Jade Updates

JadeYoga Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions and Mat Cleaning Instructions

To the Jade Community, As I am sure many of you are, we are doing what we can do in response to the coronavirus. Our top priority is to protect the health and safety of our team and customers.  We would like you to know the steps we have taken and how they may impact you. First, while we have had no employees diagnosed with COVID-19, we are having all employees follow CDC recommended hand washing protocols when handling our products and we are encouraging all employees who have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19 to stay home from work until they are feeling better.  Second, we have also expanded our sick leave policy to provide extended sick leave to anyone...

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06
Feb

Three Steps to Making Your Studio Carbon Neutral

It is hard to go a day without hearing about climate change, but there isn’t much discussion about what small businesses can do about it.  You will be surprised how easy it is to go carbon neutral and if enough small businesses do, we can make a difference.  Step One is to determine your studio’s carbon footprint.  While this can be a complicated question, for a quick estimate, check out the online carbon footprint calculator at www.coolcalifornia.org.  To fine tune this estimate, you can include: Studio Energy Use (gather your electric, gas and oil bills for one year) Student/employee transportation (survey employees and a sampling of students to determine: (a) how far they travel to get to studio; and (b)...

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24
Jan

Look What You Helped Us Do!

One of our core beliefs is that we want to leave the earth a better place than we found it, so we give back to the earth with every product that we sell. 2019 was a big year for our give back programs. Here are some of the highlights: 302,633 trees planted, bringing our total to 2,000,000! Our partnership with Trees for the Future began in 2006, since Jade mats come from trees, we decided to give back by planting a tree with every mat that we sell. Trees for the Future works to improve the livelihoods of impoverished farmers by revitalizing degraded lands. We lose trees at a rate of 50 soccer fields per minute as our food systems destroy our ecosystems. Most...

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15
Feb

Yoga For Beginners: 7 Tips For Starting Yoga For The First Time

Yoga For Beginners: 7 Tips For Starting Yoga For The First Time Thinking about trying yoga for the first time? Fear not. You are full of wonderful ideas, and starting yoga is a big one. That is, beginning a yoga practice is a wonderful idea. Truly. Not to be confused with some of your less-than-perfect decisions. The bangs you chopped into your hair in middle school, for example. (Don't worry. We've all been there.) But now, it's 2019. You are ready to live your best life, leaving drama and stress in the dust. Sayonara, self-doubt and sleepless nights! Yoga is a great place to start. Millions of people around the world have turned to yoga for happier, healthier, and more...

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20
Nov

How to Choose Your Yoga Mat

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JadeYoga's Mission

Jade is committed to making the world’s best performing, most environmentally friendly yoga products and giving back to the earth with every product sold.

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