Now exercise in style, the natural way. This water hyacinth yoga mat, with a typical mat finish. Its natural water hyacinth colour adds style and makes it simple. The mat comes with hand woven side borders that holds the weave in place and it comes in a holder for easy handling.
These yoga mats have a natural beauty to leave down around the house even whilst you are not using them. The yoga mats have a naturally ribbed serrated Texture of the interwoven grass help you maintain your grip for a natural flow of movement, working towards a balance without providing artificial 'sticky' support. This gives a beneficial 'acupressure' effect through the soles of your feet. With this mat, sweat wicks away, no puddles after a class.
Made in Assam. Water hyacinth (locally called pani meteka in Assamese) is abundant in the state of Assam and needs to be tapped optimally for production of utility as well as designer items like mats, hats, vanity bags, shoes and lampshades.
Water hyacinth(eichhornia crassipes) is a type of floating aquatic plant, which when dried in a special process can be used to make some amazing handicraft. Hallmark of the products made from water hyacinth and that they are very light in weight, cost effective and durable among others.
Scarcity of cane and increasing price of bamboo was making livelihood tough for rural artisans of Assam. The artisans were encouraged to use water hyacinth, an unwanted weed in water, to create handicraft products. This involved development of frugal technology and processes to ensure that final products were affordable to the targeted customers without compromising on the quality. The project is scalable and hence can be adopted for sustainable livelihood and women empowerment. The cost of raw material is zero and the value chain provides opportunity to each artisan -- unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and master -- to earn as per their skill levels.
Let us create wealth from the menace.