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Tips on How to do Yoga at Home

Find a comfortable spot for your yoga practice


Most of us will have to be more flexible and create a space when we want to practice. Try and find a spot where it's peaceful and quiet, with as much space around you as possible. An empty piece of wall can be handy as well since the wall is a great prop. If you like, it can be nice and even helpful to create some atmosphere with a candle or an incense stick.


Prepare your Yoga Accessories

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What you should NOT wear to your Yoga Class

Yoga is now becoming a part of the fashion industry and several fashion brands are now incorporating their styles in creating the perfect Yoga outfits. However, before purchasing that nice pink top, you should first take into consideration some factors. Aside from being fashionable, it is still important that you are comfortable and your clothes fit properly to your body.

Here are some of the outfits that you should not wear to your Yoga Class.

  • Loose Shorts and Super Short Shorts – Shorts are awesome to wear when you are running and training indoors but not perfect for...


MADE IN TAIWAN: Creative Director Karen on Why and Where ESPALIER is Made

Mostly known to the world as a powerhouse in manufacturing electronics (including that iPhone you're holding), the island nation of Taiwan, our Creative Director's birthplace, is also a world leader in the development and manufacturing of performance fabric and athletic wear.

When Passion Meets Profession

“My first collection was produced in New York. I was lucky enough to have found manufacturers willing to work with my small orders. However, the craftsmanship was not up to my standards. What were some of the issues? The manufacturers here didn’t have access to certain advanced technologies “

“Machine operators are a huge part...


ESPALIER: What does it mean? And what does it have to do with Designer Athletic Apparel?

Some of you might be wondering why a brand of designer athletic apparel was named ‘ESPALIER’

ESPALIER is the ancient horticultural art of transforming plants into desired shapes and forms by using various stretching, pruning, and guiding techniques.

A devoted yoga practitioner, ESPALIER’s founder Karen was inspired by this philosophy that blends discipline, art, and most importantly, growth. Here are her thoughts on why, when it came time to name her line of luxury athletic apparel, ESPALIER was the perfect fit. 

"I started practicing yoga just last...