Quality Yoga Mats for All

Quality Yoga Mats for All

Quality Yoga Mats – Why You Need a Rubber Yoga Mat When PAYoga Forward started we faced a choice: find a common foam yoga mat and sell it to beginners, or find a more expensive eco-friendly yoga mat and sell it to more advanced students. Then we realized, why...
Yoga at Home – the Surprising Numbers of the Yoga Industry

Yoga at Home – the Surprising Numbers of the Yoga Industry

Yoga Journal published a report in 2015 detailing some of the more surprising statistics about the yoga industry. Although it is widely known that yoga is a HUGE growing industry in the United States, both in the amount of people practicing yoga and the amount they...
Yoga Basics

Yoga Basics

At PAYoga Forward we believe in spreading the power of yoga. Through making yoga mats and yoga towels more accessible, to contributing to charitable causes, we like to pay yoga forward. We believe that part of the reason people don’t practice yoga, and therefore...
Why You Should Buy a Yoga Mat (In General)

Why You Should Buy a Yoga Mat (In General)

The Advantages of Buying a Yoga Mat The option is posed to every yoga student, whether they are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced yogi – should I buy a premium yoga mat, continue renting, or continue using my beginners foam yoga mat? Yoga mats come in all...
How to Find a Yoga Studio Near You

How to Find a Yoga Studio Near You

Finding a Yoga Studio Yoga has grown in popularity exponentially since it came to the United States in the 1980’s, and most notably within the last 10 years. According to Yoga Journal, as of 2012 over 20 million people practice yoga in the United States alone....
Getting to Know Yoga Equipment

Getting to Know Yoga Equipment

Yoga mats, yoga straps, yoga blocks “Grab a strap and a block or two if you haven’t already!” This is a phrase you will hear often at the beginning of a yoga class. For beginners it can be confusing and intimidating getting to know yoga equipment....
How Yoga Helped with Shoulder Injury

How Yoga Helped with Shoulder Injury

Yoga and Sports Injury Rehabilitation My story is not a unique one. There are thousands of people who have experienced great emotional, mental, and physical benefits from participating in yoga regularly. For me, yoga greatly helped me in all of these ways. I want to...
Yoga for Beginners: What to Expect at a Yoga Studio

Yoga for Beginners: What to Expect at a Yoga Studio

Beginner Yoga: What to expect at yoga studios I remember the first time I went to a yoga studio. It was a bit intimidating especially since I was one of the only males in the studio. But why was it so scary to go to a place where everyone was welcoming and happy to...
An Introduction to Yoga

An Introduction to Yoga

What is Yoga? This is the first post in a continuous series, aimed to educate yogis and people who may not fully understand yoga practice. The intention of these posts is simple, make people more comfortable with the concepts of yoga practice, and therefore more...