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How to Stack Hammocks and How to Climb into a Hammock Upside Down

A new trend has emerged in the world of hammocks. As the travel hammock became more popular, people started experimenting with how to hang them. One way that emerged from this was stacking the hammocks so that there would be multiple hammocks hanging in a column from two trees. Setting up these hammocks isn’t nearly as hard as it looks. (more…)

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Advantages of a Hammock Chair

Close your eyes and imagine the ideal hammock: a gentle arc slung between two supports. It looks so inviting — just lay down, kick back and let the day go by. (more…)

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The Impact of Hammocks on the Soul: a profile of author, playwright and screenwriter Catherine Ann Jones

Growing up, Catherine Ann Jones loved watching the sky.

“Cloud gazing was an important part of my childhood,” she says over the phone from her home in Ojai, near Santa Barbara, California. “As a child I used to lie on my back in the grass or on the roof and just watch clouds. That was the start of developing my imagination, the beginning of my writing muse.” (more…)

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The JOKI Receives National Recognition and Award

La Siesta is making history in NYC these days. Right on 5th avenue, the Guggenheim Museum has featured the JOKI hammock in their Spring window display. This kid’s hammock chair is known for being a comfortable spot for any child to play and daydream. In the spirit of Spring, the Guggenheim’s display shows off all of the fun colors that pop up with the season. (more…)

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Hammocks On the Job

When your job is stressing you out, there’s nowhere better to relax than in a hammock. It’s the perfect place to rest and recuperate — lay back and let your schedules and deadlines fade away. For most of us, a hammock offers the ultimate relief from the daily grind, a chance to reconnect with yourself and attain a higher level of peace and tranquility. (more…)

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DIY: Hammock Outdoor Movie Night

If you’re looking for a unique way to use your backyard, you may consider hosting an outdoor movie night. You can plan the event with your family, friends, or for a fun birthday. Backyards offer a neat opportunity to set up your own experiences while spending time outdoors right outside of your home. For a fun movie night, add a hammock into the mix to watch the movie in comfort with your loved ones or friends. (more…)

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Places Where Sleeping in Hammocks is the Norm

As the hammock has gained popularity, sleeping in them has too. While history may affect some places, others jumped on the trend when they realized the versatility of hammocks and the sleep benefits as the hammock was traded and exported across the world. While napping in a hammock is common everywhere, some places have chosen to forgo what some people may think of as the normal bed and instead use their hammock as a place to sleep. (more…)

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Indigenous hammocking communities in South America

The first reported sighting of a hammock came from Europeans exploring the Caribbean and South America. According to historical documents, Christopher Columbus came across people sleeping in nets hung from the rafters of their houses. So it’s no surprise that the indigenous people living there consider the hammock integral to their culture — they have had centuries to get comfortable with it. (more…)

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Common Hammock Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making (And How to Fix Them)

 

Relaxing in a hammock sounds pretty straightforward and easy. It brings to mind daydreams of enjoying some downtime under the sun or having a unique indoor spot for you and your friends to hang out. What you may not know it that there are some common mistakes you may be making when using your hammock. Here are a few of them to try and avoid. (more…)

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The History of the Word “Hammock”

The native Arawak peoples of the Caribbean have provided the world with bountiful products and words—tomatoes, potatoes, and, you guessed it—hammocks. (more…)

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