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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Yin Mat?

The Yin Mat is a luxurious, earth and animal friendly mat designed for deep relaxation, restorative yoga styles, and meditation. Made from 100% organic latex with a removable, washable cover, the Yin Mat offers unparalleled comfort and support, making it perfect for stress relief and rejuvenation.

Do you offer yoga classes on the Yin Mats?

Yes! Find us on YouTube at The Yin Lounge for loads of free meditations and yoga classes. We also offer a variety of in-person yoga classes at our beautiful studio, The Yin Lounge, in Peterborough, NH. The Yin Lounge is located within SHAKTI Healing Arts downtown in Depot Square. There is plenty of free parking. See/book classes here

How is the Yin Mat different from a regular yoga mat?

Unlike traditional yoga mats, the Yin Mat is thicker and more cushioned, providing superior support for restorative practices like Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and meditation. Its plush surface helps reduce joint pain and discomfort, making it ideal for extended relaxation sessions.

How do you use your Yin Mat as a meditation cushion?

Great question! If you fold your mat like a Z with the bottom level sticking out just a bit to support your ankles and feet, you will have a supremely supportive meditation cushion! We also sell our version of a zafu and zabuton, two square yin mats that serve as a meditation mat and cushion.

What materials are used in the Yin Mat?

The core of the Yin Mat is made from 100% organic latex, sourced ethically from the sap of rubber trees. The covers are available in various materials, including cotton, faux fur, wool, and bamboo velour. All covers are removable and washable for easy care.

What sizes are available for the Yin Mat?

The Yin Mat comes in multiple sizes, including a family size perfect for co-regulating. Whether you need a personal mat or one that accommodates multiple people, we have a size that fits your needs.

How do I clean and care for my Yin Mat?

The Yin Mat covers are removable and machine washable. Simply unzip the cover, wash it according to the care instructions, and air dry. The organic latex core can be wiped down with a damp cloth if necessary.

Can the Yin Mat be used for other activities besides yoga?

Absolutely! The Yin Mat is versatile and can be used for meditation, stretching, relaxation, and even as a guest bed or camping pad. It's comfort and support make it suitable for various activities where a soft, supportive surface is beneficial.

Where are Yin Mats made?

Yin Mats are proudly handmade in the USA, in Peterborough, NH. We receive our latex from the

world's first certified organic latex foam manufacturer, located in Sri Lanka. 

All products are made at its ISO 14001-2004, 9001-2008, 50001-2011 certified production facility located in a dedicated export processing zone with excellent infrastructure facilities provided by the board of Investment (BOI) Sri Lanka.

It's products conform to the world's most demanding standards including LGA, Oeko-Tex standard 100 class-1 category, ensuring a stringent standard of quality, comfort and hygiene. 

Our dedicated team ensures each mat meets the highest standards of quality and sustainability.

What are the benefits of using a Yin Mat?

The Yin Mat offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Enhanced comfort and support for self care practices such as cat naps, restorative yoga styles and meditation

  • Reduced joint pain and discomfort

  • Improved relaxation and stress relief

  • Improved follow through for a consistent self healing practice (you can't resist getting on it)

  • Eco-friendly and non-toxic materials for a healthier practice environment

How can I purchase a Yin Mat?

You can purchase a Yin Mat directly from our website. Simply choose your desired size and cover material, add it to your cart, and proceed to checkout. We offer secure payment options and fast shipping.

Do you offer wholesale rates or brand ambassador opportunities?

Yes, we do! If you're interested in enhancing your group offerings or becoming a brand ambassador, please contact us for more information about our wholesale rates and ambassador program.

What is your return policy?

We stand by the quality of our Yin Mats and want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase. If you're not happy with your mat, please contact us within 30 days of receipt for a return or exchange. Please refer to our Return Policy page for more details.

How can I stay updated on new products and promotions?

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