More than just a beautiful design
Our mission is to create a Travel Yoga Mat, which makes your yoga practice or workouts more accessible, frequent and pleasant than before.
- Full sized mat: 161cm x 83cm / 72 x 24 inches
- Super compact when folded. Fits in your bag
- Lightweight - only 1kg /2 pounds
- Foldable design ensures a hygienic practice - the top never touches the bottom
- Ultra absorbent & Quick-drying. Perfect for sweaty practice or hot yoga
- Alma Align system helps to stay more grounded and aligned - perfect for all yogis
- Comes with its own carrying pouch
Taking your practice on the go with you is a key to surviving long flights, bus rides, and road trips and also feeling good after eating all those delicious local meals.
Regular yoga mats are bulky and cumbersome to travel with, that's why we designed the Alma Travel Mat, which is super compact, lightweight and can be unfolded within seconds.
It's perfect for any surface - sand / grass / carpets / floors / boats/etc.
If choose to practice in the studio, you can use it on top of rental mats, which saves your face resting directly onto a mat hundreds of other people have used.
The Alma Mat comes with a special carrying pouch, which protects your stuff inside a backpack or carry on.
Alma Travel Yoga Mat, which unfolds within seconds to full size yoga mat, can be used on any surface - in the park, on the beach, on the carpet in the hotel room, on top of the yoga studio mat, just on the floor or even on a yacht!
When the mat rolled - the clean part of the mat always touches the bottom, so it never stays clean, even if the mat is cleaned after the practice.
Unlike regular mats Alma Travel Yoga Mat folds up, so the bottom of the mat never touches the surface you practice on.
Take your yoga practice or workout anywhere
It is foldable and compact enough to take anywhere - to work, to the studio, to the park, on airplane, or to your next vacation.
Alma Travel Mat easily fits into any regular bag or backpack, so you can always squeeze in a quick work out during your lunch break in the park or be ready for the unplanned yoga class at your studio.
Alma Align System - GPS for your practice
Unique Alma Align system is designed to support your practice by guiding you through every pose and flow and helps you to feel more grounded and aligned.
Designed for ALL body types and sizes. It’s great for beginners, as well as for advanced yoga enthusiasts.
Great for ALL Types of Yoga or General Fitness
Alma Mat is designed for all types of yoga or general fitness - Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Power, Hatha, Bikram, Hot Yoga, etc., as well as other fitness programs like Pilates, Barre, HIIT or general exercise.
The mat has good traction when dry, but becomes even more grippy, when wet.
With Alma Mat you don't need a towel - no more towel bunching or moving around during your class.
At the moment only 9% of the world plastic waste is recycled.
Alma story is determined to increase that number and lessen an environmental footprint as much as possible by helping make the oceans clean, and saving wildlife! Firstly, by utilizing recycled plastic bottles to create a silky microfiber for the top of the mat and natural rubber for the bottom. For the print we use water based inks.
Mats are biodegradable, recyclable, free of PVC, PBA, toxic chemicals, odors, silicone, and phthalates.
1$ per every Mat purchase goes to ocean cleanup initiatives.
Alma Travel Mat is Machine Washable!
To get back a brand-new look and feel, just throw the mat into the washing machine (gentle cycle, cold water) and hang it to dry.
If your flight is delayed, you can always unfold your mat at the airport for a quick pre-flight stretching.
Inspired by world traveling and amazing stories by beautiful souls, designed in Canada, Alma Travel Mat is your essential travel companion and adds more freedom to your practice.
Why your Pledge is very important to us
- Meet minimum order requirements for the Mats and Bags by our manufacturers
- Develop more amazing Alma Story products
- Build a community to celebrate everyone’s uniqueness and connect beautiful like-minded souls around the world
Reasons to support Alma Story on Kickstarter today
- You will be among the first in the world to own Alma Travel Mat
- You'll get a huge discount. The retail price for the mat is 85USD, now you have a chance to order it with up to 40% OFF!
- Kickstarter Perks! All the backers will receive an exclusive email with a special discount for your future purchases
- You give us a chance to produce more eco conscious products!
Special Thanks for supporting us in our Journey:
- Janine - Yoga, Reiki and Meditation Teacher @freetobejanine
- Julia JM Graphics - Graphic design Website
- Mik 'n Drik Photography - Videography Website
- Max Flores - Photography
- Ahau Tulum - Yoga studio in Tulum, Mexico
- Xisco Riboch - Dancer, model @xiscoriboch
Alma Story is a story of your Soul (Alma is 'Soul' from Spanish).
Alma story is a Toronto-based high quality and eco-friendly yoga accessories brand.
Alma Story's vision is to build a community behind the brand, celebrate everyone’s uniqueness and connect beautiful like-minded souls around the world, who are all into yoga or just considering to explore yoga, share their unique life stories and create a beautiful place where everyone can feel supported and inspired.
With the flagship product, the Alma Travel Yoga Mat, a compact, foldable, light-weight, machine washable and eco-friendly travel yoga mat, that can be used on every surface, Alma Story is determined to make yoga practice accessible, light and sustainable. With the Alma Travel Yoga Mat you really have your own mobile yoga studio in a bag!
"Maintaining my yoga practice on the go has been always a challenge, therefore I have designed a travel mat, which gives more freedom to any yoga practice, since it is foldable, lightweight, fits in a little pouch and can be carried along everywhere.
Wherever I traveled, I connected with yoga teachers and yoga practitioners to find out about their experiences and preferences, I read thousands of reviews of different mats online, contacted multiple factories to receive and compare samples to ensure the high quality of the mats. I’ve chosen to utilize recycled plastic bottles to create a beautiful microfiber top for the mat since our oceans are in a critical state and I believe by giving ocean plastic a value, we are creating a new economy for the removal.
On my journey to creating a mat I’ve met so many amazing souls around the world, who had a transformational experience with help of yoga, therefore I would like to leverage my company as a platform to share their stories, which might inspire some people to embark on the journey of self-reflection and self-exploration."
If you have a story you would like to share, please send us an email, we would love to share it with the world. You might be an inspiration or even a life saver for someone!
Risks and challenges
Our manufacturers are ready and just waiting for a green light from us. We will be able to start mass production once the campaign ends and the funds are collected. Yay!
In order to ensure you receive the colour you want, please provide your response in our SURVEY, which will be sent out right after the campaign ends. The limit to submit your response is strictly 2 WEEKS. We won't be able to accommodate any change requests after, since the manufacturing will start right away. Please follow the campaign updates.
We have manufactured over 20 mats already, so yoga teachers and yoga practitioners around the world could test the mats and provide their feedback, which we are extremely grateful for.
We have been working relentlessly to improve the product, however at this moment after receiving 100% positive feedback we are confident you will be happy with the quality of the mat and all the features it has to offer.
Please not the prices DO NOT include VAT, GST or other country taxes. Depending on where you are based, you may incur additional fees such as taxes and duties. As we are shipping these products worldwide, it is impossible for us to build in these variable costs for each location on Kickstarter.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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