Our Story

The Qi Yo OVAL Yoga Mat is part of the Qi Yo Multiversal Lifestyle Brand.

The founders are Ariadne and Agung.

Ariadne is a high-end fashion and accessories designer who has worked for some of the world’s leading companies in NYC, Milan, and Paris.  She uses her taste and knowledge of design to realize all Qi Yo products. Here is her portfolio: www.loranovadesign.com

Agung is a yoga and martial arts master with more than 35 years of experience.

Their dream was to create the yoga mat that they had always dreamed of practicing on!

They invested years into extensive research in the field of rubber technology and the yoga mats industry, travelled to the best factories in the world, and hired a team of PhD scientists to come up with Qi Yo’s innovative rubber technology. The Qi Yo Oval yoga mat became a reality in 2010 and since it has been ordered by customers from more than 50 countries worldwide. The Qi Yo community launched the #ovalution movement in 2014.

Ariadne and Agung continuously strive to create innovative & sustainably designed products that would improve the lifestyle of the yoga community around the world.