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Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras are a guide for living truthfully and in harmony with all living things.


As an organisation 108 Yoga Road has adopted the five yamas as guiding principles for the business ethos and operations.

This includes choosing openness and transparency (which is why this page is here).

Our intention or sankalpa, is to make responsible and beautiful tools to share with the yoga community to help them enhance their practice without compromise. 


Non-violence or harm to others.

  • By being respectful to the beautiful people that chose to support the business, keeping personal information private and responding to queries in a timely manner. 

  • By supporting those I’m working with by paying a fair price on time.

  • By providing a safe environment for staff to thrive and help the business achieve its goals. 

  • Through being mindful of my own limitations, as a sole-trader and maker.


Truth. In both what you are saying and what you are doing.

  • By offering transparency around production details, and exclusively working with Australian suppliers and makers to ensure ethical working conditions. 

  • Through keeping communications open for feedback.

  • By acknowledging flaws and limitations of what I’m doing, 

  • Accepting nothing is ever completely perfect, especially when handcrafted.


Non-stealing. Not taking what isn’t yours or given freely. 

  • By not taking resources from the Earth unnecessarily. Using sustainably sourced and recycled materials where possible. 

  • Being respectful of others’ time and knowledge. 

  • Recognising the contributions of others to the businesses success.


Restraint. Moving beyond attachment to status and objects.

  • By not pushing to be the biggest or dominate the market, but instead to provide a trusted service.

  • By creating beautiful and long-lasting yoga products that will be valued and stand the test of time, not a short-term fashion item.   

  • By managing growth at a sustainable pace that doesn’t compromise the businesses values or purpose.


Non-grasping. Accepting that everything is impermanent.  

  • By prioritising quality over quantity and keeping items as limited edition. Which may mean some people miss out. 

  • By letting go of goals, staff, suppliers, ideas when they no longer serve the business purpose. Or recognising when the business is no longer needed.

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