Product Review / Yoga Stuff

Soul Flower’s Eco-Friendly Yoga Clothing: The Real Deal

With the world of yoga attire and accessories increasingly commercialized, it’s always a treat to come across a company holding true to its eco-friendly and ethical standards. So when I first tried on my Soul Flower tank and pants, I was elated to see the proudly-displayed inner tag reading: MADE IN CALIFORNIA. Post-consumer Recycled Plastic. … Continue reading

February Giveaway: Polar Bottle
Yoga Stuff

February Giveaway: Polar Bottle

This month on Om Shanti: A Yoga Blog, we’re giving away the Ergo Insulated Water Bottle from Polar Bottle, a Colorado-based company that makes BPA- and Phthalate-free bottles. This particular bottle is especially well-suited for practitioners of hot yoga, Ashtanga, and vinyasa flow. If you practice one of these styles of yoga, sweating profusely is just part of the process. … Continue reading

Yoga Product Review: Visvamitrasana: Vol. 1 of the Sage Series
Self-Practice Journal / Yoga Stuff

Yoga Product Review: Visvamitrasana: Vol. 1 of the Sage Series

In yesterday’s post, “Self Practice vs. Home Practice,” I mentioned some of the helpful tools I use to get myself to practice at home, especially when I don’t feel up to self-directing my own practice. I’ve tried a wide range of yoga DVDs, podcasts, and some guided audio classes. Most are pretty forgettable, so when … Continue reading