27 Nov Our Selection of Christmas Presents for Yoga Lovers
Christmas is just around the corner and you might already have started shopping for the right gifts for everyone. But if you have a yogi on your list, you might not be sure what to get from the countless yoga Christmas presents on the market.
As yoga practitioners ourselves, we can tell you that this practice is a complete lifestyle and there are a lot of good options that would make any yoga lover excited to open his presents.
Here are 10 Christmas gift ideas dedicated to those special yogis in your life…
1. Yoga Cards
Yoga cards are a great tool to practice yoga at home and they are really fun to use. They are also very interesting to learn the benefits and contraindications of Asanas and make a great inexpensive present !
2. A Yoga Mat
A yoga mat is an absolute essential, but if you’re not too sure which yoga mat to choose, have a look at our dedicated post on how to find the perfect mat!
3. A Yoga Mat Bag
Carrying a yoga mat around on its own is annoying. Yoga mat bags are thus really useful as you can fit in your yoga mat and props as well as your own things like keys or mobile phone. If this sounds like a good idea, remember you can make one of your own or shop really nice designs made in organic cotton for example.
5. Yoga Clothes
We all know you can never have too many yoga pants! Ok, we are joking 🙂 But comfortable organic clothing can make a really nice present for people going to multiple yoga class every week. And nowadays you can find a lot of brands committed to sustainable and ethical practices offering really nice yoga clothes!
6. A Yoga Block (or other props)
Help your yogi friend go further in his practice and access all the benefits of the postures providing the right props: blocks, bolsters, straps, blankets, etc. There is a good variety of them so make sure you get advised by a yoga teacher or advanced student!
7. Mandala Colouring Book
Mandala colouring is said to inspire creativity, reduce stress, and bring balance… And the same can be said about doing yoga ! Doesn’t that sound like a perfect gift for a yoga lover ?
8. Yoga Books
Continuous learning is part of the yoga journey. And books are one of the best tools to keep learning and supplement a yoga home practice. Here is our suggestions top yoga books every yogi needs to read :
- Light on Yoga, BKS Iyengar
- Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff
- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali,
- The Bhagavad Gita, Eknath Easwaran
- Yoga Girl, Rachel Brathen
9. A Yoga Retreat
If you have a bit more budget, this is probably the best present you can give a yoga lover… Yoga retreats combine relaxation, yoga practice, healthy food and good vibes in the best possible way! Feel free to contact us if you want to know more about our urban retreats in Barcelona, our Yoga Boat or our Ibiza Finca retreats!
10. A Donation to a Charity
Christmas is a time of giving and sharing with those around us, but not only. Why not donate to a nonprofit or buy a kid in need some present and come back to the true spirit of Christmas? There are endless ways of doing good during holiday season. Ask charities or foundations in your area how you can help them for Christmas, we’re sure they will be really grateful for your generosity!
Merry Christmas Ahead!
Yoga Weeks Team