JURU Yoga mats are made of eco-friendly, recyclable and renewable resources like cork, natural rubber and cotton. It is free of toxins, PVC-free, BPA-free and phthalate-free and is not a hazardous waste. If maintained well, these mats can last for a decade or can be easily be reused or recycled. Here are some tips to maintain your JURU mats and increase the longevity of your mat.
-What if my cork mat tears?
Don’t worry …you can fix the tear permanently.
- Here are a few reasons that may end up causing a tear on your yoga mat
Contact with a sharp object, most likely when you are outdoors on an uneven surface. Pet-love…yes pets love JURU mats and if they end up scratching it or pulling it. If you do try folding it or pulling it or if pressure is applied when it is rolled.
If the mat does end up with a tear (due to sharp object, here is how you fix it. Use any superglue that works well on furniture. It will fix your mat too! Apply it carefully so the mat doesn’t stick to the floor. Press the two sides together for a few minutes till it binds together and let it dry. You can use sandpaper to even this patch.
- How often should I wash cork yoga mats?
Since cork is anti-microbial and has a self-cleaning surface, you need not wash the mat often. An antimicrobial surface contains an antimicrobial agent that inhibits or reduces the ability of microorganisms to grow on the surface of a material. Cork surface also repels small dust particles, hair, etc.
This makes JURU cork mats easy to maintain and hygienic.
-Are all JURU yoga mats washable?
Yes! We recommend using non-toxic detergent to ensure the surface remains as natural as possible.
You can also watch the video on How to wash JURU Cork mats.
- How to maintain and wash reversible JURU Cork yoga mats?
Wiping the surface with wet-cloth after every sweaty practice helps maintain the grippy surface. You can also use sandpaper to sand certain tough stains/patches. Sanding helps even the surface, maintain its appearance as well as the grip. Wash the mat once in 7-8 months or whenever you feel it needs a wash! Only hand wash is recommended.
You can use an old brush or soft scrub to gently scrub the surface. Dry the mat in sunlight or fan.
-How to maintain and wash JURU pro yoga mat?
Wiping the surface with wet-cloth after every sweaty practice helps maintain the grippy surface. You can also use sandpaper to sand certain tough stains/patches. Sanding helps even the surface, maintain its appearance as well as the grip.
You can hand wash the top surface alone with water and non-toxic detergent and let it dry. You can hand wash the entire mat whenever you feel it needs a wash (after outdoor use etc.); however, because Pro is a thick mat it will take a little longer to dry when compared to other
JURU Cork mats.
-How to wash and maintain cotton yoga mats?
Let the mat air out after sweaty practice. You can hand wash them in cold water or wash these in the washing machine only with gentle/delicate wash.
Dry the mat in sunlight or fan. Please note there will be slight color bleeding in the first couple of washes so wash the mats separately.