CopyCat Yoga Instructional Mat + GIVEAWAY

by Taylor on June 20, 2013

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Sarah is the owner of CopyCat Yoga. When practicing yoga regularly, it had become such an important part of her life – yet she still found herself getting confused with the angles of her feet, the distance between her feet, and if she should use her right or left hand during certain poses. It’s especially hard with the standing poses because when you make a mistake, everybody sees you! It is embarrassing when the whole class is facing left but you went right.

To solve her problem, she made her very own custom yoga mat! This way, she was able to learn these standing poses with ease. It allows her to focus on her breath, instead of worrying about where her hands and feet were. It’s such an empowering feeling when you can be confident in the pose you are doing to the best of your ability and that they are correctly done – she was able to do yoga on a whole new level.

Sarah CopyCat Yoga Mat Promo BannerSarah saw other people in class struggling with the same thing she was. They looked confused trying to follow and keep up when the instructor called out each pose. She’s even watched people give up and leave class because they were so lost. It made her feel disappointed to watch because yoga is such an incredible part of her own life. The idea of somebody missing out on yoga because ti was too hard is saddening. She wanted to do something about it.

So – she made this mat. And encourages others to do yoga for 9 minutes.

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9 minutes: 9 poses

9 minutes is not a lot of time, but over a week it adds up to over an hour. I think everybody can find 9 minutes in their day to stretch and strengthen their bodies. Sarah chose 9 common standing poses. Some take a lot of strength and balance, but you can modify every pose and work your way up!

To learn more about Sarah’s Instructional Yoga Mat and to order one for yourself, go hereYou can also follow CopyCat Yoga on Facebook.

Sarah has also gifted one to us to give away to one lucky Grow Soul Beautiful reader! * NOTE: Please be honest! We verify every entry and if we cannot confirm that you did one of these tasks, you will NOT win this giveaway and will be disqualified.

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Joanna McNelis June 20, 2013 at 8:07 am

Awesome yoga mat!! Awesome giveaway!!


Diana Pascual June 20, 2013 at 8:10 am

This is a very cool mat! Been practicing for 2 years now and have been very grateful for practicing it. I am now wishing to be a teacher and this cool mat can help me to achieve this dream. :)


Deanna June 20, 2013 at 8:11 am

I’ve been practicing regularly for 7 months!


Julienne June 20, 2013 at 8:11 am

What a great yoga mat! I’m newly back to yoga after taking a hiatus due to back problems. This mat would be a huge help with my yoga journey!


Kelly Aubert June 20, 2013 at 8:13 am

I have been practicing only this last year and I love it!


Faye June 20, 2013 at 8:24 am

This mat looks very interesting, great idea! I’m interested to test it out!


Jeannine June 20, 2013 at 8:33 am

Great giveaway – would like to try it out… this would be a great gift for a friend of mine that is new to yoga.


sunshine608 June 20, 2013 at 9:06 am

Love this idea! Hope I get to try it out!


Janice June 20, 2013 at 10:57 am

This is a great idea . Also, the 9 minutes of daily yoga I am going to try. I get in a bad habit of not sticking to yoga daily.


Sarah Mark June 21, 2013 at 7:01 pm

Thank you Janice. It is never too late, to get in the good habit of doing yoga daily. :)


Anel June 20, 2013 at 11:46 pm

I tend to practice diligently for a few months , then I stop. But overall I have been practicing for about 9 years!


Amanda Smith June 21, 2013 at 3:37 pm

I’ve been practicing for a few months! I try and follow along with the instagram photo a day challenges! This mat would really help me learn more!


tara June 21, 2013 at 6:18 pm

I have practiced yoga for 6 years. Love this giveaway!


Orfa Palacios June 21, 2013 at 6:27 pm

I would love to have this mat!


Milla Suini June 21, 2013 at 6:28 pm

Omg this mat is genius! And yes I do sometimes have a hard time figuring out the poses cause I’m always at the back of the class.. And the mat they have is quite slippery.. I’ve been doing Yoga for only less than a month and I’m loving it! Need my own mat and thank you for sharing this!


Sarah Mark June 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm

Thank you for getting the word out about my CopyCat Yoga mat. Yoga is an amazing part of my life and I am hoping my yoga mat helps people further their yoga practice.


Angie June 21, 2013 at 10:41 pm

I am a yoga newbie! It’s been an interest of mine for years, however I’ve needed a little help and I think this is JUST THE THING!


Heather Rivero June 21, 2013 at 11:02 pm

This would be amazing!


Isis Gentles June 22, 2013 at 8:03 am

I started my daily practice on Jan. 24 of this year and it has changed my life. My favorite yoga pose is Vrksasana (Tree Pose). I just feel so rooted and at peace when I do this pose. Even though I may sway, especially standing on my left foot! With this pose I am truly present on my mat & definitely focus inward, instead of what is happening around me.


January June 22, 2013 at 9:17 am

just starting out hopping to get into it!


Misty June 22, 2013 at 11:03 am

This is so cool! I’ve given up on yoga so many times because I always feel like I’m doing it wrong! I love the feeling of a good stretch and balance that I get when I master a pose but then I get stressed when it’s time to learn something new! Brilliant idea!


Carol S. June 22, 2013 at 6:10 pm

I have been practicing yoga for just over one year.


Lily Le June 23, 2013 at 7:37 am

This is an awesome looking mat. It’s always encuoraging to have a helper in keeping posture and position right.


Arlinda June 23, 2013 at 8:26 pm

I’m fairly new to yoga but I love it. Three moths an counting!


Rachel J June 24, 2013 at 3:32 pm

This is such an awesome yoga mat – possible future gift for EVERYONE!


Kati Andresen June 24, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Awesome mat. I have been practicing yoga since May 2013. I have fallen in love with it.


Sarah Carpenter June 24, 2013 at 4:05 pm

I’ve been practicing Yoga since August, 2012 and it has honesty changed my life! I really love this mat, I feel it will really help people who are still pretty new like myself and even as a great reminder to those who have been practicing for years! Thanks for this opportunity! Good luck everyone! : )


Sarah Mark September 3, 2013 at 5:58 pm

Thank you for all the wonderful comments and taking the time to enter. The winner is Entry #166 Cassidy N.

Grow Soul Beautiful has tried to contact Cassidy but have not heard back. So, Cassidy please contact Grow Soul Beautiful or myself at to claim your new CopyCat Yoga Mat.

Thank you again to Grow Soul Beautiful. It has been a joy teaming up together.


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