The PROIRON Black exercise mat is soft and comfortable and is ideal to use for yoga Pilates or as an exercise/gym/fitness mat. It offers excellent cushioning and memory. The High Denisty NBR material is latex free and prevents absorption of sweat and microbes. Compared to other material exercise mat, it is better at heat resistance, thermal insulation and is also waterproof. It is suited for people of all ages. You can do DRY YOGA where your hands and feet are sweat free. The PROIRON premium Pilates mat is non-slip which makes it ideal for Yoga, Pilates, Physiotherapy ,etc. It also provides cushioning to make exercise more comfortable and safer. They also avoid damaging the floor and reduce noise for others in the house/building.