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How do I care for my PRO™ Series mat?

Your PRO™ mat will continue to improve through use and as the mat ages, creating more surface roughness and reduced slippage. Keep your PRO™ mat in its best condition by wiping it down after every practice with Manduka’s Mat Wash & Refresh. Spray the

What can I use to care for my PRO mat?

The following mat care products can be used on the PRO™ Series: Yoga Mat Wash & Refresh for daily refresh Botanical Disinfecting Cleaner to thoroughly clean & disinfect.

How do I "break in" the PRO™ Series mats?

Just like your favorite pair of jeans or a well-worn baseball glove, the PRO™ requires a break-in process, or PROcess as we like to call it, which is really more like a ritual. As you practice, the top surface will naturally wear in, transforming it

How long does the break-in period of my PRO™ Series mat take?

Much like a baseball glove, there is a break-in period for all PRO™ Series. The more the mat is used, the softer and grippier the material becomes!. The break-in period varies from mat to mat since it is a textile and also because each yogi’s practic

Do I have to do the salt method before practicing on my new PRO™ mat?

The salt treatment isn’t a necessary action to take before using the mat, but rather is a suggestion if a yogi wants to speed up the process of breaking in the mat. The mat can also be used immediately without doing the salt treatment.

How do I store the PRO™ Series?

We recommend to store your PRO™ Series mat rolled up in dry surroundings with the top side facing outwards. This keeps the corners of the mat flat when practicing.

Which side of the mat should I use?

The top of the mat has a frog logo in the top right-hand corner. The bottom has a dot pattern texture, which prevents the mat from sliding on the floor.

How do I get my mat to lie flat after it has been rolled up?

If you store your mat rolled up, try rolling it so the top surface is facing outwards. This keeps the corners of the mat flat when practicing.

My hands are slipping on my PRO™ Series mat, what should I do?

The PRO™ series mat is constructed of a closed-cell surface, which prevents bacteria and moisture from being absorbed. As you begin to sweat it will not be absorb into the mat and if enough moisture is accumulating between the contact points, such as