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A Guide to Using Hand Weights & Sandbags

A Guide to Using Hand Weights & Sandbags

We love using weights to elevate our yoga practice but we understand that not everyone has had the opportunity to try them out or you may find them a little intimidating if you haven’t used them before. Don’t be afraid! In this post we will shed some light on how to integrate weights into your yoga practice. We think weights are great and we hope you will too! How to use Love My Mat 10lb Sandbags Sandbags are a great tool to integrate into your yoga practice. They are often used in Yin or Restorative Yoga practice. They enable your...

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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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