- Buyer's Guide
Now that you’ve decided you want some yoga Eggs, there’s a good chance you have a few questions. Can I get any colors I want? Why are there different densities? Is there wholesale pricing for yoga studios and yoga teachers? All these questions and more are answered in this comprehensive guide and if you want to know it all, read the whole thing.
If you want to start practicing right away, get the Breakfast of Yogis. This no regrets package will give you everything you need to support an invigorating dynamic practice (2 Hard-Boiled Namasteggs) and the perfect number of softer Eggs to support your relaxing yin and restorative postures (4 Multi-purpose Namasteggs). The Breakfast of Yogis is the perfect way to jump-start your day and rejuvinate your practice.
Teachers and Studios
Yoga teachers and Studios should look at the Yin Yang Scrambled Eggs if you want both Hard-Boiled & Multipurpose Eggs, or the Multipurpose Scrambled Eggs if you just want one versatile Egg that can provide both dynamic and restorative support for most bodies.
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Three Minute Egg® Signature Colors
We currently offer 2 densities in both Namastegg and Junior Sizes.
- Multipurpose - These Eggs are soft enough for restorative postures and firm enough to support your weight in standing poses. This is a popular choice for studios who want to simplify their offerings and aren't using Eggs for inversions or full weight-bearing postures. Recommended 2-8 Eggs per person. >> Shop Here
- Hard-Boiled Eggs- Ideal for Sun Salutations and all weight-bearing postures. Not recommended for restorative or supported backbends lasting more than 30 seconds. Critical for anyone over 170 lbs. Recommended: 2-4 Eggs per person (not currently available in ECO). >> Shop Here
- Namasteggs The Namastegg is our flagship product and it is ideally sized for bodies over 5'5" (??? cm). The length of the Egg comes into play most noticeably during restorative postures. For weight-bearing postures, it is recommended that everyone use Hard-Boiled Namasteggs. The angle at which you can tip the Namastegg helps protect the wrists. Multipurpose Namasteggs come in all available colors other than Gray. Hard-Boiled Eggs come in both dark and light gray. >> Shop Here
- Junior Eggs are ideally sized for bodies under 5'5" (??? cm). For weight-bearing postures, it is recommended that everyone use Hard-Boiled Namasteggs. The angle at which you can tip the Namastegg helps protect the wrists. Multipurpose Junior Eggs come in all available colors other than Gray. Hard-Boiled Junior Eggs come in both dark and light gray. Hard-Boiled Junior Eggs are awesome under the feet when used to elevate either the heel or the ball of the foot. Junior Eggs are a couple of inches shorter than Namasteggs and proportionately smaller in most other dimensions. Their thickness is the same as that of the Namastegg. Junior Eggs are ideal for kids yoga, or anyone with a smaller frame. If you enjoy laying on your back with your legs up the wall, the Junior Egg fits most bodies perfectly. Even some taller people prefer Junior Eggs in "Legs Up the Wall" pose. Juniors are also recommended for seniors and people with less mobility in their spine. Their smaller size makes supported backbends more accessible. All studios should have at least a half-dozen Junior Eggs, and of course more is always better if you have large classes. You should be thinking 2-6 Juniors per student who needs them. Learn about the origins of Junior Eggs on our blog. >> Shop Here
Foam Type Guidelines
Eco Eggs are made with a special type of foam that is 100% biodegradable. They are specifically designed to break down most efficiently in a landfill setting. This means that while the Eggs themselves and any foam waste leftover from manufacturing will disappear much faster in the earth, they will last every bit as long during everyday use. Our first batch of Eco Eggs are available in Green, Pink, and Purple in both Soft and Medium Densities. >> Shop Here
Branded Eggs offer Three Minute Egg® an opportunity to partner with you for our mutual benefit. Your logo goes on one side, ours goes on the other, and together we promote each other’s brands. To learn more about this opportunity, check out our page dedicated to Branded Eggs. >> Contact Us For More Info
Our Special Edition Alignment & Flow DVD is a terrific introduction to the Three Minute Egg®. This DVD is comprised of 2 practices with complete menus. Each practice is 27 minutes long, and they may be done separately or together. The Alignment practice (which you should definitely do first) will teach you 21 ways to get comfortable using the Eggs. The Flow practice will add several new postures, and help you integrate the Eggs into a dynamic practice. This DVD is suitable for all levels of yoga. There are a few poses that may prove challenging at first. There’s no need to be discouraged. You can modify or work on them slowly and look forward to learning them over time. Both practices are accessible routines you can do every day from home. >> Shop Here
Yin Yang Sets
Now that you understand the differences, what should you actually buy? The best deals going (and our top sellers these days) can be found in our Yin & Yang section. The most popular of these is the Yogi Meal. This package comes with 2 Hard-Boiled Eggs (Slate & Charcoal Gray only), 4 Namasteggs (in your choice of colors) and the Special Edition Alignment and Flow DVD. With this specially-priced package, you will receive everything you need to practice any type of yoga, and the DVD will show you where to begin. If you’re not a DVD person, then the Breakfast of Yogis will offer you the same variety of Eggs without the DVD. If you need more Eggs, you can look at the Egg Limbs of Yoga and the Four by Four.
Here’s what makes these Yin Yang Yoga packs such a good idea. Should you require more than 2 Eggs for your Ashtanga, Vinyasa, or Iyengar practice, you may supplement with Namasteggs. Because the majority of your weight will not be on these extra Eggs, their softer density will not be a factor. Similarly, should you desire more support in your Restorative or Yin practice than 4 Eggs can provide, your Hard-Boiled Eggs can be used in ways that their increased hardness won’t bother you. If you are injured, older and wiser, or less flexible, you might even consider increasing your Yin Yang collection to include 8 or 9 Eggs.
You will notice that in spite of all this sage advice, we still offer Eggs in other combinations. That is because we are here for you, and you may have different desires than what we have outlined here. Whatever you decide and whatever you order, we are confident you will love your Eggs and that they will inspire, if not revolutionize, your yoga practice. Please don’t hesitate to email or call us with your questions. We welcome the opportunity to speak with our customers and if there’s anything we can do to help you, we hope you’ll give us that chance.
We have discount pricing for bulk quantities of our “Scrambled Eggs,” which are ideal for studio use. “Scrambled Eggs” are our scratch-n-dent product that is new and unused from the factory, but not up to our ridiculously high standards. When we notice something we don’t like about an Egg, we “Scramble” it, meaning we set it aside for studio use. These imperfections are very minor and in no way impact the durability or usability of these Eggs. Half they time, you won’t even notice them! Most of these marks would happen within a week of studio use anyway, so studios and teachers looking to provide their students with Eggs are grateful for the discount and unperturbed by the blemishes.
We also offer wholesale pricing on retail product if you would like to provide Eggs for your students to buy. Experience has taught us that if you use Eggs in your classes, students will want to own them for themselves. We highly recommend planning on 2–4 Eggs per person for Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Iyengar style classes, and 4–6 Eggs per person for Yin, Restorative, Senior, and Therapeutic yoga. If you intend to use the Eggs in both dynamic and restorative classes, you might want to order the Yin Yang Scrambled selections. Feel free to follow up with an email specifying colors you do or do not want. If you are teaching both Yin and Yang style classes, the ratio of Eggs you buy for your studio should generally be 4 Namasteggs for every 2 Hard-Boiled Eggs. Let us know in your email if you want something different. Whatever you decide, you won’t regret it.
Thank you for making the Three Minute Egg® a part of your practice.