Keeping your mat clean is essential to avoiding bacteria build up on your yoga mat. Floors harbor all kinds of gross things so here’s the best way to keep your mat as clean as you are 😉
Mix 2 cups of water with 4 drops of dish washing detergent. Spray your mat down with water or with use a damp dish washing rag to get it wet. Next use your soap water mixture to clean off your mat. Rinse thoroughly with clean water. Repeat if necessary.
For really dirty mats. Fill your tub or kitchen sink with soap/ water mixture. Use double the amount of dishwasher detergent for a larger amount of water. Make sure you rinse the mat under running water several times to get rid of all soap residue. Left over residue could cause the mat to become slippery during use.
To avoid extra germs on your mat during transportation. Find a cool bag to tote your mat around in.