NamaSTAY Yoga Towel Review and Giveaway!

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I know when I practice yoga, whether hot or otherwise, I’m usually a sweaty disaster. It’s a good disaster, but sweaty nonetheless. Since slip-and-slide yoga mat syndrome is totally uncool, over the years I’ve added a variety of yoga towels to my collection to help with soaking up sweat, providing a solid practice surface, and keeping the nasties from festering on the mat.

Despite the functional necessity of a yoga towel during a sweaty practice, they also have a tendency to add another layer of distraction as they move around and scrunch up on the mat during practice. For those who wish their yoga towel would just stay in place, the patented NamaSTAY Yoga Towel just may be the answer you’re looking for. I’ve practiced on it regularly for the last few months and it’s become one of my go-to pieces of yoga gear.

The innovative NamaSTAY Yoga Towel goes beyond the traditional towel by adding sleeves at both ends of the towel that hug your yoga mat so that it stays flat and in place.  No more bunching and scrunching! The towel is made of light-weight, quick-drying, absorbent microfiber fabric. I’ll admit microfiber in general isn’t my favorite material since I have kind of dry hands, but once I put the NamaSTAY towel on my mat the microfiber material didn’t bother me at all.  The towel just stayed in place and soaked up all the sweat I could give it.

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The towel comes in a couple different sizes and six colors.  It’s designed to fit two sizes of mats – small (68″ X 24″) and medium (up to 72″ x 26″). The NamaSTAY website provides a helpful guide for determining the correct size for your yoga mat.  I have the medium size and it works great with the Manduka Black Mat Pro.  The towel is a little long, but the excess fabric easily folds under the end of the mat, and everything stays in place just as advertised.  Whether you’d like one for yourself or give as a gift to a friend, I’d recommend the NamaSTAY Yoga Towel as a great addition to anyone’s yoga gear collection.

GIVEAWAY TIME!

It’s always exciting to give away a great yoga product, so here’s your opportunity  to win your own NamaSTAY Yoga Towel!

Entering the contest is simple:

  1. Visit the NamaSTAY Yoga Towel site to find the color and size you prefer.
  2. Leave a comment on this post with the color and size you’d like, or leave a comment about another color you’d like to see someday.
  3. This isn’t a requirement (cause it’s nearly impossible to track fairly), but feel free to head on over and like NamaSTAY Yoga Towel’s Facebook page as well. They have some fun stuff posted.
  4. FYI – I plan to announce the winner this weekend, so hurry and enter!

My apologies to our vast worldwide audience…but the contest winner must reside in the continental U.S.

Finally, if you don’t want to wait for the contest results, feel free to use the discount code “CUPOFYOGA” to receive a 20% discount at www.namastaytowel.com.

Happy Holidays and Namaste!
Brian

UPDATE – 22 Dec 13:  Congratulations to Melissa for her random stroke of Christmas luck! I’m positive she will enjoy her new purple NamaSTAY Yoga Towel.  Thanks to everyone for your great comments and being part of the Daily Cup of Yoga community!!

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Comments

  1. Love your give-away! too Cool. Red, Medium is perfect.

  2. Medium Charcoal! I’ve never tried the NamaSTAY towels before!

  3. LOVE the namaSTAY towels! Admiring all my practitioners that have them and aren’t sliding around in my hot vinyasa classes. The small purple would compliment my aqua Jade mat beautifully!! Love this giveaway!! Namaste!

  4. Purple medium would be awesome!

  5. Awua small would be perfect for my blue and dark blue mat :-) lovely review! Never tried a towel, I just always use a hand towel folded up at the top of my mat for my sweaty hands :-( that way there’s no fear of slipping in d-dog

  6. These look awesome, if I don’t win I think I’ll be grabbing one of those Medium Charcoal towels fairly soon.

  7. Medium charcoal would be great! Perfect with my black mat.

  8. red medium would be fantastic!

  9. These look amazing! I’m keeping my fingers crossed for a medium in grey!

  10. I love the sky blue, small! Pockets are such a great idea! I hate a scrunched up towel.

  11. I would do the medium in purple.

  12. medium purple… it’s popular for a reason. :-)

  13. I’ve always wanted a yoga towel! I would love the medium purple! ~Namaste

  14. Love your blog and follow it on my Feedly! I just purchased a yoga mat and bag for my daughter for Christmas since she has worn through her current mat. The towel would be the perfect accessory. Any color or size, but I did look on the site and a small charcoal would be great too!

  15. I like the medium charcoal. I’d love to see a kelly green one day :)

  16. Love the look of the towels. The grey medium is cool !

  17. These towels look so great, I’d love a black medium if possible! :-D

  18. Oooohhh, I’d love the coral medium. I’d love to see more shades of green.

  19. What an awesome giveaway!

    A medium purple would be a great Christmas gift. *hint hint*

  20. Rebecca Mercurio says:

    I’ve been eyeing these for some time!!! I love the Medium Coral! Beautiful!

  21. Medium Coral! So pretty! I’d love to see something in ORANGE!

  22. Love it!! Charcoal medium we be just fine for my birthday gift!! Namaste!

  23. Great giveaway! Coral and medium would be perfect!

  24. amazing. perfect towel for my bikram yoga practice. I would want a MEDIUM SKYBLUE towel …. would make my yoga practice even more awesome.

  25. Brooke Newell says:

    Medium coral and medium sky blue are my favs, great give away for the start of a new fitness year! It would be great to see tie dyed or polka dotted ones in the future!

  26. Kylie Falk says:

    The Coral is so great!

  27. Cathy Parlato says:

    What a beautiful yoga product! I can’t wait to try this towel, and I’d love the medium purple! Seeing some more deep blues and greens would be great additions to this color line.

  28. medium sky blue!

  29. Katrice Halliday says:

    Ooh! Such a helpful review! I have yet to try out a yoga towel for fear of out sliding all over the place in vinyasa flow. Small aqua.

  30. I am in the market for a new towel! I like the charcoal, in medium.

  31. Allison Kroll says:

    Medium, Blue please :) I’ve been looking for this mat all my life!

  32. Katie Graham says:

    I like the charcoal and the red medium towels! So Neat!

  33. Cammie Presler says:

    I would love a medium purple in medium. I always wanted to try these!

  34. Kathy Nash says:

    I have been reading a lot about these towels lately. I’ve been slipping on my mat and I’m hoping this towel will help. Namaste

  35. Medium, charcoal. Unless you come up with a lovely new green one.

  36. natasharenee07 says:

    Coral, medium :)

  37. I love the medium Ruby! If they wanted to add a hot pink or magenta some day, I would totally get that too!

  38. Medium Aqua!

  39. Medium charcoal – so lovely!

  40. medium, purple.

  41. This is great! I love the charcoal in Medium.

  42. Charcoal in medium baby!!!

  43. Medium charcoal!!

  44. Love this brand’s name! I would pick a medium purple towel :)

  45. The medium sky blue is quite pretty. Would love to see some pastels :) namaste!

  46. I too am a sweaty beast :p always trying to find a way to prevent slipping. Love the charcoal medium.

  47. A medium charcoal towel would be fantastic!

  48. Great giveaway. Small purple would be nice!

  49. What an awesome giveaway, definitely medium purple for me :)

  50. Great giveaway! The medium charcoal would be great to use with my black mat.

  51. lani barna says:

    Would love to try the NamaSTAY towel in blue, medium. Thank you!

  52. Rebekah Anne says:

    The medium charcoal towel is my favorite! Sounds like a great brand!

  53. Medium Coral. Can’t wait to try it, I’ve been through a number of mats and towels because of this issue!

  54. This is amazing! Coolest idea :-) Red small would be perfect!

  55. This look sooo plush! I would love a medium aqua/sky blue NamaSTAY towel for my daily yoga practice…can’t wait to try ;) Santa’s request…

  56. I would be so happy to have a medium NamaSTAY towel in Charcoal.

  57. Aqua small! Such a great idea!

  58. I would love a charcoal medium, didn’t think to ask for one :(

  59. Purple Small! Thanks for the chance!

  60. LOVE THE CORAL, MEDIUM ;)
    WOULD LOVE TO SEE LAVENDER IN THE FUTURE ;)
    NAMASTAY ;)

  61. I’m crushing on a medium purple

  62. The Sky Blue (small) would give my rubber mat a softer side. Thanks, so much!

  63. the medium purple looks perfect!

  64. I like the charcoal medium a lot :) I’ve never been to a heated class before this would be the perfect inspiration to finally get there, help a girl out!
    A lighter purple color would be a nice additon and match my mat :)

  65. Awesome contest! Ruby-medium….would love to see some multi colored towels like a tie dye.

  66. How fun! I would love a medium sky blue.

  67. Kelly McDonnell says:

    Pink!

  68. ooooh love it! Purple, medium. These are fabulous! Thank you!

  69. I love this! And sweat so much that it’s definitely time I get a yoga towel! I’d want a medium purple. Suggestion for a color: seafoam green. It’s such a soothing color.

  70. Medium – Sky Blue

  71. Rose Piatt says:

    namaSTAY medium in charcoal would be awesome! Would be cool to see an orange someday!

  72. medium sky blue!

  73. I like the medium Coral! :D <3 #ILoveHotYoga

  74. What a lovely opportunity! I would like the medium charcoal please!

  75. Purple is my color, med my size, would love to try.

  76. I’d love a medium charcoal towel. What a great giveaway!

  77. What a great towel! I’d like coral in medium but id love to see a nice green color … Thanks!

  78. I definitely needed this last night in my hot flow class! Slipping and sliding all over the place! I could get used to a (small, charcoal) NamaSTAY towel in my life!

  79. Looks like a great towel! I’d love the medium in blue.

  80. Looks nice, I’d love a small charcoal towel. Thanks

  81. The purple medium towel looks really great to take along to my regular bikram class!

  82. Those are such nice towels. An Aqua medium would be great.

    Happy Holidays!

  83. This is EXACTLY what I need! Charcoal Medium would be amazing!

  84. Medium, go blue

  85. medium purple! I always get slip-n-slide mat syndrome

  86. I would like the medium purple please.

  87. A blue medium towel would be great. I also followed on Facebook :)

  88. Wow these towels are beautiful! I would be extremely grateful for the small aqua towel; it would definitely be a major step up from the go-to beach towels I’ve been relying on. Namaste

  89. I would love to try the medium purple mat towel. I have always had trouble with sweating too much and slipping on my mat. This looks like it might help!

  90. I like the small purple!

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  91. Charcoal in medium looks awesome!:)

  92. Congratulations to Melissa for her random stroke of Christmas luck! I’m positive she will enjoy her new purple NamaSTAY Yoga Towel. Thanks to everyone for your great comments and being part of the Daily Cup of Yoga community!!

  93. Really great information on this Website Thank you!:)

  94. Congrats to the winner! Will have to buy one for myself!
    Love the site by the way! =)

  95. I sweat a great deal so the yoga towel would be perfect for me. I’m quite new to yoga and greatly appreciate the tips. Thanks!

  96. amazing! Light blue medium

  97. medium blue please

  98. Nikki Pareja says:

    Oh man. I just started my yoga practice two months ago, and I’m already loving the increase in flexibility in my hips and thighs. Even my puny arms are getting stronger! After watching the instructor though, I realize that my six foot frame cannot execute the proper postures on a smaller mat. I have a small blue Gaiam towel and love it, but it does just what you said — it bunches and scrunches and shifts. I really like the medium aqua namastay towel, and would love to see a large sized towel in the same color and design! I wonder what I could do if I could stretch out my poses a little more. I’ll have to invest in a large mat and towel to find out!

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