We’re BOGO for Father’s Day – Buy One Mat, Get One Free!

We know Dad deserves only the best…

 

So get him a gift that will empower him to feel strong, flexible and mentally clear year round: aPlank Yoga Mat! There's nothing more life changing than a regular yoga practice, so encourage him to get on the mat, no matter what his age or fitness level.

Pick up a Plank Yoga Mat today for Dad, and for a limited time, GET ONE FREE for another important man in your life. PYM's are available in 3 bold designs that are sure to spice up and solidify his yoga practice.

Visit www.plankdesigns.com and use code DADBOGO14 at checkout for BOGO savings!

 

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Plank’s 30% Sale Extended through May 24th!

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Our 30% OFF #Sale on #Yoga Mats & Accessories is still going strong until May 24th!


Head on over to www.plankdesigns.com to pick up a little something special for yourself today – you deserve it! Use online code 2014MOM at checkout. 

Hooray! Save 30% Off Plank Yoga Mats & Accessories for Mother’s Day!

 

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We think that all Moms deserve a little something special this Mother's Day (Sunday, May 11th), don't you?

Plank is here to help, and for a limited time, we are offering 30% OFF all of our Yoga Mats & Accessories for Mother's Day!

If she's a wellness enthusiast looking to up her Yoga game this year (think stronger, firmer foundations and a heightened sense of body awareness on the mat) – get her a Plank Yoga Mat. They come in 3 beautiful designs that will make Mom ooh and ahhh.

If she's a fashionista always looking for the latest and greatest accessories, get her a trendy and functional Yoga Mat Carrier or a stunning Purse – perfect for all occasions!

To SAVE 30% OFF your order, just use code: 2014MOM at checkout in our online store at www.plankdesigns.com.

Last Day to Buy One Plank Mat & Get One Free!

Today is the LAST DAY of our BOGO #Sale

Visit www.plankdesigns.com to get TWO Plank #Yoga Mats for the price of one! Don't rely on your mat for grip, learn to build your own slip-free foundations with Plank Yoga Mats!

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Get to Know Plank Ambassador: Daniele Britt

P2This month, we'd like to introduce you to our newest Ambassador, Daniele Britt!

Daniele is the Retail Manager of Savannah Yoga Barre, is passionate about her Plank Yoga Mat,teaching BackCare Yoga, slowing down and practicing self love. For more on this amazing lady, read her interview with us below.

1) Thanks for reminding us about the importance of Self Love. Sometimes it is easier said than done. How do you make this concept achievable for yourself and your students?

 I can be pretty sensitive at times and take things to heart.  I’m a step-mom and I’ve learned a lot over the last few years that sometimes it has nothing to do with me when someone is acting a particular way.  Unfortunately, not everyone is going to love me (or even like me)-it’s impossible and I cannot do anything about that.  I used to want to people please and I would dig myself into more of a hole with a person who didn’t like me.  I would end up stumbling over my words, saying completely the wrong thing and making matters much worse.

I used to try to be the ‘perfect’ step-mom and I know that there’s no such thing.  I was all ego and thought, “Well, I’m not going to do so and so…” and within the hour I was acting/doing the same thing I’d promised myself I wouldn’t do.  I would cry and cry.  Beat myself up.  Beat everyone else up (or at least in my mind!).  It never worked.

So, I quit – cold turkey.  I learned that what I can do is to stop, watch and roll!  What that means is I can,  1. Check myself before I wreck myself  2. Watch myself if I’m about to spiral into a head-on misery fest 3. Roll with it.  It’s only life, after all!  And, do you know what?  Once in a while, people turn around and realize that hey, I’m not so bad after all and we may have just had a different view on things.

Now, I give myself some time. Time to read a magazine, time to just be me, time to practice yoga, time to buy the latest girlie make-up. Little things can change my attitude all around.  But, it starts with stopping.  Stopping the control of life, of people.  I find that’s Self Love. Not trying to make myself be someone I’m not.

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2) You are quite passionate about Yin and Restorative Yoga and your Yoga for Back Care classes. Why do you think these types of yoga should be an essential piece of everyone's practice?

Westerns are GREAT at moving, moving faster and faster.  Being still is much more difficult, I find.  To pause, be quiet (this is hard if you know me!), and to just Be takes much more discipline.  How many times do we skip Savasana when practicing at home?  I know I’m guilty.  Our minds jump from one thought to the next like monkeys swinging from tree-to-tree.  It takes patience to remain in stillness.

There are greater reasons too…to make lasting changes in our bodies we must connect with the source.  That is the bones.  We can only get to the bones via the connective tissue, or fascia.  By just addressing our muscles we miss out on this entire lineage of our body that is our deepest and fullest expression of creating change. 

And, BackCare, at least the way I teach it, is a fusion of the 13 years of teaching and 16 years as student of yoga.  I have created a system of exercise derived from physical therapy, Pilates, yoga and original sequences that I’ve tested on my own body.  I have a special place in my heart, uhm, Back, for people with back pain.  I herniated a disc 6 years ago after doing a series of dressage jumps riding English Saddle.  The horse got stung on the ear and decided to jump 4 in one go.  I didn’t fall off, but the impact of my spine was enough to do the damage. 

It was a life changer -A blessing in many ways.  It allowed me to create BrittYoga Therapy and my BackCare classes.

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3) You recently opened Savannah Yoga Barre. Why do you think Yoga and Barre workouts are a great compliment to one another and what makes your new space unique?

Firstly, I feel really honored to work with Lynne McSweeny, the owner and mastermind behind putting the two together.   And, secondly, the community of Savannah has really embraced what we are doing.  What other studios incorporate Power Yoga, BackCare, Yin and Barre? I really feel that Barre complements Yoga because you are getting some pretty good tests of your limits.  Our Barre teachers are amazing and many have a real dance background.  They really challenge your muscles to their point of exhaustion, yet not beyond.  And, our yoga teachers are brilliant too and, again, we’re so diverse!  Yoga can then help you to wring out your day.  I find myself still incorporating the yogic breath in Barre, so you can take the girl out the yoga but you can’t take the yoga out of the girl, ha, ha.


4) You are all about connection and love your Plank Yoga Mat because of it. How has your yoga practice evolved since you started using a PYM and what do you tell your students about it?

I find that since I’ve been using my Plank mat, there’s no cheating!  I love that I get feedback, such as, ‘Dani, you are really not using all four points of your feet.’ I can feel my mat telling me that!  I’ve been much more reliant on my own body connection rather than relying on the mat to sink into.  I get a stronger practice, even with a shorter practice with this awareness.  My balance has improved. 

I don’t just tell my students about Plank Yoga Mats. I take all of my Planks into the studio and let them use them.  I leave 2 in the back of the studio for people to try and I always keep one for myself.  I’ve noticed quite a following so the time has come with the February BOGO Sale to send them out to get their own, ha, ha.

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5) What exciting new ventures do you have planned for 2014?

Oh my goodness, so much!! Life is just so exciting and I wake up every day with such gratitude.  I am currently writing an accredited program for Continuing Ed for yoga teachers.  I am focusing on teaching my BrittYoga Therapy techniques and BackCare.  I’m pretty thrilled over this.

I am working with Doreen, designer & owner of Plank, on a very special workshop series that we will take across the nation teaching students grounding techniques and how to properly awaken their feet.  We are in talks to visit some pretty awesome places, but you’ll have to wait to hear the rest of that when I get the go ahead to reveal from Doreen! 😉

I am guest teaching at a festival out West in Sept.  Again, we’re in negotiations, so I shouldn’t say! But, I can tell you that I’ve created my newest Anahata Bhakti, the devotion of the heart, workshop to teach there!!!

And,  my dream of a lifetime is coming true…I am holding a Yoga Adventure Holiday to Galapagos Islands from Sept . 20th-27th & Sept. 27th-Oct. 4th.  It will be the journey of a lifetime.  We have boat tours planned & a trip to the highlands, snorkeling, diving and of course, BrittYoga!!!  We are staying on a 12-acre tortoise naturalist site with its’ own coffee plantation!!! And, only 10 yogis are going to each week, so guests will get a lot of one-on-one time and personalized instruction. For more details on Daniele's upcoming retreat, please visit: http://www.brittyogaholidays.com.

 

Share the love! Our BOGO Sale is BACK for Valentine’s Day!

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Looking for the perfect gift for your love this Valentine's Day?

Now through February 28th, when you buy your sweetie a Plank Yoga Mat you'll GET ONE FREE to keep for yourself! There's no better way to share your love for yoga while building strong connections, on and off the mat.

Use promo code LUVSELFBOGO in the discount box at checkout in our online store. Please note that you must click the "Apply" button in order for the discount to work. This offer can not be combined with any other promotion or voucher.

Visit www.plankdesigns.com to get shopping!

Plank Cyber Monday BOGO Sale – Buy One Mat, Get One Free!

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Our huge BOGO Sale on Plank Yoga Mats is BACK just in time for Cyber Monday!

Buy one Plank Yoga Mat and get a 2nd for FREE when you use code BOGO2013 at checkout in our online store: www.plankdesigns.comPlank Yoga Mats are as functional as they are fashionable and make a fabulous Holiday gift for yourself or any of your fitness minded friends and family.

At Plank, we genuinely care about people revisiting and reworking their foundations. We believe that our Yoga Mats are a training tool that help students to develop solid yoga foundations, create greater strength and better alignment, and also deepen and advance their practice.

Don't miss out on the mat that gives back to your practice at this special price – take advantage of our BOGO SALE now – supplies are limited!

Plank Yoga Mat SALE – Just in time for the Holidays!

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It's November which means the Holidays are just around the corner! It might seem hard to believe that another Holiday Season is upon us, and while for many, this time of year signifies overindulgence and stress, it doesn't have to. Plan ahead and get your shopping done early! 

This month, we are offering 20% OFF our Plank Connect Yoga Mats thanks to our friends at MINDBODY Exchange.

Just use online code MBO20 at checkout at www.plankdesigns.com. Hurry, this deal ends on 11/30/13.

Pick one up for yourself, or get a head start on that Holiday Shopping for your favorite yogi! Firmer foundations and ridiculous body awareness are just a click away…