YOGA MATS- HOW DO YOU CHOOSE?

A short article highlighting the three most important things to think about when buying a yoga mat. Ow! …… you’re supposed to be serene but, your ankles are digging into the floor, your knees are killing you and your yoga mat stinks. Why did you bother! But, don’t give up on the asanas yet, just… Read More »

SHOULD I JUST BUY A CHEAP MAT FOR YOGA?

If you want to buy a discount yoga mat make sure it’s a discount eco yoga mat and not a cheap pvc yoga mat Everyone I know started practising yoga with a standard discount sticky yoga mat.  Dirt cheap and easily available you can understand why they are the default choice but, if you care… Read More »

THE SHAKTI ACUPRESSURE MAT

If you’re looking for something different in a yoga mat then the shakti mat is definitely that …… no pain, no gain? What’s it all about? The shakti mat is a soft padded organic cotton mat covered in plastic spikes.  Over 6000 of them!  It comes in either orange or green and was designed by… Read More »

WHAT ARE YOGA MATS MADE OF?

You might be surprised to know what goes into yoga mats  – yoga might not be as healthy as you think. Apparently, yogis used to sit on tiger skins, as a representation of the domination of the ego. Not a choice many of us would make today but, what are the alternatives and are they… Read More »

FIVE OF THE BEST ECO YOGA MATS

A short article giving you some pointers to buying the best eco mat for yoga. Here are six of the best eco friendly mats for yoga that won’t damage your health or cost the earth! BEAN PRODUCTS Bean Products Inc has been proudly manufacturing eco friendly yoga mats in the USA since 1987. Based in… Read More »