Tag - eco yoga

A good haul or a garbage patch?

I am about to embark on refining the model of Upward Dog, as a part of a business course that I am doing.  One aspect of this is to decide whether to stock apparel again.  If I do I stock clothes, I want them to be the most eco and ethical threads possible.  Recycled polyester activewear has become a prominent category in the yoga world, and is promoted as the eco yoga option. I have been wondering if recycled polyester...

Moving and relaxing with ALAS

We now stock some super comfy pieces from the Australian label, ALAS.  ALAS stands for All Light All Shadow, which points to their emphasis on beautifully designed basics that take you through the daily phases of waking, moving, and sleeping.  ALAS is transparent about the ethics and sustainability of their garments, so they know 'who made your clothes'.  These pieces are also free of toxic dyes, so that's good for the workers, you, and the good old planet.  In...

Manduka Eco Props

We have decided to cut straight to it and stock the best eco yoga props from the leading manufacturer, Manduka.  Our newest addition  is the Manduka Align Yoga Strap.  It works from the classic design by yoga teacher B.K.S Iyengar, and adds Manduka's own feature, a zinc alloy buckle, which ensures that the belt does not budge when it is done up.  This avoids the belt slipping when it is meant to be keeping you in alignment, such as when it is...

The fair market

As Chris wrote in the previous post, we now take payments through both zipPay and Afterpay lay-by systems.  We are loving the interest from people who found us through those sites and by searching for zipPay or Afterpay shops.  Welcome! I hope these methods do help make ethical products more accessible.  Sometimes a few payments lessen the impact on the the fortnightly budget, even if they are not for big amounts.  I have been using both methods with my own shopping....