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Best Mats And Towels For Mommy & Me Yoga (Or Not)

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Yoga might not be able to fix all of life’s problems, but it comes pretty darn close. Feeling stressed? Can’t sleep? Sore? Yoga time. Need an escape from homeschool or screaming kids? A single yoga class will return you to the chill parent goddess you truly are inside (we’re projecting, but we’re hopeful). Give the kiddos something educational to work on and you won’t even feel that bad about sneaking away and closing the door. If you’re brave, get the kids involved. It has been known to make them sleepy— not a bad side effect.

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Unfortunately, with all the gyms and yoga studios closed for now, it’s that much harder to get your Zen on regularly. Luckily there are a million apps and online yoga videos available at the moment—and even better, many of them are completely free.

All that’s standing between you and a more relaxed state is a good quality yoga mat so you can practice at home. (And maybe your stretchiest joggers which you’ve likely been wearing since last week.) We love a good yoga towel, too. If you haven’t tried one, it’s a thin towel coated with rubber on the bottom. You can put it in the washing machine and fold it back into the linen closet while not in use. Best of all, you can use it anywhere in the house AND also take it with you to class when the studios re-open. It’s easy to carry and super easy to clean.

Not sure which you need? Take a look at our favorites and see what suits you best. Now close the door, light a good smelling candle and breathe deep, mamas. It’s going to be a long month, but we’re in it together.

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