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CorkYogis

CorkYogis is a social enterprise with a conscience. They support a charity partner which protects women and girls from sex trafficking and use environmentally sustainable materials for their products. CorkYogis are about performance and compassion, fairness and freedom.
CorkYogis was born from the idea that great performance can be combined with an ethical approach to business. We've always been passionate about supporting women and girls to fulfil their potential, through finding work and financial independence.
Meet Clare and Ajay

Meet Clare and Ajay

Clare, the owner and Ajay, Operations Manager at CorkYogis met at an Ashtanga Yoga class in the foothills of the Himalaya at Rishikesh, India in 2008. They’ve been friends for over 10 years and have a deep connection to meditative practices- Clare, a regular practitioner of Iyengar yoga and Ajay a 5Rhythms Teacher- a moving meditation practice.

CorkYogis was originally founded in 2016 as a vehicle to help women and young girls out of human trafficking and sex slavery in Kolkata, India. CorkYogis was sold in 2018. It even appeared on Dragon’s Den! Clare Amanda bought the social business and is dedicated to helping evolve the CorkYogis mission - to perfect the cork yoga mat and in turn give back. We currently work with charity Destiny Reflections who work towards empowering and educating survivors to learn skills to find dignified employment and create a better future. To do this they provide free training courses in sewing and literacy to give the girls employable skills. Our unique sari yoga mat bags are made by the woman and girls using their newfound skills from unwanted saris.

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CorkYogis Premium Cork Yoga Mat £85.00 GBP
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Corkyogis Classic Cork Yoga Mat £65.00 GBP
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Corkyogis XL Cork Yoga Block £23.00 GBP
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Corkyogis The Premium Package: Premium Cork Yoga Mat And Bag £100.00 GBP
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Corkyogis The Total Package: Cork Yoga Mat, Bag, Block And Bottle £100.00 GBP
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Corkyogis Sari Yoga Mat Bags £25.00 GBP


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SUPPORTING THE MAKERS

Our suppliers create opportunities for disadvantaged people

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PROTECTING THE PLANET

Our products are sourced with sustainability in mind

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A HAND UP, NOT HAND OUT

We’re striving to dismantle poverty through social trading