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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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Yoga Mat Reviews - Feedback is a gift!

Yoga Mat Reviews - Feedback is a gift!

Hear what yoga teachers are saying about just how grippy our mats really are. We love to get feedback from our clients and we are especially thankful to receive feedback from yoga teachers who have tried out many different mats. Here are some kind words that we have received from yoga…

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Practice makes the master

Practice makes the master

Practice makes the master. 80% of success is showing up and consistency compounds. If yoga is your main practise then these are certainly principles to keep in mind as you walk into your next yoga class.We are blessed to have yoga teachers up and down the country that love the…

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CorkYogis Now at Yotopia, Covent Garden!

CorkYogis Now at Yotopia, Covent Garden!

CorkYogis was developed from the idea that great technical performance can be combined with sustainability. Cork is one of the few materials in the world that grips better when wet, ideal for strong dynamic yoga. And cork is highly sustainable (having a negative carbon footprint) and naturally anti-microbial. It dries…

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CorkYogis Products Featured In IVF Babble

CorkYogis Products Featured In IVF Babble

Self care guide to surviving IVF. We are excited to be a featured product with IVF babble this month and our very own Clare Melford, Owner of CorkYogis shares some experiential wisdom:IVF is one of the hardest things I have ever voluntarily put myself through.It is hard physically, psychologically,  and…

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Why We Love Cork

Why We Love Cork

What makes cork the very best material for your yoga mat.  Some pictures above from The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London, UK – The ‘cork tree’ Quercus suber.Why we use cork – Is it because of its natural beauty and ethical sustainability? Well yes… but that’s not all, there are…

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Sex Trafficking Survivor: Shelafi's Story

Sex Trafficking Survivor: Shelafi's Story

At CorkYogis we are incredibly proud to support the work of Destiny Reflection and the work they do to help young girls and women out of sex slavery and human trafficking here’s the story of Shefali…..KOLKATA, INDIA – Six years after 15-year-old Shefali (pseudonym) was rescued from a brothel in…

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CorkYogis joins LiveWell Directory for Eco-Friendly and Ethical Businesses

CorkYogis joins LiveWell Directory for Eco-Friendly and Ethical Businesses

CorkYogis joins the LiveWell Directory -a list of the best local, ethical and environmentally-friendly businesses.  The Indians have a saying that “it takes a village to raise a child”, and so it is with making real change in our world. It will take a huge number of diverse efforts to…

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Quotes To Inspire Us

Quotes To Inspire Us

February – always a hard month, in the words of the philosopher Hobbes, “nasty, brutish and short”. It’s dark, cold at least in the northern hemisphere, and it can be hard to motivate ourselves to get out of bed and onto the mat. It’s been especially hard for people in…

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Studios in Portugal, England and Finland Now Stock CorkYogis!

Studios in Portugal, England and Finland Now Stock CorkYogis!

We’ve had a great start in 2019 and we’ve had a new studio in Portugal, Sheffield and Finland stock our mats. Big shout out to Mudra, Soul Lab Estoril and SuperShe Island. At CorkYogis we love to show off our ethical cork yoga mats in as many places as possible.…

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