When starting my Yoga journey there was not a lot of Canadian companies making clothing for yoga that were being made in Canada or North America. There was your big name brand companies that you all know, but those were out of the question.
Fast forward 15 years and now we have a large amount of Canadian companies that are not only making great quality clothing, they are also giving back, providing amazing missions and some, like Inner Fire, are using recyclable products.
I stumbled upon Inner Fire on a web search one day. I was still on the lookout for great quality, great priced, Canadian company and was thrilled when Inner Fire came up. A Vancouver, British Columbia brand, Leah Emmott the founder, says it best when she said:
"I saw the apparel industry getting overrun by the throwaway culture of fast fashion and unfair labour practices. I knew there had to be another way. Armed with a squeegee and a sewing machine, I started printing and sewing my own pieces, selling them at local markets and online. From these humble beginnings, I began to realize that I wasn’t the only one who craved yoga lifestyle clothing that was locally, ethically and sustainably made"
With those words, she spoke to me, was in my head, knew what I was looking for and was passionate about. Wearing and supporting a brand that was local, ethical and sustainable was top on my list.
I decided to give their casual top a go for my first purchase. It is a racerback tank that is soft to the touch and flatters my body while not being to bulky or loose. It is made of a 3 blend fabric (50% polyester, 25% cotton and 25% rayon) which makes it feel super soft. The tops are made in the USA and screen printed in Canada. The ink that is used on the tops is eco-friendly and water based.
Their causal tops are great for your workout or just hanging out! I love every one of the tops and can see my collection growing as I am typing this :) My husband will be thrilled! LOL
If you are looking for a brand that checks all the boxes, you live in Canada and love to support local, great companies look no further! This baby was in my hands in less than a week. :)
What do you look for in workout apparel? Let me know in the comments!
Yoga is YOUR practice, YOUR time, YOUR journey. Let it be what YOU need it to be. Step on your mat and Let it all Go. Namaste
*Disclaimer: These are my own, personal, honest opinions/practice. This post was not sponsored. YogatationCa purchased all items themselves. YogatationCa is not a certified Yoga Teacher and will not be held liable for any recommendations or information provided. This post is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice, legal advice, or professional services. Therefore, try/practice at your own risk. Always consult your doctor before trying a new exercise.