Yoga4Good’s hemp yoga mats are made from all natural from all-natural jute, hemp, and rubber and are silicone-free. What we also love about this brand is that they give back. A portion of each mat sale is given to Center for Community Solutions, a nonprofit in San Diego that provides services to those who’ve been impacted by sexual violence.
Suga Yoga makes premium high-quality mats in Encinitas using 100% recycled wetsuits ♻️ They’ve saved over 16,000 wetsuits from ending up in the landfill! They also allow their customers to return their used Suga mats back to them to be recycled, making this an incredible eco-friendly mat option.
Another alternative to the standard yoga mat are Lauryan Mats. These eco-friendly, self-sustaining cork mats offer better traction as their mats are made from both recycled cork and rubber! What we really love about this brand is that they also sell mats for kids, making this the perfect gift for your friends with little ones.
Bennd Yoga Mats & Accessories is a San Diego-based company that creates 100% ethically-sourced yoga mats with raw, ethically sourced, and natural materials. These gorgeous mats are hand-loomed by local Indian craftspeople. Bennd also honors Ayurvedic practices through their products and practices.
The YogiBoard is an innovative product (pre-sale) that allows you to have a yoga studio surface anywhere 🌎 It’s the world’s first portable yoga + meditation + breathwork + vibrasound + surface & chair! YogiBoard’s are pre-sale only, please contact @yogiboard directly for more information.
Blocks, Blankets & More
Many local studios offer a variety of yoga products and clothing for sale right in the studio. We want to highlight Yoga Arts. They carry many products from local, small businesses. They often carry handmade wooden blocks made by the husband of one of their yoga instructors!
You can also find colorful yoga blankets made by a small company in La Mesa, as well as handmade belts & bolsters from a small business not far from us in Los Angeles.
We highly recommend swinging by the Yoga Arts studio in Point Loma if you’re in the area. Check out their feed in the meantime.
For Your Mat
This Yoga Mat Bag by Muxu Creations is designed & sewn locally from reclaimed fabric. We love the addition of pockets to hold personal items like your keys and phone. There is limited availability so if you know exactly the person who would love this bag, be sure to grab it while you can!
Arawayuu is a San Diego-based business started by Maria Salazar with a very special mission. Not only do they sell gorgeous yoga mat straps
and other items like clutches, but these products are handcrafted in Colombia by women artisans from the Wayuu tribe. 10% of all sales support the Wayuu artisans.
Yoga4Good doesn’t just sell eco-friendy mats, they also have an all natural Mat Spray that is alcohol and chemical free. It’s multi-purpose as well – use it as a room spray and on your sheets!
Founded by Karoline Marques, ArtelieRio is a sustainable clothing brand of unique yoga wear designed in California and made in Brazil.
You can find their contemporary designs at local boutiques around San Diego such as Totem Triology and Yoga on State. Check out ArtelieRio on IG to learn more about their eco-friendly approach and where you can find them!
The story of PIYOGA Pants began in Bali, and founder Larissa brought it to life after returning to San Diego with a mission to create a conscious brand that celebrates body positivity and gives back. The styles reflect a design inspired by yoga and movement. And 10% of profits are donated to sea turtle conservation efforts and sustainable practices.
Mika Swim & Yoga Wear is a San Diego based slow fashion brand that focuses on sustainability, ethical trade, and affordability. You can find their apparel online or in local boutiques. They offer swimwear as well as active wear for yoga. They also uplift local teachers through their Teacher Appreciation Program.
Boutiques & Markets
Many San Diegans are familiar with the popular yoga studio & café Trilogy in La Jolla, but did you know they also have a boutique? Totem Boutique carries a wide variety of yoga & wellness products, many of them local. Grab a smoothie and shop away at this dreamy rooftop boutique.
Sojourn Healing Collective in Golden Hill has a variety of locally sourced and made products from earrings, candles, essential oil sprays, clothing, and more! Sojourn hosts seasonal markets for healers and makers to gather and offer their products and services. Their next market is on December 10th! Check out their schedule for more information.
Pier to Point Yoga & Wellness in Point Loma/Ocean Beach hosts their Sacred Spirit Healers Market every 2nd Friday of the month. Entry is free and it’s a great chance to explore the offerings of local healers, makers, and sellers and build community.
Peace and Om is a “yoga-friendly” hippie boutique, as owner Kelly calls it! Shop their trendy yet quality clothing around local farmers markets as well as their brick and mortar shop in PB and at local yoga studios. This brand has a true lifestyle feel so you’re bound to find the perfect gift for your fellow yogis, or yourself 🙂
Vinya is the first-ever yoga studio and wine bar in-one community space; it’s also a retail boutique featuring local artists and artisans, along with all the yoga essentials. You can pick up gift cards valid for the yoga studio, the restaurant, or retail. Be sure to check out their event calendar as well!