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Your Yoga Mat Could Be Making You Sick

It's a scary thought - could your daily practice actually be detrimental to your health and wellbeing? Most yoga mats are made from hazardous materials and can easily become a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. While some of the newer mats come with anti-bacterial coatings, cork is naturally antimicrobial and odour resistant which makes it an excellent material for a yoga mat.

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Copper Water Bottle Care and Cleaning Tips

A copper water bottle will naturally develop a beautiful patina as a result of the copper undergoing oxidation. This will not detract from any of the numerous benefits of drinking water from a copper bottle. This patina can also easily be removed. In this blog post, we feature some useful cleaning tips to keep your copper water bottle in tip top condition. If properly cared for, a good quality copper water bottle can easily last several generations.

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Bamboo Toothbrush Care & Disposal

Over one billion plastic toothbrushes are thrown away every year in the United States alone, creating 50 million pounds of waste annually. Making the switch from a plastic toothbrush to a bamboo toothbrush is one of the easiest ways to reduce our environmental footprint. Here are some useful tips to get the most out of your bamboo toothbrush and disposing of your toothbrush in an eco friendly manner.

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How to Use your Copper Neti Pot

The Copper Neti Pot naturally cleanses, refreshes and protects the nasal passages - one of our body’s first lines of defence against illness. Recommended today by doctors and pharmacists worldwide, the Neti Pot has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine to alleviate sinus and allergy problems. In this article we provide instructions on how to use your Copper Neti Pot as prescribed by Ayurveda and Yoga.

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On The Mat with Sheila Kennard

Based on our short conversation with Sheila Kennard from Studio Evolve we learned three important lessons - one, yoga is for every body; two, it is never too late to start on your yoga journey and; three, the importance of finding a teacher that is right for you.

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