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How to choose the color of your yoga mat

September 16, 2022

Cómo elegir el color de tu esterilla de yoga

When buy your yoga mat, it is important to take into account many factors such as its non-slip qualities, the material and its sustainability, the durability and its thickness.
We want to add another aspect to the list that, although it may seem trivial, can affect our energy when practicing yoga on the mat.

The color you choose is an expression of your personality, an act of creating harmony and powerful support for your intentions and desires. How many times do you look at the yoga mat? So many! When you roll it up, when you unroll it, when you do downward facing dog, when you do an iron, etc. You yoga mat It is your faithful companion for a good amount of time, so make its color an opportunity to inspire you and transmit good energy!

The answer to how to choose the color of your mat will come from asking yourself these questions:
How do you want to feel during your yoga practice? What color awakens your interior? 

 

What the color of your yoga mat means

red yoga mat

It denotes energy, being vibrant and passionate. The person who is attracted to red lives intensely.
Niyama: Tapas - Fire and heat. Cleans impurities after intense practice.
Chakra: Root - Survival and instinct

Red Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
YogaYe Pro Mat 4,5mm, Mat Bodhi Asana, Kailash yoga mat 3mm
Add more red to your practice with:
Our wide variety of Zafus and Bolsters available in red and burgundy, red yoga belt red mat towel

orange yoga mat

Balance, warmth and enthusiasm. He is detailed, considerate and generous with people. He has many friends.
Yama: Asteya. He is the third of the Yamas. Do not steal (in its broadest sense), respect for others and their belongings.
Chakra: Sacral - Relationships, emotions and sexuality



Orange Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
YogaYe Pro Mat 4,5mmKailash yoga mat 3mm, Mat for Yoga and Pilates Ganges 6 mm.
Add more orange to your practice with:
hot yoga setOrange yoga block

yellow yoga mat

You are happy, you are full of hope and you feel fulfilled. You fill the space with light and optimism.
Niyama: Santosha - Contentment. Knowing how to be with what there is, enjoying what we do, recognizing the value of each gesture, of each detail.
Chakra: Solar Plexus - personal power and growth



E
yellow yoga mat in YogaYe:
Asana Mat Bodhi 4,5mm
Add more yellow to your practice with:
Yellow mat towel.

Green yoga mat

It denotes nature, youth and intelligence. It stimulates learning, prosperity and healing.
Niyama: Mati - Cognitive enhancement and intellectual development. Predisposition and spiritual openness.
Chakra: Heart - Unconditional love for oneself and others

Green Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
YogaYe Pro Mat 4,5mmKailash yoga mat 3mm, Mat for Yoga and Pilates Ganges 6 mm, Leela Mat with Yantra, phoenix mat with sacred geometry, Jade Harmony Pro Mat natural rubber and in olive green.
Add more green to your practice with:
hot yoga set, green yoga blockmat towel. Our wide variety of Zafus and Bolsters available in green color.

Blue yoga mat

The blue color symbolizes tranquility, honesty, stability.
You flow like water, making your way gracefully and with purpose.
Yama: Kshama - Presence and acceptance. It is the practice of patience and tolerance.
Chakra: Throat - communication and expression

Blue Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
Blue YogaYe Pro Mat 4,5 mm, YogaYe Eco Mat 4mmKailash yoga mat 3mm, Mat for Yoga and Pilates Ganges 6 mm, Leela Mat with Mandala, phoenix mat with sacred geometry, Jade Harmony Pro Mat natural rubber and in dark blue. Eko lite Manduka in marbled petrol.
Add more blue to your practice with:
Yoga belt available in different blues, blue yoga block, mat bagmat towel and our wide variety of Zafus and Bolsters available in blue color.

purple yoga mat

He is a sophisticated, mysterious and wise person. He has that royal grace. He stimulates creativity and the arts. He is good for meditation.

Niyama: Svadhyaya - Being self-taught. Evaluation or reflection that helps to know oneself better.
Chakra: Third Eye - intuition, clarity and awareness

Purple Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
Purple YogaYe Pro Mat 4,5 mm, YogaYe Eco Mat 4mmKailash yoga mat 3mm, Mat for Yoga and Pilates Ganges 6 mm, Jade Harmony Pro Mat, natural rubber. Asana Mat Bodhi 4,5mm
Add more purple to your practice with:
Yoga beltyoga block, mat bag in aubergine colour, mat towel. As well our wide variety of Zafus and Bolsters Available in aubergine tone.

pink yoga mat

Choosing the color of your pink mat says that you are sweet, romantic and idealistic. Very in touch with your inner child. You want to love and be loved.
Yama: Daya - is the practice of healing the heart through compassion and non-judgment.
Chakra: Heart - love and devotion

Pink Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
Mat for Yoga and Pilates Ganges 6 mm in hot pink phoenix mat with flower of life in paler pink color.

Brown yoga mat

You like the land, you are legitimate and full of strength. If you practice on a brown mat, surely you are an unflappable, genuine and authentic person, very homely and a good host.

Yama: Ahimsa - no violence towards others or towards oneself. Ahimsa begins in one, you are what you see, you are what you eat, what you give and what you do.
Chakra: Root - Strength and security

Brown Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
Natural cork yoga mat
Add more earth colors to your practice with:
cork yoga block.

White yoga mat

Purity, simplicity, peace and innocence. You are soft, calm, discreet.
Niyama: Sauca - Impeccable. White represents all colors and is the pure energy of light. You have the ability to balance and clean others.
Chakra: Crown - Awareness and connection with divinity

White Yoga Accessories at YogaYe: 
white yoga beltStainless steel bottle and our wide variety of Zafus and Bolsters Available in natural tone.

Black yoga mat

Choosing your black mat color denotes effortless power, style and depth. You are solid and full of faith like the richest earth.
Yama: Aparigraha - Not Attachment. Black is the absence of color and thus the non-existence of attachment. Resilience and surrender at the same time.
Chakra: Crown - Transcendence

Black Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
Black YogaYe Pro Mat 4,5mm, Kailash yoga mat 3mm,  jade mat extra longEko lite Mandukaphoenix mat with Yantra.

Add more black to your practice with:
Yoga beltStainless steel bottleBolster for Yoga and Pilates in black, and Meditate chair.


Gray yoga mat

Gray signifies subtlety, independence, and dignity. It is the color of winter and of solitude enjoyed. If you choose your gray mat, it denotes a value for security, minimalism and alone time.
Yama: Brahmacharya - Moderation. Bringing the mind inward, balancing and supervising the senses, there is no need for dependency or impulsive desires.
Chakra: Third Eye - Logic and perception

Gray Yoga Mats at YogaYe:
Gray YogaYe Pro Mat 4,5 mmYogaYe Eco Mat 4mm, Eko lite Manduka.

Add more gray to your practice with:
Yoga beltStainless steel bottleour wide variety of Zafus and Bolsters available in grayy Meditate chair.


The symbology of colors when buying your yoga mat is something very valuable to take into account, since the color you choose can align you more with your interior and also helps you to display and practice the values ​​that the color of your yoga mat mean.

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