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Keep up to date with all things yoga and find out how your eco-friendly CorkYogis' purchase helps empower survivors of human trafficking in India.
The Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

The Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

Rolling out your yoga mat for the first time can be daunting and a little intimidating. But regardless of your age, weight, religion, or fitness level, yoga is for everyone. To help you get started, we’ve created the ultimate beginner’s guide to yoga, explaining the key principles of yoga and…

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History of The Yoga Mat

History of The Yoga Mat

Do I need a yoga mat?  Despite yogis relying heavily on their trusty yoga mats, the question that has been floating around since yoga came to the west is… do we even need a mat!?The history of the yoga mat is a very important one. Ancient yoga, despite common belief,…

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How To Clean Your CorkYogis Cork Yoga Mat

How To Clean Your CorkYogis Cork Yoga Mat

Cleaning your yoga mat is easy when it's self-cleaning! How do you clean a CorkYogis cork yoga mat? We get asked this question so often and the first answer is no need to clean. Cork by its own nature is self-cleaning. Cork is naturally antimicrobial — it contains compounds called Phenolics…

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Naturally Anti-Bacterial and Self-Cleaning - Best Mats For Lockdown Yoga at Home

Naturally Anti-Bacterial and Self-Cleaning - Best Mats For Lockdown Yoga at Home

Our cork yoga mats are naturally antimicrobrial. Studies have shown that your average gym yoga mat can contain more germs and bacteria than a toilet seat! Our priority at CorkYogis is to keep yogis fit on their spiritual journey. Cork is organically antibacterial and antimicrobial so it provides the perfect clean…

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News From Our Charity Partner - Destiny Reflection in India

News From Our Charity Partner - Destiny Reflection in India

Several years ago, our charity partner Destiny Reflection Foundation to which we give 10% of all our profits, took part in a film production called Stolen Innocence. The film explores the issue of sex trafficking in South Asia and follows several organisations who help identify and support survivors. A few…

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What A Corker of a Review in the Daily Mail!

What A Corker of a Review in the Daily Mail!

Yet another great review for our non-slip eco-friendly yoga mats! Following on from our fantastic reviews in thisismoney.co.uk, The Independent and shortlist.com, CorkYogis high-performance sustainable yoga kit has been given yet another great review in the press! This time from the UK's Daily Mail in a review written by writer and…

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CorkYogis Review - Eco-Friendly AND Ethical with Proceeds Going To Charity

CorkYogis Review - Eco-Friendly AND Ethical with Proceeds Going To Charity

Every CorkYogis purchase helps empower women in India.  The average Briton will spend nearly £400 this Christmas – it is clearly a time of year in which many of us push the boat out and are generous to friends and family. It is also a period in which many may…

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CorkYogis in Give Better Campaign by PayPal

CorkYogis in Give Better Campaign by PayPal

CorkYogis give better! We are super grateful to be part of PayPal's Christmas -Give Better- Campaign this year. We are looking forward to sharing our cork yoga mats with more of you. This Christmas season, PayPal is celebrating small businesses that not only do good work but do good.CorkYogis was born…

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Best Yoga Mats for Beginner to Advanced - Don’t Just Take Our Word For It!

Best Yoga Mats for Beginner to Advanced - Don’t Just Take Our Word For It!

CorkYogis mats have been named some of the very best yoga mats on the market at the moment with eco-credentials to rival Manduka.As reported earlier this month The Independent reviewed our Premium Cork yoga mat and praised their warmth, comfort, excellent grip, as well as the fact that they are environmentally…

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The Best Sustainable Yoga Products - A Glowing Review in The Independent

The Best Sustainable Yoga Products - A Glowing Review in The Independent

CorkYogis were featured in a review of the 8 best yoga mats in The Independent (UK). The Independent gave a great review of 8 of the best yoga mats that are perfect for every pose. They really put the mats through their paces, with hours of home practice and classes. They…

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