Mexican blankets are soft to the touch, but still firm enough for all the same uses as our wool blankets. This makes them a great choice for yogis with wool allergies. Mexican Blankets are great for all types of yoga, especially Iyengar, Anusara, and Restorative. Stack under your shoulders for shoulderstand.
What are yoga blankets called?
Falsa Blanket Another very common and popular Mexican blanket. Falsa blankets are a favourite among yoga users and very popular as lounge suite throws or bedspread blankets. Rolled or folded up they make nice pillows for when resting in a hammock.
Can any blanket be a yoga blanket?
The Different Types Of Yoga Blankets Traditional Mexican blankets are made from cotton, wool, or acrylic and are ideal for restorative poses. Fleece blankets are lightweight and provide a bit of cushioning, making them great for poses that require you to be on your knees.
What can I use as a yoga blanket?
Yoga Blankets If it's simply used for warmth, weight, or as a cushion to your mat, then any blanket will likely work. If the blanket is to be used as a sitting prop for under your hips or to support a knee, a regular blanket or towel will usually also be fine.
What is the difference between a yoga blanket and a regular blanket?
A yoga blanket provides yogis with extra grip and gentle support—it can even replace a yoga block in certain poses. While standard blankets can slip around on the mat, a yoga blanket is the perfect hybrid of strong and soft—staying put as you move all the way from tadasana to savasana.
Where to find yoga blanket
Shop The Yoga Warehouse for the best selection of yoga blankets in Traditional Striped, Cotton, Wool and Solid Colors yoga blankets, including our colorful