Moovin and Groovin

Moovin and Groovin with Claire Deacon – Sun Salutation

Yoga Pose - Low Lunge
Claire Deacon

Claire Deacon kicks off a new show about yoga by explaining why and how yoga is for everyone and  describing the Sun Salutation Pose

Moovin and Groovin is hosted by Yoga teacher Claire Deacon

Podcast length: 30′ 46″

Yoga teach Claire Deacon kicks off her new show explaining why yoga is for anyone by describing a simple pose – Sun Salutation.  Claire will address flexibility, the art of stretching properly as well as what’s most useful to help with any athletic performance. Claire is the founder and owner of Olas Ocean Tribe which makes leggings from recycled plastic and there is a chance to win a pair of these fabulous leggings on the show.  See images below describing this pose.

Claire was a guest on Transcending Sport—Making Strides for Recycling into Active Wear— where she talking about her company and why she is passionate about saving our oceans from plastic pollution.


Claire Deacon is the founder of the Olas leggings and the company that produces them.  Claire is a graphic designer whose philosophy is about using fabrics that help the environment.  She spent 10 years in the industry designing shoes, bags and surf clothing, which gave her the knowledge and skills to develop her own brand at Olas Ocean Tribe which is inspired by the ocean and nature. Growing up in Devon in the south of England and subsequently visiting beaches in Thailand and Sri Lanka she became acutely aware of plastic pollution. The statistics caused by plastic pollution are staggering. She said: “I felt passionate about creating awareness around the importance of recycling plastic and I wanted to turn the threat in threads. I wanted to add momentum to the consumer mindset of reducing, reusing and recycling.” And so Olas, which is Spanish for waves, was created. The Olas recycled plastic leggings show it is possible to create slow fashion that stands the test of time, is kind to the environment in the process and saves the oceans from plastic pollution.  The Olas leggings can be worn for most activities too making them popular eco friendly attire for active women.


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Photos: Claire Deacon
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