22 Jul '11, 8pm

Wanderlust Vermont: Rain, Sticky Jade Yoga Mats, and Asanas for ...: Elena Brower's 8am class explores the loops...

Wanderlust Vermont: Rain, Sticky Jade Yoga Mats, and Asanas for ...: Elena Brower's 8am class explores the loops...

Elena Brower’s 8am class explores the loops of Anusara. Via Flickr user brad.coy . Jade yoga mats have surpassed most brands as the eco-mat to beat, and there is good reason. The origin story of the Jade mat tells of B.K.S. Iyengar instructing a class when he began to slip on an oriental rug. A pupil removed the rug, leaving the rug pad behind. Jade Industries had been making non-slip, natural rubber rug pads since the 70′s and after being approached by a yogi to produce sticky mats for yoga, they started applying their knowledge so that yoga practitioners could engage in their asana practices slip-free. There are some simple facts about Jade mats that either draw or deter, depending on yogi’s choice. -They are uber sticky. The mats have been known to pick up lint due to stickage power. However, if you are looking for a solid foundation with grip, this is it. -The mats sme...

Full article: http://eco-chick.com/2011/07/8464/wanderlust-vermont-rain...

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