The Best Inventions of 2021
November 10, 2021 6:08 AM EST

Practicing yoga usually requires you to look at your hands and feet, at a mirror or at your instructor to determine alignment on the mat. Now, after years of research and development, Lululemon has released the Take Form Mat (from $128), which gives the mat itself a role in the process. That’s because the Take Form is printed with three-dimensional visual and tactile cues that resemble water droplets—or, more helpfully, targets—to help yogis find the proper place for their feet and hands. Made from a cushiony and sustainable FSC rubber material, it’s designed to create a more focused yoga experience. “The critical interaction between the yogi and their mat has been unlocked,” says Chantelle Murnaghan, Lululemon’s VP of research and science of feel. —Mariah Espada

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