YS Picks: 20 Yoga & Travel Gifts for 2020
November 29, 2019
We all know there are an infinite number of ways to express our care for others. From inviting friends over for a home cooked meal to going on a retreat together, taking the time to show we care is invaluable. If you’re looking to find a perfect gift for wellbeing and travel, we’ve already done research for you! Enjoy our top 19 holiday gift ideas for the new year.
1. IMBODHI // Move and Live Freely – $119 for the Bōdhi Jumper
We’re obsessed with IMBODHI. Their mission is to “to explore , support and inspired embodied living”… so we’re are obviously on board! IMBODHI makes beautiful bodysuits perfect for yogis, dancers, and all movers. They are comfortable, high quality, made 100% in California with various styles and fits. Check out their Astra Bodysuit ($129) or the Bōdhi Jumper ($119) for a taste of the magic… they’re perfect gifts to rock your yogi friends’ worlds! IMBODHI is changing the playing field of activewear and we are totally along for the ride.
2. Jules and Esther // Feel Replenished – $28 for Vitamin C Face Cream
Photo from Kriyaveda
Found on Kriyaveda, this scrumptious Vitamin C face cream has been blended to soothe and moisturize the skin. It’s a perfect little gift to create a mini at home spa experience and bring the retreat-vibes anywhere. And of course it’s made with love; Paraben free, vegan and includes mostly Organic ingredients!
3. Yoga Wake Up // Awaken refreshed – $46.99 for a year membership
What a dream! Start the day with your personal selection of yoga & meditation, gently creating healthy routine and morning flow. This new way of waking up may just revolutionize all mornings… forever. Choose from a huge selection of recordings from renowned teachers. Get yourself or a friend a subscription to the App with the 1 year membership ($46.99) or start out by trying it out for a month ($6.99)!
4. Banyan Botanicals // Take Care – $12.99 for Massage Oil
We LOVE Banyan Botanicals! In fact, we think every Banyan product is a perfect gift. Banyan provides the purest, highest quality Ayurvedic herbs and products they can. They are committed to organic, sustainable and fair trade sourcing and you can feel the quality in their products. We personally recommend their Daily Massage Oil ($12.99), Kitchari Spice Mix ($9.99) and I Travel Well Liquid Extract ($12.99) as fantastic gifts to express your care.
5. Away Travel // Suitcases with Style – $225 for The Carry-On
Discover these stylized, practical and luxurious suitcases by Away Travel that are designed to be unbreakable AND power your phone on the go! They feature 360 degree wheels and a lifetime guarantee. Check out their various sizes & Away gift recommendations, from “the perfect carry-on” to “The Large” and find the best fit for a very lucky family or friend.
6. YOGASCAPES Gift Certificate // Retreat Anywhere – $250+ towards a dream retreat
Give the gift of wellness based adventure and travel—send to a friend or snag one for yourself!
Don’t know your specific travel dates and destination? No worries, you can use this gift certificate towards any YOGASCAPES retreat experience. Pick from any value and any location.
DESTINATIONS // ICELAND – BALI – MOROCCO – CALIFORNIA – SICILY – PORTUGAL – CUBA – MEXICO – FRANCE – YELLOWSTONE & MORE!
To order a Gift Certificate click here now!
7. Before You Speak Coffee // Energize and Activate – $19.95 for One Trial Pack
Know yogis that love active practices or have a strong coffee routine? Before You Speak Coffee’s “high performance” coffee is full of nutrients intended to provide clean energy for mental focus – Turmeric, Ginseng, MCT oil, Green Coffee Bean Extract, Black Pepper and Natural Sweetener. The One – Trial Pack offers a great taste with 7 sachets of new coffee experience!
8. YogaGlo // Practice Deeply – $18 per month for Unlimited Classes
Treat a lucky someone in your life to an unlimited online subscription to the amazing selection of high quality yoga & meditation classes. YogaGlo is home to amazing teachers, from Rod Stryker to Chelsey Korus, David Harshada Wagner and Elena Brower. In between retreats, support you and your friends/family can support a home practice by tapping into your flow with YogaGlo!
9. care/of // Gift card for personalized Vitamin sets
A care/of gift card is a perfect gift of wellness that let’s your friend or family co-create a personalized vitamin routine with the team at care/of based on their needs and desires. The company promises honesty, transparency and high quality as they create their vitamin packs for you. Their products include everything from B Complex to Ashwagandha, Turmeric and a Glow Trio. Discover more here.
10. Eco-conscious Straws // Sip Thoughtfully – $6.89 for 4 straws
Help put plastic straws in our past with these stainless steel straws, a fantastic addition to your daily life or travel essentials. They are nice to use, easy to clean and supports less waste in our ecosystems.
11. Katie Silcox // Shakti School: Ayurveda Lifestyle Coach Program – Discount code below!
Join New York Times celebrated Ayurveda author Katie Silcox and the Shakti School team in a year-long study of Ayurveda and Tantra that starts in January. The course takes places 100% online and is easy to integrate into your life. Student groups and community will support you all year as you dive deep into yourself and the feminine healing tradition. This is for everyone who wants to uplevel their health and potentially make a career change. When you’re ready to register use the promo code YSFP19 for $75 off the one-time payment, and YSPP19 for $75 off the 12-month plan.
12. Outdoor Voices // Get Movin’ – $75 for High Rise Leggings
Outdoor Voices combines style with sustainability by designing activewear that prioritizes responsible textiles and select partners. This includes a polyester made from recycled water bottles, letting you up-cycle with their next yoga gift.
13. Floracopeia // Heart Opening – $32 for 3.75 mL Organic Geranium Rose Oil Blend
Florocopiea offers a divine (and limited!) Geranium Sur Fleur Rose oil blend distilled from fresh petals of Damascus rose. This blend is considered a heart-opener and mood elevator. It brings a sense of relaxation, presence and protection with it’s earthy, sweet scent that’s a favorite to many.
14. Trilogy On LoveLula // Restore – $28 for Trilogy Rosehip Collection
Gift this Trilogy Rosehip Collection to friends who would love a refreshing kit to bring anywhere. This Trilogy collection includes Rosehip Oil Antioxidant+ (5ml), Vital Moisturising Cream (20ml), Cream Cleanser (30ml) and Hydrating Mist Toner (20ml) to balance the dehydrating effects of airplane travel. Ingredients includes cooling Aloe Vera, rosehips, avocado oil and more. Looking for other wellness treats? LoveLula has so much to explore!
15. Girlfriend Collective // Style with Care – $68 for Leggings
We have to share some of our absolute favorite leggings of the year from Girlfriend Collective! Their supremely comfy high rise leggings have four-way stretch and compressive fabric made from recycled water bottles. The compression feels like just the right amount of support. And their LITE leggings are lightweight, quick drying, and made from recycled fishing nets. So they bring happiness to us and supporting the planet at the same time. Girlfriend Collective focuses on “humane manufacturing, meticulous design, and sustainable materials… to create a community of people who care about every step of the process.” We’re obsessed!
16. Jade // Harmony Mat for $79.95
Jade mats have it all – beautiful style, perfect grip, nice cushion and eco-conscious production! Jade mats are made with natural rubber and don’t have some of the funky added synthetic products. And to top that off, Jade plants a tree for every mat sold (like we do with our retreats!) – with over ONE MILLION trees planted so far.
17. MPOWERD // Let in the Light – Luci Lux Inflatable Solar Lantern for $19.95
Gift your friends’ an inflatable lantern that lets them power their adventures by the sun! We love the warm quality of this light, making any setting extra comfy. It packs up very thin and does not create waste with batteries. These are also great in a set for a house-warming gift to put up in the backyard or to create a sweep atmosphere for an evening picnic under the stars.
18. PACT // Cozy up – $20 for Premium Sock Gift Box
PACT creates simple, comfortable clothing using Fair Trade Factory Certified™ organic cotton including Leggings and Holiday Socks. PACT is dedicated to using sustainable materials and embodying kindness towards humans to create the softest clothing ever, so you can feel great about what you’re wearing and how it was made.
19. Dr. Hauschka.com // Love Your Skin – Night Serum for $48
Dr. Hauschka skin care is inspired from a passion of natural medicine, supporting healthy skin and the rhythms of nature. Their Night Serum helps the skin revitalize and recover. It is formulated with apple fruit hydrosol, apple blossom extracts and witch hazel extract to leave you feeling refreshed and radiant in the morning.
20. Priti Blanket // Handmade Woven Blankets $48
Cozy up with a divine blanket by the PRITI Collection. PRITI is not only the sanskrit word for delight but also a fabulous collection of “tools for an enlightened life”. This company creates props and accessories that are natural, functional and multi-dimensional with the simple purpose to enrich life through yoga or meditation practices. PRITI not only creates high quality and handcrafted products, they protect our environment and give back throughout their production process, all while supporting communities.
Join us on retreat! Let us know you have any questions about the tips above or want help picking the perfect yoga retreat for your friends and family.