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Yoga Towel vs Yoga Rug. Why For Ashtanga Yoga You Need Both (Updated 2018)

Learning through experience. There really is no other way. As I waited in the lobby of KPJAYI waiting to practice for my first time I read the sign.  "All students must have 1 cotton mat and 1 cotton towel. " Ok the rug I had. I had it for years. But the towel? What was that for? Aren't they the same thing? I'd already been practicing 9 or 10 years but the differentiation wasn't clear to me. Then not until Feb 21st 2017 did I understand the Microfiber difference. I had to write this post to clear up some of the confusion for visitors that come to this site when it comes to Yoga Towels, Yoga Rugs and the Microfiber Yoga Towels. Since...

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How Yoga Towels & Pants Are Causing Microfiber Pollution. (Plus 5 Steps You Can Take Right Now To Lessen The Impact)

Oxymoron - a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction eg. Ecofriendly Microfiber [insert yoga product here] I would guess that not many yoga practitioners in the world would spend their time Googling Yoga Towels to see what comes up in the search results. I'm guessing there are even fewer Ashtanga practitioners that also sell Organic yoga rugs that would be doing the same thing. In fact there is a really good chance I'm the only one who would care about such a thing and then be looking into it which is why I'm the only one (I think?) who noticed one very interesting fact. There is actually no such thing as an Organic Microfiber Yoga Towel.  I...

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