Well, tis’ the season for giving, but I won’t hold it against you if you’re a yogi wishing for something tangible for Christmas. In fact, here’s a little Holiday Gift Guide to spread the yoga love for givers and wishers alike. Happy shopping!
Chocoveda, based in Los Angeles, offers truffles infused with an Ayurvedic herbal tonic. Made from organic and sustainable ingredients, these beautiful handcrafted delights are all natural and vegan certified! Check them out here.
Yogitoes Skidless towel – perfect for those of you (us) who like their yoga sweaty. A staple in many fast-paced yoga classes, this washable towel will keep your mat slip free and help you maintain your postures while beads of inspiration drip from your body. Available at lululemon.com.
Jade Yoga Mats – though I do like my Manduka mat, I am a huge fan of the Jade travel mat. Available in tons of colors and two lengths, these mats are nice and thick but not too heavy. Love! I bought mine locally at Rainbow Grocery Co-Op – check their website for current retailers.
Fair Trade Alpaquita Scarves – Made by indigenous Peruvian artisans living high in the Andes Mountains, where warm alpaca wool is vital for survival. The Alpaquita Scarf is over 7.5′ long, with a knitted pattern of criss-crossing squares and different tensions giving it style and design. Available through the Global Exchange Store .
TOMS Shoes – available for men, women, and kids, these shoes actually give back! For every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of shoes to a child in need. Talk about justified shopping. And they’re comfortably stylish to boot.
Satya Jewelry carries a beautiful assortment of precious and semi-precious jewelry inspired by yoga. I really love all the delicate lotus pieces!
Yoga Starter Bundle from Amazon.com – consists of four DVDs for at-home yoga, including one from my very first yoga teacher, Lara Hudson! Under $60. A total steal.