Gaiam Sol Premium-Grip Yoga Mat (8mm)

Item# 05-58432
$89.98

Twice the thickness of our Power-Grip Mat with a fabric-like texture for unsurpassed traction

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Our Sol Premium-Grip Yoga Mat is extra thick and features a fabric-like textured surface for a non-slip grip. The structured core helps to maintain your stability and the mat's durability. Manufactured free of the top six most harmful phthalates, this mat is a healthier choice for both you and the planet!

Gaiam Sol Premium-Grip Yoga Mat Features:
  • Thickest mat available (8mm) for superior cushioning
  • Structured core prevents bunching or stretching of the mat
  • Fabric-like surface for stability and grip
  • From the Gaiam Sol line of professional-quality mats
  • Made exclusively by Gaiam

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68"L x 24"W x 8mm

Natural Rubber

Latex Free

6P Free: Free of DEHP, DBP, BBP, DINP, DIDP, and DNOP phthalates.

Spot clean with our Yoga Mat Wash or damp cloth with cold water and mild detergent. Dry flat. The mat may fade and become brittle and unusable if exposed to the sun for extended periods of time. We recommend storing your mat in a mat bag when not in use.

 

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Brilliant performance.

Meet our professional line of yoga mats for the technical demands of advanced yoga practitioners. These mats were designed by yogis, for yogis, with attention to responsibly sourced materials, mindful design and quality construction. You’ll feel the difference immediately. Extraordinary slip-resistance, superior cushioning and excellent traction let you stand out in the studio or energize your home practice without sacrificing performance. Step up to the next level of yoga. Gaiam Sol.

 


 

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Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 22 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great mat, a little rough, though I got this mat for it's two main features, the thickness (which I love, and it completely protects my joints during practice), and it's stickiness. I had no idea how bad my other mat was, until I got this one, and suddenly I was flowing from forward lunge to warrior 2 to triangle pose with ease. But, this stickiness, the feature that anchors your feet during such poses is rough on my hands. I've added a towel to have nearby to protect my hands, especially for chaturanga and transitions that keep you on your palms for a while. I do highly recommend this mat, but be prepared for the roughness. June 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good, not Great Why? Well, the smell is still there after a few weeks.  During the work out; and on the hands after.  It even tastes bad, if you lick your fingers after a wash. Also, I would rather the color turquoise or dark purple. It only comes in green. Not a bad green, though. A few extra inches in length, for a 5'7" gal would be nice. I love the thickness for comfortable cushioning. All in all;  I am glad I chose this one. Just hoping the scent disappears. April 11, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by EXTREMELY HEAVY I purchased this  thicker mat because I thought it would help with my fibromyalgia  and  OA.  Not only did it not help, but it is too heavy to roll and carry back and forth.  In addition , when  in a down face dog  position, there is no margin for a slight sliding with your hands. It's like you are physically stuck, and have to pick up your hands to make any adjustments. For me  this was not worth the high price nor helpful, and I am back to my old standard mat.  January 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does what I wanted it to do That is, it protects my knees without all the blankets and doubling over and other nonsense that is required if you are over 25. Only drawback was a rubbery odor at first which has either passed or I've gotten used to. it's heavy, but I've got shoulder strap and that feels good. November 23, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by NOT 8mm thick I bought this pad recently and used it three times immediately after receiving it.  It  did not feel any thicker than my old mat, which was 5mm, and I still had pelvic , back, and knee compression pain using it.  It was, however, a good non-slip surface.   My husband looked at it, and mentioned that there was no way this mat was 8mm thick.  he measured it, and sure enough, it measured 5mm thick.  I am SO disappointed, be -cause this mat cost so much!   The other problem is that it is so stiff it still will not lay flat. October 15, 2013
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Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 22 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great mat, a little rough, though I got this mat for it's two main features, the thickness (which I love, and it completely protects my joints during practice), and it's stickiness. I had no idea how bad my other mat was, until I got this one, and suddenly I was flowing from forward lunge to warrior 2 to triangle pose with ease. But, this stickiness, the feature that anchors your feet during such poses is rough on my hands. I've added a towel to have nearby to protect my hands, especially for chaturanga and transitions that keep you on your palms for a while. I do highly recommend this mat, but be prepared for the roughness. June 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good, not Great Why? Well, the smell is still there after a few weeks.  During the work out; and on the hands after.  It even tastes bad, if you lick your fingers after a wash. Also, I would rather the color turquoise or dark purple. It only comes in green. Not a bad green, though. A few extra inches in length, for a 5'7" gal would be nice. I love the thickness for comfortable cushioning. All in all;  I am glad I chose this one. Just hoping the scent disappears. April 11, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by EXTREMELY HEAVY I purchased this  thicker mat because I thought it would help with my fibromyalgia  and  OA.  Not only did it not help, but it is too heavy to roll and carry back and forth.  In addition , when  in a down face dog  position, there is no margin for a slight sliding with your hands. It's like you are physically stuck, and have to pick up your hands to make any adjustments. For me  this was not worth the high price nor helpful, and I am back to my old standard mat.  January 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does what I wanted it to do That is, it protects my knees without all the blankets and doubling over and other nonsense that is required if you are over 25. Only drawback was a rubbery odor at first which has either passed or I've gotten used to. it's heavy, but I've got shoulder strap and that feels good. November 23, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by NOT 8mm thick I bought this pad recently and used it three times immediately after receiving it.  It  did not feel any thicker than my old mat, which was 5mm, and I still had pelvic , back, and knee compression pain using it.  It was, however, a good non-slip surface.   My husband looked at it, and mentioned that there was no way this mat was 8mm thick.  he measured it, and sure enough, it measured 5mm thick.  I am SO disappointed, be -cause this mat cost so much!   The other problem is that it is so stiff it still will not lay flat. October 15, 2013
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