Even if you’ve been regularly checking items off your Christmas shopping list, a gift for your hard-to-please mother-in-law or your own stressed-out mother might be elusive. But you can’t go wrong with a self-care staple. And at only $25, this yogi-approved mat from Manduka is almost half off. Plus, at a moment when shipping deadlines are fast approaching (or long past), this mat will arrive before Christmas if you order before tomorrow, December 22.
Manduka was the most-mentioned brand when we asked yogis and yoga-studio owners about the best yoga mats. Instructor Kyle Miller practices with all Manduka gear, calling her mat “indulgent — it’s grippy, soft, and breaks in very well.” Sarah Neufeld, co-founder of Modo Yoga, similarly “always uses Manduka mats” at home. Yogis tell us the mats feel slippery at first, but your giftee will get more grip with use. And if last-minute Christmas shopping has left you exhausted, why not grab one of these for yourself, too?
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