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Building a Restorative Yoga Practice at Home

Building a Restorative Yoga Practice at Home

Love My Mat customer, Sarah Rogers, shares her experience using our products to help her develop and expand her personal yoga practice. "I share all this because my practice evolved so much in 2019, and it’s this evolution that led me to Love My Mat. My yoga journey began with a mostly asana based practice. I liked the physical challenge and how it forced me to be present in my body and I used it to shut down my overthinking mind. However, as time passed, I found myself needing to hone more of the quieter practices of yoga and I...

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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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Planting Seeds in Spring

Planting Seeds in Spring

With spring in the air, it’s time to turn thoughts and actions towards planting seeds of change and looking at ways we can declutter the mind and the body to make room for growth.  If you are an avid gardener, you understand the importance of pulling weeds; their growth can become rapid, overtaking small spaces with such ferocity that it can create imbalance.  Weeds can be suffocating, toxic and stifle the seedlings from reaching light.  Weeds do not intend to do this, they just grow with such desire and intensity that before long, other plants have no space to shine...

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