Lion — yoga mat natural cork extra thick (6mm)
Our extra thick LION yoga & pilates mat is made of natural cork from Portugal. It is 6mm thick and therefore the best solution if you search an additional comfort for your joints & knees.
Recommended for all types of yoga, pilates, fitness, workout exercices because of the extra thickness (6mm).
Dimensions: 183cm x 65cm x 0.6cm
Weight: 0,95 kg
Upper layer: 1,5mm natural cork
Bottom layer: 4,5mm foam rubber EPDM
!! Important note: the bottom layer of our yoga mats are made of EPDM rubber, a very light, practical rubber and made in Portugal. Indeed, it is not natural rubber and it is not the most ecological material we are using.
However, we are not convinced natural rubber is so much better than the foam rubber we’re using. First of all, rubber trees are planted & harvested far far away, in Asia or Brazil, usually under unknown circumstances.
But more importantly, land is being cleared (=trees are cut down) in order to plant these rubber trees. Deforestation creates habitat loss for many plant and animal species. This is for us absolutely not sustainable, so we don’t wish to engage in this process. For more info about how sustainable natural rubber really is, this is an interesting read: Is Rubber Sustainable? Why It’s Not so Simple (Explained) (citizensustainable.com)
We want to be very transparent about this. We’re looking into alternatives to both our foam rubber and the natural rubber and are currently testing with recycled rubber and dandelion.
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