Yoga Mat Spray


It’s January. What better time to set a resolution to be more active? Although I enjoy attending class at fitness studios and being among real live people, it’s not always an expense I can afford. Luckily, exercise doesn’t need to cost money. It doesn’t even always require leaving your house. Enter Youtube yoga. This DIY yoga mat spray is a perfect compliment to any at home yoga practice. You can even just spray it as a room freshener to liven up your senses. The best part? It literally takes 30 seconds to make.


What you need:

  • 3 parts water (distilled is best but not necessary)
  • 1 part alcohol free witch hazel
  • 5-10 drops of tea tree or eucalyptus essential oil (I used tea tree. The key here is to use an oil that has cleansing properties.)
  • 5-10 drops of other essential oil of your choice (I used lavender. This one just needs to smell nice.)
  • Spray bottle (glass is best but not necessary)

Note: The bottle I used holds 1 cup. If yours is a different size you can adjust the drops of essential oil accordingly.


Step 1 – Combine all ingredients into the spray bottle

Step 2 – Shake it up

Step 3 – Spray onto yoga mat and wipe down with an old towel or cloth.

Step 4 – Enjoy doing yoga on your fresh and clean mat.



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