The worst part of yoga isn’t practicing plank or pigeon pose—it’s rolling up your mat after all is said and done. That’s because, regardless of whether you’re a total newbie or a bonafide handstand queen, you’re still prone to coiling it too loosely to stash in your bag or accidentally unraveling the whole damn thing. There goes your zen!
Luckily, a gift from the yoga gods is here to make this ever-present annoyance completely disappear: The Backslash Fit self-rolling yoga mat. And, BTW, on Black Friday/Cyber Monday—November 23 through the 27—you can get it for 20 percent off on Amazon with the code 20HOLIDAYMAT. (We’re affiliated with Backslash Fit.)
It’s designed to furl up perfectly—that is, evenly and with the just amount of tension—every damn time. Behold: