Design Highlight: The Earth Laughs in Flowers

This week’s Design Highlight is my very own The Earth Laughs in Flowers yoga mat, whose title was taken from the poem Hamatreya by Ralph Waldo Emerson. The poem itself is…well, it’s a bit dark, being as it is about his Concord, New Hampshire neighbors who boast about their ownership of their beautiful farmland: …Earth laughs in flowers, to see her boastful boys Earth-proud, proud of the earth which is not theirs; Who steer the plough, but cannot steer their feet Clear of the grave… Like I said: dark. Nevertheless, I thought it was a beautiful title for this riotous...

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We Love Debbie Beauchene!

This is the sixth in our ongoing series celebrating our happy customers. This week we’re highlighting Debbie Beauchene, who’s both a yogi AND a Ragnar Relay runner AND she’s the first to own one of our new Ragnar mats! (In this case, the super-fun Ragnar I Can. I Will. End of Story. mat!) She’s also a personal friend of mine from my university days, and for the past three years has held the position of Volunteer Coordinator for the Ragnar Relay Series. When she first heard about our growing Big Raven Yoga mat business, she approached us to see whether...

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We Do Custom Work!

Hey, everyone — join me as I talk a bit about our ability to make customized and personalized yoga mats for studios and individuals! 

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Say Hello to These Designs! (May 2019)

We’ve just revealed our May 2019 collection, which includes 4 new designs: Early Morning Lullaby, Daydream, Rose Gold Pathway, and Moonchild, You Shine. Join me as I showcase these new designs using our paper test prints. If you’re the first to order any of these new designs, you get to have #1 of 500 editions!

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Indecisiveness is Contagious

Typically, I’m a really fast decision maker. Like, lightning fast. I usually operate with intuition as my driver. There is something inside me that just knows what I should do. What to get the kids for their birthdays? Athletic Apparel. Boom. Done. What to design next for Big Raven Yoga? Bacon Mats. Yep. Got it. Who am I going to vote for for President? I live in a blue-state world. Bam. Nailed it. Now, before I continue bragging about my mad decision-making skillz, let me just share that there are two significant weaknesses in my super power: 1. Where to...

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