Holiday Gift Guide: Unique Gifts For the Yogi
They are kind, zen and can bend in places you’re not sure should bend. And when they are not dragging you to the latest Mysore, Ashtanga or Iyengar class, they are sharing their latest health food restaurant or favorite tea. The calming voice in a hectic world, thank goodness for our Yogi friends and the peace they spread. Some gifts ideas just for them-
For the Fashionista: Yoga Democracy’s Georgia Yoga Leggings offer high style and high performance. Made from a techno fabric, that is breathable and sweat-wicking to keep skin cool during hot and sweaty workouts. ECONYL®, a regenerated (recycled) textile is OEKO-TEX 100 certified (tested for harmful substances based on the actual use of the textile; the more intensive the skin contact of a product, the stricter the human ecological requirements to be met). Yoga Democracy is also committed to fair labor and fair wage, and everything is made in Arizona. From Yoga Democracy - $75USD.
For the Teacher: S/He is always keen on the latest trends happening in the Yoga world? They will love a magazine subscription from the award-winning Yoga Journal, providing authoritative information and insights about yoga and the yoga lifestyle, including accessible asana instruction, anatomy and philosophy lessons, food and nutrition advice, news and trend updates, travel and natural beauty tips, offering the latest updates from the yogasphere, while honoring the traditions and authenticity of this powerful, 5,000 year old practice. From Amazon - 9 issues/12 months – $7USD.
For the Beginner: Your friend visited a few yoga classes and is now head-over-heels? Then they need an Eco-friendly Yoga Mat made from an eco-friendly PVC material that is more sensitive to the environment and their health. The mat does not contain any toxic phthalates, dioxins or heavy metals, and has a ecologically safer method of production. Plus, it performs well for all types of Yoga with a stable slip-resistant surface and cushion. From The Ultimate Green Store – $19.95 USD.
For the Meditation Student: Headspace is the latest app cited as ‘a gym membership for the mind’, using proven meditation and mindfulness techniques for a healthier, happier, more enjoyable life. A Headspace subscription offers hundreds of hours of original content including guided and non-guided exercises ranging from 2 minutes to an hour. The app also offers ideas to apply mindfulness to every-day-activities. Users can track their progress and even buddy up with friends. While offering a subscription to your special Yogi friend you are also donating a subscription to someone in need. From Headspace – $7.99/month.
For the Feminist: Women today are rewriting gender norms all over the world. The Kazi Cuff celebrates these women: the Boss Ladies, Supermoms and Creators we all love and look up to. Made by women who have overcome their own unique set of challenges in Kenya to make their mark, this cuff’s simple, yet meaningful, design,features the initials of the woman who made it next to your friend’s initials – representing the power we all share. From Soko – $45USD. **This cuff part of our #magnifecoholidaygiveaway on Instagram**
For the Bookworm: Living with Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace, and Joy by Mallika Chopra. As a mom, wife, and social media entrepreneur, Mallika Chopra frequently wondered how she could possibly do one more thing. Like so many, she was taking lousy care of herself and having a difficult time finding richer meaning and purpose in each day. Living with Intent is a practical yet deeply personal look at her year-long journey to discover some workable answers. From Amazon - $11.75 USD.
For the Beauty-Queen: Created by Nina Michelet, this lovely, one-of-a-kind all natural, vegan, zero waste gift box from Lamazuna Paris is made from recycled wood and contains a palmarosa deodorant stick, peppermint-flavored toothpaste, an oriculi (which is actually a zero waste cotton bud) and a konjac foam for your friend’s smooth skin. Extra gift: A wooden ring made from recycled wood. 100% made in France. From Lamazuna - €39