Detox Your Yoga Blocks

yoga Apr 08, 2017



Yoga blocks are often made of a foam that's made of petrochemicals. While there are benefits (they tend to be cheap and light), they are not great for our planet and our health.

Instead, healthier yoga blocks are made of 100% wood (like bamboo) or 100% cork, both of which can be more eco-friendly by using renewable and sustainable materials.


100% Wood  100% Cork


  • Great support 
  • May be heavy (new ones can be lighter because they have a hollow center)
  • Durable
  • Attractive
  • Environmentally friendly and sustainable (if properly sourced)



  • Uncomfortable for some



  • Durable
  • Comfortable
  • Provides extra grip/traction, especially on wooden floors
  • Environmentally friendly and sustainable (if properly sourced)
  • Absorb sweat


  • Can be slightly heavier than foam yoga blocks
  • Cheaper blocks may disintegrate over time

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