From DIY Mat Straps to Cylindrical Yoga Props

By: Laura McQuarrie - Jul 8, 2015
Although straps, blocks and a mat are not necessary to practice yoga, these useful yoga accessories are great in assisting people of all abilities get into deeper poses. Although yoga tends to be perceived as gentle as compared to other fitness activities, brands like Nike and Under Armour are developing high-performance footwear and accessories to challenge yogis in their practice.

Since meditation is also a big part of yoga for many, spiritual singing bowl sets, meditation cards and devices are emerging to help people disconnect from the stresses of daily life and mindfully plug into relaxation and a strong mind-body connection.

Now that yoga has exploded in popularity over the past few years in the West, brands like Brogamats are even bringing humor to the age-old practice with a series of comical product designs.