5-Minute Cheap Yoga Mat Cleaner

5-Minute Cheap Yoga Mat Cleaner

There’s only so many uses you can get out of your yoga mat before it starts to get a little… funky. Plus, if you’re like me and one to make a habit of leaving your mat in your trunk or rolled up in your house to keep it out of the way, it never really gets the chance to air out. Since I teach hot yoga a few times a week, I consider myself somewhat of an expert when it comes to making a frequently used yoga mat smell nice and fresh 😉 I have two different ways of cleaning my mat: 5-Minute Quick Clean What you need: – small spray bottle – 1 oz rubbing alcohol – 2 oz water – essential oils of your choice (optional) Unroll your mat in an area you don’t mind getting a little wet. In a spray bottle, combine one part rubbing alcohol, 2 parts water, and a few drops of essential oil (I like lavender or lemongrass). Shake well and spray generously on your mat. Wipe vigorously with a dry cloth or a handful of paper towels until the moisture is mostly wiped up. It’ll remain damp for a bit, but should dry within an hour or so.   15-Minute Deep Clean What you need: – ½ baking soda – approx ½ cup water – few drops of lemon juice – essential oils of choice (optional) Unroll your mat in an area you don’t mind getting a little wet. In a bowl, mix ½ cup baking soda and enough water to create a paste. Squeeze the juice from half a lemon...