Founded in 1988 in Boulder, Colorado by Jirka Rysavy, Gaiam® has long promoted the health and well-being of the individual and environment. "Gaiam" comes from the combination of the words "Gaia", meaning Mother Earth, and "I Am". This ideal has guided them towards success as they pursue the market on a personal and global level. Originally, started as a catalog business, Gaiam has since blossomed into a multi-media corporation. The company has since delved into yoga, fitness, bed & bath, and home & garden products.
Despite their expansion Gaiam has remained true to its core values of quality and sustainability. In all its business ventures, these values have been its one constant. Through its products, Gaiam aims to preserve the Earth and help its inhabitants. Gaiam believes that all living things are connected, and that by providing tools that increase awareness and healthy living, the Earth as a whole will benefit.
No better is its desire and passion evident than in its yoga line. With world-renowned yogis like Rodney Yee and Suzanne Deason sponsoring Gaiam's products, customers can rest assured they're receiving the best of the best. With products like the 68" Yoga Essentials® Mat or the Rodney Yee DVD kit, Gaiam has displayed its complete commitment to the yoga industry.
Fitness as a whole is Gaiam's larger focus. Whether you're just beginning to work out or already have a steady routine, Gaiam has products like the Gaiam Fitness Trainer Heart Rate Monitor and the Gaiam Calorie Coach Pedometer that can help you achieve your goals. No matter your goal, or your level of fitness, Gaiam is there every step of the way.
Reviews and Questions
- Mary A.Verified BuyerRated 5 out of 5 stars2 years agoReviewingGaiam Chakra Yoga Mat 68" 3mmBeautiful mat with great support.
Beautiful mat with great support. I love the length If used barefoot, there is no stickiness or sliding". Great item.Preferred Type of Yoga Practice Vinyasa, MeditationLevel of Yoga Expertise IntermediatePerspiration Level LightDurability Star RatingRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
- Rosalinda R.Verified BuyerRated 4 out of 5 stars2 years agoReviewingGaiam Chakra Yoga Mat 68" 3mmSo in love with the
So in love with the color of this mat! The quality is good, my only issue is it's a bit slippery.Preferred Type of Yoga Practice VinyasaLevel of Yoga Expertise IntermediateFrequency (a week) 2-4Perspiration Level ModerateDurability Star RatingRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
- Karen G.Verified BuyerRated 5 out of 5 stars2 years agoReviewingGaiam Chakra Yoga Mat 68" 3mmNice mat
Nice yoga mat. I like them thin and this fits the bill. Nice colors and fair price.Preferred Type of Yoga Practice VinyasaLevel of Yoga Expertise AdvancedFrequency (a week) 2-4Perspiration Level LightDurability Star RatingRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
- JasminVerified BuyerRated 3 out of 5 stars6 years agoReviewingGaiam Chakra Yoga Mat 68" 3mmChakra mat
5 stars for the beautiful may but 3 stars for how slippery it is and gets later on. Absolutely love the design though!