Is practicing more yoga one of your 2020 goals? I know that both my mind and my body are happier when I have more yoga in my life. While I do frequent yoga studios, I also enjoy having my own personal at home yoga space as well. With just a few essentials, you can create a home yoga space that brings you relaxation, peace and namasté. This post contains affiliate links.
6 Essentials for you home yoga space
It’s not necessary to have a dedicated room for your home yoga space. I’ve carved out a little nook that I find peaceful and have made that my yoga and stretching space.These are the 5 essentials I keep there to encourage myself to practice more yoga at home.
The foundation for all yoga and stretching poses. I prefer a thicker (1/2 inch) more cushioned mat to help my knees feel a little more comfortable. While there are many pricey mats out there, this basics mat is great quality, durable and affordable even comes with a carry strap.
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Yoga Blocks and strap
We all need a little help and support getting into certain yoga poses. If your hips and hamstrings are tight like mine are, yoga blocks and straps are fantastic assists. My yoga strap doubles as a stretching tool after runs as well.
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Keep your mat cleaner and less slippery with a towel designed especially for yoga. It’s sweat resistant and quick drying. I have 2 of these and love them.
Perfect for Savasana, Restorative yoga, meditation and just relaxing, yoga bolsters or pillows are a great addition to your collection.
Scents and Smells
Having a few scented candles and or a diffuser in your yoga nook, adds an extra sensory comfort. These Reed Diffusers last about 3 months.
It’s definitely important to be comfortable in your yoga gear. I do love my graphic tanks.These are a few of my picks.
A peek at my home yoga space:
Hope my ideas give you some inspiration to create your own home yoga space. Cheers to more Namasté and Savasana in 2020.