Since moving back to Australia, my yoga practice has really upped its game. I quickly expired the fitness mat that I was using for my yoga practice. I had to find a replacement and I wanted my next mat to be long lasting, ethical and sustainable.
The search had begun. I wanted a yoga mat that would be durable, ethical and sustainable. Surprisingly, I came across quite a few mats that claimed to be eco-friendly when in fact they still contained toxins or released environmentally hazardous chemicals during manufacture. While they were definitely more eco-friendly than my current spongy mess of a mat, they weren’t quite as environmentally conscious as I was looking for.
I had found a yoga mat made 100% from ecologically farmed, organic material and that is biodegradable, durable and sustainable. The core values of Live Whole Yoga are held within every molecule of this natural tree rubber and coconut coir fibre yoga mat. More than this, Live Whole Yoga buys back acres of land for conservation with a portion of profits from every sale going to the Rainforest Trust . And eventually one day, many many many years down the road, I will say farewell to my coconut yoga mat by planting it back in the earth. And that, my friends, is the great circle of life.
I’m so excited I pre-ordered this coconut yoga mat which is available in both Australia and the UK. Yes, one of my favourite London yoga studios is a stockist! The 4th week of March cannot come soon enough.
I’m SO on board with these ethos
Do I want to support a company whose vision it is to create a sustainable future and be the change we wish to see in the world? Heck yes! In every thought I have, every word I speak and action I take, it is my hope to contribute to the world in a positive way. We may not see all of the changes we wish to see in the world in our lifetime but we have an opportunity to create the shift, to be the catalyst, to influence the next generation. I want to stand behind the people and brands that share this vision of a better future for everyone.
Live Whole Yoga agree that by making conscious purchases we will be the generation to create a global movement of sustainability which will insure the protection of Mother Earth for generations to come.
– Live Whole Yoga