Yoga is a cure to many ailments but it needs to be performed with care to avoid injuring oneself. Many times accidents occur while doing yoga exercises. Yoga mats should be used to avoid such circumstances as they provide traction and cushioning. Nowadays markets are flooded with a variety of yoga mats. You can find them in different sizes, shapes and colors. They are available in different materials also. Yoga mats made of cotton are soft and thick and give excellent support to your body while doing yoga. They are completely natural and have beautiful texture and color. Mats made of jute are latex free and are made by meshing jute fiber with Polymer Environmental Raisin. Yoga towel mats are made of soft towel material. They are easily washable and soak your sweat when you are doing yoga exercises. To practice yoga in a safe way you should think of all the advantages and disadvantages of different types of mats available and then buy what is most suitable.