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"Magic Carpet Yoga Mats are not only functional, but also truly inspiring and transcendent. It makes such a difference to look down during your practice and feel the creative energy channeled into these mats. Not only that, the lines and patterns make for great body alignment and hand/foot placement." -How You Glow

"I like the clever rug-inspired design of this yoga mat." -Diane von Furstenberg InStyle Magazine December 2014

“Magic Carpet Yoga Mats are hand painted and sustainably printed. Plus, they’re totally gorgeous, especially this one that borrows from a classic rug pattern and looks like it belongs in a coastal California arts-and-crafts home. (Not to mention Aladdin is so hot on Broadway right now.)”-Well+Good NYC

“You’re going to go the front of the yoga class with these, they are SO cool!” –Chassie Post, The Today Show

“Stepping up its yoga game, Magic Carpet Yoga Matsare perhaps some of the coolest we’ve come across to date. Instead of the standard solid colors —maybe a stripe here or a sunburst there — your exercise necessity has been transformed into a mini work of art.” -Refinery29

“Inject a healthy dose of personality into your pigeon pose: Sophie Leininger’s hand-painted Magic Carpet mats infuse your practice with color and pattern, using UV-cured and environmentally friendly inks. Take a trip back in time with this new Art Deco–inspired pad, or get closer to nature with the desert- and mountain-inspired designs. ” -Fitness Magazine

winfrey6f-1-web“If they were really magic, Magic Carpet Yoga Mats would help you master crow pose. But they will give you more motivation to hit up a class, if only to flaunt their bold, textile-inspired designs, hand drawn by Oakland-based artist Sophie Leininger. ” -O Magazine

"These mats are the quintessential way to get your yoga glow on." -How You Glow

"Magic Carpet Yoga Mats are stunningly beautiful... That’s thanks to Northern California artist Sophie Leininger, who studied rug and textile design... They'll make you want to create shapes with your body equally as stunning."  -Outside Magazine

“I have a Magic Carpet Yoga Mat and I LOVE it so much! It’s super high quality, I can easily align my hands and feet, which makes for better practice, PLUS I always have the prettiest mat in class” –via Design*Sponge

“The mats are striking and have a handmade quality that makes them charming. The colors are also so rich and beautiful, they are sure to add even more joy to your yoga session.” - Veggie Scene

“We spend so much time in yoga staring down at our mats, so shouldn’t they be something visually pleasing? Something that enhances our practice beyond physical support? Artist Sophie Leininger seems to think so.”-Alyssa DeHayes via

“If Aladdin ever wanted to do Shooting Bow Pose, he’d grab one of these textile-inspired mats.” -Glossed and Found

Sophie Leininger ‘s Magic Carpet Yoga Mats, are the neatest mats I’ve ever seen. Getting one pronto, I suggest you do the same and jump on the cool person boat.  These things are going to take off….um…get really popular” — Summer Sanders, Holistic Nutrition Specialist.

"I love finding companies with products that are creative and fun especially with an interesting founder and story behind it." - Renee Blodgett, We Blog The World

“These beauties put my decomposing Lululemon mat to shame- I know what’s on the top of my Christmas list this year!” -Mercury on Design, Portland Mercury