"Hearing rave reviews made my husband and I very proud of our creation. Comfort, safety, support and focus are what the HOGA™ Mat is all about..."
Nicole St. Jacques in an interview by Beauty, Fitness & Wellness for Women (BFW) Magazine.
The Hoga Mat placed in the top 3 for the category of "favorite new business" in the 1st Annual Readers Choice Contest conducted by the Langley Times.
— LANGLEY TIMES
"After my Yoga Knees post, Lou Fasullo, of The HOGA™ Mat System, offered to send me a mat to test. I was intrigued, not only am I interested in saving my knees, but I'm also interested in entrepreneurs' stories, especially in the yoga world. Invent a new product, awesome. Invent a new product specifically for yoga, SIGN ME UP!...."
— Josh Liles on JOSH DOES YOGA Blog
"This week's #TommyTipSHREDfriday webisode introduces an amazing new exercise towel system called the HOGA MAT. I had a chance to meet the owners/creators, and more importantly, I had a chance to use one for a few of my SHRED® Bootcamps...."
— Celebrity Trainer Tommy Europe
"Very few of us get that ‘eureka’
moment, where we come up with
an idea for a product that hasn’t
been invented yet.
Fewer of us act on that idea and
actually make the product we believed
But for Fort Langley couple Lou
Fasullo and Nicole St. Jacques,
the pair have become inventors
and now business partners and
manufacturers of the Hoga mat
— Monique Tamminga, Times Reporter
"Fort Langley couple Lou Fasullo and Nicole St. Jacques have stumbled onto what’s turning out to be a must-have for the yoga set.
It started with a running injury for Fasullo. He was running around Brae Island and got stuck in the mud...."
— Heather Colpitts, Langley Advance
"I have had my share of yoga mat woes on and off since I started practicing Bikram Hot Yoga in 2005. 10 years ago there were not a lot of yoga mat choices in the market place....until I stumbled upon The HOGA™ Mat on Instagram....."
— Bikram Yoga Instructor Tori Hicks-Glogowski.