Did You Know You Can Machine Wash Your Dirty Yoga Mat?

Because you can.



Whether your yoga mat is used on a regular basis or not, it can still get filthy. Think about it: After class you may notice the sweaty proof of your hard work, but what you don’t necessarily see is the dust on the studio floor, the dirt from your feet, and your body’s natural oils and bacteria. Without a second thought, you roll it up and stow it away until next class.

To help rest your forehead at ease in child’s pose, we asked Sandy Kalik, a Boston-area yoga instructor and Thai-style bodywork practitioner, to share her mat cleaning rituals.

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