A standard yoga mat is 1/8-inch to 1/4-inch thick, which is not enough to pad the sensitive areas while performing Pilates. A yoga mat is thinner so that one can stand and balance properly. A Pilates mat is 1/2-inch thick with compact foam to provide more support for your sensitive body parts. The best thickness for Pilates mats is between 8mm – 15mm. Best 7 Pilates Mats Reviews 2021. Pilates, created by Joseph Pilates, began in the early 20th century and is the art of using controlled movements in order to promote better health.
Here is a quick guide to the 7 best Pilates mats for 2021.
The UMI Pilates mat is made from premium NBR foam which comfortably supports the body during all Pilates poses. This mat also includes a handy carrying strap making it ideal for use at home or for taking to a class. Please bear in mind that this mat is not an official non-slip mat, so do be careful when using on hardwood or other floors.