This is a thin rubber mat that provides a very good grip and support. It works great for standing poses.
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Pro It provides good support and grip without being thick and heavy
Usually, rubber mats aren't as sticky as PVC or foam, but this one has a porous texture that provides a really good grip, even when it's wet from sweat. It's also pretty thin (and, therefore, light) at 3/16 of an inch, yet provides good cushioning for your knees and elbows.
Pro It's great for standing poses
This mat is great for standing poses because it is thin and sticky, which makes it easy to hold balance, unlike with thick mats that may protect knees and elbows but have too much cushioning to stand comfortably.
Pro It's produced in an eco-conscious way
Unlike the large part of producers who opt for using PVC, Jade choose to make their mats out of natural rubber because it's a biodegradable material and it doesn't cause any damage to the ozone layer as its being produced.
Con The lifespan is very limited
Being a fairly thin mat made out of a natural material, the Harmony probably won't serve you more than about a year. It's susceptible to external factors such as direct sunlight and moisture and will eventually start to degrade. If you're looking for a mat that will serve you for many years to come, it would be a good idea to look for thick PVC or plastic options.
Con Can be hard to clean
Since this mat has an open-cell, porous structure, it absorbs sweat and oil and keeps it inside. It will require a little extra maintenance to remain clean. It would be a good idea to clean it with warm water and perhaps use a little oil after each workout.