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Love My Mat Holiday Gift Guide

Love My Mat Holiday Gift Guide

Share your passion for all things yoga, meditation & sustainable living with your loved ones this season. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for how to share our props and products with the non-yogis in your life.

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Love the Love My Mat Long & Lean Bolster

Our bolsters were born from a need I found while teaching Yoga based rehab at a physiotherapy clinic for a couple years. The majority of my clients had tight chests and weak upper backs, so we were often resting in Supported Fish (see photo at right) or deeper heart openers over a bolster. Many of the clients weren't able to fully open their chests because the 10" width of a standard bolster was too wide. They weren't able to roll their shoulders back and open, which often resulted in gripping, instead of relaxing. You can see in the photo to the right, that the width...

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Extra Large Yoga Tote Bags

I'd like to introduce you to our awesome Yoga Tote Bag and the reason I designed it.  I was tired of taking two bags to the yoga studio and the gym. One bag for my mat and one for everything else. Plus I was carrying my purse - now that was THREE bags I had to carry with me. I felt like a bag lady.So my mom and I worked together to figure out how large we could make a bag without it being way too big. We ended up with a bag that is 28" wide by 18" deep. It's wide enough...

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How Love My Mat Was Born & The Yoga Practice Strap

How Love My Mat Was Born & The Yoga Practice Strap

I originally started Love My Mat in 2009 with one product - Love My Mat 100% Organic  Yoga Mat Cleaner. In 2010 I rented a small 5' x 10' booth space at the Toronto Yoga Show to sell my mat cleaner, but I knew I needed something more to sell. That's when I approached my mom and asked her to be my business partner.My mom has been sewing since she was 11 years old and has made everything from Halloween costumes to wedding dresses and baby blankets to mascot suits. I wanted to make a simple yoga mat bag to sell at the Yoga...

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