Eco-Yogi Must-Haves

Salute the sun by being kinder to the Earth: Choose environmentally-friendly yoga gear. Here are five of our favorite.


Gaiam Earth Lovers Yoga Mat Made from a blend of natural rubber and recycled materials, this deep brown mat really does look like a patch of loamy earth. $70,

Hugger Mugger Bamboo Blocks These props are beautiful, sturdy and made from the most sustainable and fastest-growing wood source available. $22 each,

Naked Yoga Mat Practitioners of hot, sweaty styles of yoga (or hormone-challenged post-partum moms) will appreciate this hybrid mat: absorbent Indian cotton on the top, sticky stay-put latex bumps on the bottom. $55,

Barefoot Yoga Co. Hemp Yoga Bolster You'll feel like a natural woman when you recline on a totally biodegradable hemp-covered yoga bolster stuffed with recycled cotton batting. $60,

Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Bottle Stay hydrated without ingesting harmful plastics (or adding to clogged landfills) by toting a refillable steel water bottle. $16.95,

Yoga: For Pregnancy & Beyond Whether you're five months along, ready to deliver or five months postpartum, these programs were built for you.