This Evolution Eco Mat combines an excellent grip and is very soft to touch with the stylish double-sided design. This mat provides great cushioning, is very light and easy to transport. Equally importantly the TPE material used in its manufacture is kinder on the environment than normal yoga mats which rely heavily on PVC and is recyclable and degradable. The mat comes with a convenient colour co-ordinated carry string. Great for you use at home or bring to class!