Wondering what to get for the yogi in your life? Or looking to treat yourself? Here are some great suggestions, including books, clothing, equipment and more!
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This could be the best block since sliced bread. Don't you just want to drape your spine over this loaf-shaped beauty? It's the best of both worlds, combining the ergonomic smarts of the Three Minute Egg
with the stability of a traditional block
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This stylish mat designed by Orla Kiely is a limited edition available only through the Yoga Matters website. All proceeds benefit the organization Action on Addiction, so you'll be helping a good cause in addition to getting a very special mat. The only catch for Americans is that this ships from the UK, which will run you around $37. You lucky ducks already in Britain will get it for a lot less.
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If you are a fan of the Yogitoes SKIDLESS mat towel, you are going to want to get your hands on this gorgeous version. The Prism is made from 50% recycled polyester, much of which is generated from plastic water bottles. The rainbow gradient is sure to bring light and love to your practice.
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As lovely as the Prism Skidless is, we don't need to contribute anymore plastic water bottles to the world's waste. Invest in Klean Kanteen's Reflect water bottle, which is made of stainless steel, silicon, and bamboo. Neither paint nor plastic are used in this handsome container.
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A must for Lulu devotees, but a pretty attractive prospect for the rest of us too. This mat has a unique smooth, satiny surface that is also surprisingly grippy. It's a lot softer than other premium mats and is a pleasure to practice upon.
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How often can you satisfy both your inner hippy and your outer fashionista at the very same time? Not very often, which makes be present's Tree Circle Scarf all the more special. Made of Tencel, a soft, biodegradable fabric made from wood pulp, this circle scarf also manages to be totally cute.
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I'm always a sucker for a nicely designed bag that you can use everyday but also doubles as a gym bag. The Scrunchie tote fits the bill, and goes a step further by including the perfect amount of room at the top to slip in your yoga mat.
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A box of seven chakra-inspired organic, vegan, dark chocolate truffles. Flavors include tangerine, ginger lemongrass, green tea, and pomegranate. Relieve stress, anxiety, and insomnia (courtesy of special Ayurvedic ingredients) while you enjoy delicious chocolate? Yes, please.
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The perfect gift for the yoga newbies and the yoga teachers alike. The video encyclopedia of poses is an invaluable resource.
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Bananas make a great, natural snack, but by the time you dig one out of the bottom of your bag at the end of the day before heading over to yoga class, all you've got left is a blackened, mushy mess. Enter the Banana Guard! This little device can change your life, and will bring joy to all those to whom you give it.
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A great stocking stuffer for the yogi with cold feet. It's up to you to figure out whether those are squeals of delight or horror.
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If you've got kids on your list, this makes a great gift for the budding yogi/yogini. A lot of kids are getting exposed to yoga, either at school or through their parents' practices, and they love seeing the relatable protagonist in this sweet book.