Manduka guarantees the Manduka PRO™, PROlite® and PRO Travel yoga mats to last the lifetime of the mat, if used and cared for properly. Since the PRO Squared is a multi-purpose mat, it is not included under the Lifetime Guarantee. The lifetime of the mat is approximately 10 years of regular use when loved and cared for. Should a PRO™ mat wear out past its useful life from regular use under normal conditions, we will replace the product. Cosmetic wear or damage resulting from improper handling or care, post-purchase modifications, alterations, negligence, and use for a purpose other than for which it was designed, are not covered by the Manduka Guarantee. Also, please keep in mind all warranties and lifetime guarantees are voided if any products are purchased from unauthorized resellers on Amazon other than Manduka Yoga or Amazon.com. We are also unable to provide warranties for any items purchased through eBay.
Criteria Covered Under the Lifetime Guarantee:
- Wear to the top surface of the yoga mat from regular use that impacts its performance.
Pictures below display PRO-mats where regular hand/feet placement of the yogi has caused the surface to wear out beyond the mats useful life.
Criteria Not Covered Under the Lifetime Guarantee:
- Cosmetic wear to the surface that does not affect the performance of the mat
- Uneven color patterns, stains, or discoloration at time of purchase or from use
- Creases and folds from improper handling and/or storing. It is best to lay the mat flat or keep it rolled up.
- Damage from excessive amounts of water or other liquids i.e. submerging the mat under water
- Improper cleaning with anything other than Manduka Mat Wash or water
- Damage from a washing machine, vacuum cleaner, etc.
- Damage from use other than yoga or similar fitness activities
- Damage from outside elements or factors
- Slipping on the mat
- Bad odor due to usage and lack of cleaning
- Mats purchased before September 1, 2008
- Mats marked as "Irregular" at time of purchase
- The PRO Squared is not covered by the Lifetime Guarantee
- Almost Perfect PRO Series mats are not covered by the Lifetime Guarantee
- MATS USED BY STUDIOS FOR IN-STUDIO EQUIPMENT USE ARE NOT COVERED BY THE LIFETIME GUARANTEE.
Pictures below display PRO-mats with minor signs of wear which does not affect the performance of the mat and which is not covered by the Lifetime Guarantee. These mats have many years still left in them. When they resemble the above pictures they will covered by the Lifetime Guarantee.
If you would like to request a replacement mat, please contact us via the contact information listed here and include your receipt or proof of purchase and an image of your mat. Proof of purchase is required for all Lifetime Guarantee replacements. Manduka will review the submission, determine if the PRO™ Series mat falls under our Lifetime Guarantee criteria, and provide further instruction. You will receive a response to your inquiry within two business days.
For more information on returns and exchanges unrelated to the PRO™ Series warranty, please visit our FAQ page.