try a Yoga Towel. Our towels will soak up sweat during your practice and keep your mat clean of any dirt or germs on your hands and feet. Our towels can be thrown in the wash and are quick to dry.

DON’T…

• Put your yoga mat in the washing machine, unless it is a Breathable Eco Mat. Eco Mats do quite well in the washer.

• Immerse your mat in water (unless you have a long time to wait for it to dry). A mat can takes 3-5 days to dry fully after being immersed in water.

• Clean your mat with heavy essential oils. They can leave a film on the mat which may impact its grip.



Also in The Balance Blog

Meditation for Anxiety with Connor Burns
Meditation for Anxiety with Connor Burns

November 08, 2018

This meditation creates a peaceful body awareness grounded in a simple, soothing breathing technique that can be practiced at any time in your day. 
Read More
Yoga Before Bed with Rachel Scott
Yoga Before Bed with Rachel Scott

October 31, 2018

Yoga before bed is known to kick start your relaxation process, allowing you to fall asleep more easily by tapping into the parasympathetic nervous system. Follow this calming yoga sequence to quiet your mind, alleviate tension in your body and get yourself ready for a restful night's sleep. 
Read More
Hand Work, Mudras & Mindfulness with Coco Finaldi
Hand Work, Mudras & Mindfulness with Coco Finaldi

October 22, 2018

Our hands are precious tools. They give us the ability to nourish ourselves. They help further our connection with other humans. They can be used to communicate displeasure or even cause harm. Our hands can help us express love.
Read More

Pause, reflect and join our movement.