The Email From Yoga Teacher Raj Patra That Made Me Smile! : )
"The Gecko towel is sticky right from the start and remains equally sticky whether dry or wet!"Once in
Thanks Raj! : )
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I have been teaching yoga for the last 12 years and started practicing since I was about seven years old in India. Over the past
A month ago, I got a hold of the
The Gecko packaging gives you a sense of sophistication and environmental awareness, and the pouch bag is very handy in putting your wet towel in.
Pros & Cons:
Both sides of the Gecko Touch can be used, as opposed to only one side of the Yogi Toes towel. The fabric of Gecko Touch is more soft and substantial, and the weaving feels tighter (almost velvety). It is also much more sticky, very noticeably so when the towel is dry. I see students pour water on Yogi Toes to make it ‘sticky’ on
As I started sweating profusely on the towel, it was completely absorbed, as one would expect. In fact, as I am writing this review, I am at the airport on my way to Cabo, Mexico, and I packed only my Gecko to use as the “lightest yoga mat on earth”. It is really that sticky, and absorbent. As someone who travels for yoga, this is a big deal.
Washing is no different than any other towel. I dried in a dryer, as well as hang dried it an both work great. Gecko also fits a Manduka Eco and EcoLite mat dimensions perfectly, whereas Yogi toes
Value for the money:
The Gecko Touch is about $10 more expensive than Yogi Toes. I believe that it is worth the extra. I will definitely purchase another Gecko towel. While it is easy to get used to the existing products, the thought, design, and material that has gone into creating Gecko
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