Why Cork Yoga Mats?

Cork + Tree Rubber = better support

 Renewable

The removal of cork bark every 9-13 years, and the tapping of Para trees once mature, causes no harm to the trees themselves.

Non-Slip

Cork releases a waxy substance known as Suberin, which renders cork impervious to moisture. 

antimicrobial 

Suberin naturally repels small organisms, making cork resistant to the growth of bacterias, fungus and mold. 

Non-toxic

Our mats are 100% PVC free, and free of harmful chemicals. Our designs are handmade using only non-toxic supplies.

Better Support

Tree rubbers is an effective energy dampener, absorbing shock, and reducing the impact on your  joints.

One Tree Planted

Making a lasting impact with every mat! With each mat sold one tree is planted with One Tree Planted. 

Cork has a lot of amazing properties and uses, feel free to check out this list of the top 6 reasons why we love cork.

1.

Cork is 100% biodegradable, sustainable, and all natural.

2.

Cork is a renewable resources. The removal of cork bark every 9-13 years causes no harm to the trees themselves. 

3.

Cork releases a waxy substance known as Suberin, which renders cork impervious to moisture. This keeps the traction between the cork and your skin, giving cork it’s ultra non-slip attributes. 

4.

The Suberin in cork also gives it antimicrobial properties. Suberin naturally repels small organisms, making cork resistant to the growth of bacterias, fungus and mold. This also reduces the build-up of unpleasant odors.

5.

Cork is extra durable and long lasting. Because of this, cork is often used as flooring due to its feel, properties and reliability.

6.

Cork is non-toxic and free of PVC, phthalates, and other harmful chemicals.

Cork Oak forests hold one of the world’s highest amount biodiversity among the forests and is home to some of the worlds endangered species such as the Barbary Deer, the Iberian Imperial Eagle, and the Iberian Lynx. Cork Oak forests have been maintained by local families and farmers, and are a critical sources of income to the locals. These families and farmers help to care for the forests, keeping the trees healthy and the process sustainable. Cork oak forests absorb CO2 and are a major provider of oxygen for our planet.