“I was teaching yoga at my daughter’s pre-school and cutting adult-sized mats into quarters for the children,” she explained. The small mats proved a helpful teaching aid and the children loved having their own mats. After class, several parents asked her where they could buy one, The Little Yoga Mat was born.
The eco-friendly mats come in two styles, lotus and sun (the cheerful illustrations also help teach body placement). The toddler-tastic dimensions, 14” x 36”, make these mats a good deal smaller than other children’s mat on the market, which are 24” x 48” and designed for kids over five. Finally, a mat for happy babies to do their famous pose. –Alexia Brue
The Little Yoga Mat, $25, www.TheLittleYogaMat.com