Mexican Yoga Blankets, hand woven and made in different villages in Mexico, are becoming increasingly popular in yoga studios across the country. Mexican Yoga Blankets are not intended to replace yoga mats, rather they can be used in various ways as a prop during yoga practice. Listed here are three popular websites that sell Mexican Yoga Blankets, and how they suggest the product can be used to help better the student experience at your yoga studio:
“Mexican yoga blankets are used frequently in Iyengar and restorative yoga practices,” the yoga boutique and fitness store’s website reads. “They can be used folded under sitting or kneeling poses to cushion bones and joints, underneath you in repose positions to insulate from cold flooring, rolled or folded to provide support and stretch in poses, or just as a cover to warm you in Savasana.”
Rollings Sands sells their hand woven, classic style blankets made of an acrylic, polyester, and cotton blend for $14.99 a piece and offer same business day shipping.
This website claims Mexican Yoga Blankets may be the most versatile yoga prop on the market.
“Two or more provide a stable but yielding surface for shoulder stands,” their website reads. “Blankets can substitute for a bolster in restorative poses and pranayama practice, and give warmth under and over your body for final relaxation.”
The Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blankets sold on barefootyoga.com are made from recycled yarn— a recycled blend of cotton and acrylics—and provide an eco-friendly option for buyers.
The blankets are sold for $31.50.
Sunshineyoga.com offers a heavy weight blanket for customers. The website reads, “These 2.8 pounds heavyweight Mexican yoga blankets are a great way to add extra cushion to your Yoga workout by laying it on top of your Yoga mat.” The blankets are made of an acrylic blend, which includes acrylic, cotton, and polyester. The can be purchased individually for $14.99, but if you buy ten or more, you’ll pay just $10.49 for each blanket.
They advertise their value blankets, made of reclaimed fibers, can be purchased for $8.99 individually, or in bulk prices—ten to 19 for $6.25 each, or 20 or more for $5.99 each.