The ROUSETTUS® Visually Impaired Yoga Mat.

Our mat contains unique tactile features that enable blind, low vision, limited-sight,
and physically challenged users to practice yoga safely and confidently..

hand station, Top of mat

Orients the user forward on the mat. The top center triangle is in line with the raised center line
helping the user keep head and spine aligned during yoga postures.

UPPER FOOT STATIONS

Foot stations permit a user’s feet to face forward and be correctly aligned with one another, as well as
maintain hip-width distance during poses or stretching while one foot is forward and one foot is back.

Raised center line

Travels almost the entire length of the mat, dividing the left side from the right to improve orientation.

Side hand-station: LEFT

Raised finger-bar for the user’s middle finger, with a raised letter L beside and Braille beneath.
There is also a raised center triangle at the edge of the mat.

Side hand-station: RIGHT

Raised finger-bar for the user’s middle finger, with a raised letter R beside and Braille beneath.
There is also a raised center triangle at the edge of the mat.

RAISED LETTERING & BRAILLE

Detail shots of some of our mat’s unique tactile features — designed specifically
to help sight-challenged users stay oriented during yoga practice.

The ROUSETTUS® Visually Impaired Yoga Mat

Our mat enables blind, limited-sight, and physically challenged
users to practice yoga safely and confidently.

BAGS, CARRYING STRAP & INSTRUCTIONAL DVDs

Rousettus supports your yoga practice with
quality accessories and yoga training products.

About The Visually Impaired Yoga Mat

VIYM® is designed to enable those who are blind, partially blind, or who may face physical challenges, to practice yoga safely and confidently.

The mats can be used by young people and adults in physical education classes, rehabilitation facilities, community centers, homes or yoga studios.

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YOGA MAT & YOGA TRAINING TESTIMONIALS

Our customers rave about the VIYM® because it provides real benefits and tremendous freedom for yoga students of all ages and ability.

Watch Our Yoga Mat Demo Video

Yoga Mat Description

Watch and listen to Tracy as she describes the mat’s surface features.
Video length 3:16

MORE YOGA VIDEOS

Rousettus Visually Impaired Yoga Mat DemonstrationTriangle Pose
Video length 3:55

Rousettus Visually Impaired Yoga Mat DemonstrationHalf Locust
Video length 1:23

Rousettus Visually Impaired Yoga Mat DemonstrationKnee Down Spinal Twist
Video length 2:37

Rousettus Visually Impaired Yoga Mat DemonstrationRunner’s Stretch
Video length 1:27

Rousettus Visually Impaired Yoga Mat DemonstrationThread the Needle
Video length 1:35

Rousettus Visually Impaired Yoga Mat DemonstrationWarrior One
Video length 2:03

Visually Impaired Yoga Mat News

  • Rousettus at Kauai Marathon 2013!
    The Rousettus Yoga Mat will be at The Kauai Marathon 2013. We will be exhibiting on August 30th and 31st at the Grand Hyatt and participating in the Kauai Half Marathon race on September 1st.
  • Testimonial: Gordon Gund
    As a blind person, VIYM with the training video from Rousettus made yoga really work for me, giving me much better orientation and stability on the mat with different positions. I recommend it to people with visual impairments.
  • Testimonial: Cindy Rogers, Four Senses Yoga
    “I am in complete awe of Tracy & VIYM®. In working with VIYM® during the past few months, I have learned so much about the perception on ‘the mat’ of both sighted and vision-impaired students.”
  • Testimonial: Mary
    “I am a beginning yoga student with low vision and cataracts. The verbal instructions in the DVD series are clear and easy to follow whether you have no vision or low vision which enables me to move through the posture sequences with my eyes closed. I also really love the VIYM yoga mat. The quality ...
  • Rousettus at INPEX® (June 2011)
    The Rousettus® Visually Impaired Yoga Mat (VIYM®) will be at America’s Largest Invention Show INPEX® 2011, June 14-17, in Pittsburgh, PA.