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Northern Star - Yoga Pad

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€45,00

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This yoga pad is favored by inversions aficionados! Vibrant red and fuschia hues intensify your energy and strength, pumping you up for an intense practice! Blues all around help your harness your power and focus your mind to the center. The triangles of your yoga pad provide a guide for consistently placing your hands and arms for headstands and scorpio practice, and the line of the horizon, between icy mountains and the sea provides perfect alignment for handstands. So time to see the world upside down!
- Size: 35cm x 60cm
- Weight: 0,340 kg
- Thickness: 5,2 mm
- Certified: STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX
- Material: Medical grade PVC, free of phthalates, heavy metals, AZO, DOP and latex
- Made in Germany, designed and printed in Athens

Did you know?
Your mat is OEKO-TEX ® certified! This confirms Aladastra's commitment to a sustainable nontoxic production. The inks used in their printing are plant based and water-miscible, as a result discoloration will occur with use.With the passing of time your unique mark will become visible on the mat, reminding you of the sweaty hours dedicated to your practice. Please remember the grade of PVC used by Aladastra can be recycled up to 8 times so when the time comes to dispose think green.

 

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ALA D ASTRA
ALA D ASTRA - Philosophy & Bio Aladastra [Ala-d- Astra ] : translation: “pathway of stars”, composed by the words ala and astra. The word Ala has wonderful meanings in different cultures, in architecture though it signifies the small rectangular space before entering the altar of a temple. D’astra translates ‘of stars’ springing from ...

ALA D ASTRA - Philosophy & Bio

Aladastra [Ala-d- Astra ] : translation: “pathway of stars”, composed by the words ala and astra.

The word Ala has wonderful meanings in different cultures, in architecture though it signifies the small rectangular space before entering the altar of a temple.

D’astra translates ‘of stars’ springing from the ancient Greek word for star , Aster .

Just as yoga prepares you to enter the cosmic realm, your mat is your personal altar, a small celestial corridor on which you train your body and cleanse your mind and soul to enter peacefully a higher state of being.

The artworks on the mats have a threefold purpose. The first layer is the color palette. All colors have special powers and when combined can assist in the fine tuning of emotions. The second layer is the alignments. Patterns and lines that help you create mental notes on the placement of your limbs during Asanas. Through practice you will start placing yourself without having to double check your positioning, removing therefore an extra layer of control enabling you thus to let go, and in time become fluid. The third layer is comprised by their imagery and symbols. Although in total a beautiful composition is the end result every drawing on you mat has a different purpose, either an animal whose strong traits are accentuated, either a talisman that for centuries across cultures has been used for enlightenment, good luck and transmittance of positivity.

Ps: They have a surprise for you… everything about their mat is revealed in the small manual accompanying it… so go on discover the story of your mat layer by layer!

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