When Christmas day comes around, lighting up your loved ones’ faces is the aim of the game. Make no mistakes, gift-giving is an art form. So, how can you choose just the right presents for the yoga lover in your life?
We’ve got you covered. Here are some gift ideas that will have them swooning in no time at all.
Here are ten great yoga presents that will make them smile when they rip off the wrapping paper.
1. COSY JUMPER FOR SAVASANA
Ending your yoga session with the Savasana pose is the perfect way to unwind. It’s a chance to let the stresses of the day go and take a moment of mindfulness to yourself. Gifting someone a cosy jumper for this activity is a thoughtful way to show you care.
For the female yogi in your life, there are plenty of comfortable and fashion-forward options. The Electric & Rose Ronan Pullover is made from 70% pima cotton and boasts a bright tie-dye print, while the Varley Cleon Sweater is super soft in a luxurious ottoman rib fabric.
If you’re searching for something with a sportier aesthetic, you may want to opt for the Dri-FIT Get Fit Crew Sweater. For the male yogi in your life, there’s the Nike Yoga Dri-FIT Jacket is a lightweight option that looks unassuming but feels super comfortable.
2. YOGA LEGGINGS
Moving from pose to pose requires a high level of skill a discipline. It’s hardly an easy feat. To get this aspect of the session right, a true yogi needs some reliable pants.
A pair of stretchy yet comfortable Girlfriend Collective High Waisted Leggings could be the answer when you’re picking a gift for a female yoga lover. Boasting warmth for those chilly winter months, durability, and flexibility, you can hardly go wrong here.
Men also need a versatile pair of pants when in flow so why not treat them to some Nike Yoga pants? The strong material paired with the sweat-proof design is a winning style.
3. SLOGAN TOPS
Looking for a quirky addition to your friends’ yoga wardrobe? Luckily, there are a couple of options you can grab for them. For example, the Spiritual Gangster Hustle Savasana Sweater showcases a phrase all yogis will recognise: ‘Breathe. Manifest. Hustle. Repeat.’ Set against a blackberry backdrop, the slogan top is perfect for the gym or brunch.
Next up, if you’re looking for something a little lighter, there’s the Spiritual Gangster Shine Muscle Tank. The hip-length tank top is made from micro modal supima cotton and has a bold statement in the middle of the chest.
4. WATER BOTTLES
Refuelling is vital whenever you’re practicing yoga. For that reason, getting that special someone a water bottle is always a smart idea. There are plenty of different high-quality options that will help quench your friends’ thirst when they need it the most.
The S’Well Coral Reef Water Bottle is a feminine stainless-steel bottle that ticks every single box. Add in the fact that it’s wide enough to fit ice cubes and you’ve got a recipe for success. Adding a little flavour couldn’t be easier than using the 24Bottles Infuser Water Bottle, complete with a strainer and half glass and stone finish.
Turn people green with envy with the Stay Sixty Stainless Steel Water Bottle in Emerald. The premium water bottle offers triple-layer insulation and can hold either hot or cold drinks. For the chic yogi in your life, the Sonoma Studio Bottle in Rose Cloud has a subtle but modern look and is even self-cleaning to boot. What more could you want?
5. YOGA MAT
Every yogi needs a durable mat that will stand the test of time. These products are real investments. Get this particular gift right and that special someone will be balled over.
To kick things off, you might want to look into the Yogi Bare Teddy Yoga Mat. The Flow Wave print makes it dreamy while the natural rubber and micro-fiber towelling offers non-slip technology. For an altogether more feminine aesthetic, there’s the Fable
Pro Grip Studio Yoga Mat in Plush Pink. You may also want to check out the Manduka PRO 71" Yoga Mat 6mm for a larger and 100% Latex-free option.
6. YOGA MAT CARRIER
Getting from A-to-B as a yogi needn’t be a challenge. Fortunately, there are many different yoga mat carriers you can give to that person in your life. For instance, the vegan leather SAÏA Emmeline Yoga Mat Bag is a sophisticated option, offering a sleek look with all the functionality you need.
The Manduka Go Move Mat Carrier is a simple and stylish strap while the Manduka Go Play 3.0 Mat Carrier is a lighter weight version.
7. YOGA MAT SPRAY
Keeping yoga mats clean is vital if you want them to last longer. Choosing the perfect spray for your favourite yogi friend is easier than you think. The Manduka Yoga Mat Wash and Refresh in lavender could be the quick and easy solution they are looking for.
Alternatively, the Manduka Botanical Mat Cleaner in fresh citrus could do the trick. The plant-based cleaner contains no harsh chemicals but still gives a deep clean every time.
8. GRIPPY SOCKS
When you’re looking into yoga gear, there’s one oh-so-adorable option that you don’t want to overlook. Grippy socks help yogis enhance their professional practice while staying on point.
The Pointe Studio Happy Grip Sock comes in rose ombre colour, while the NikeGrip Studio Footie Socks have a more sports-ready aesthetic.
9. YOGA BLOCKS
For yoga newbies, having some blocks on hand could make the practice easier than ever. These allow yogis to master tricky poses and positions while giving them an extra level of support too.
Invest in a high-end option such as the YOGI BARE Yoga Block Bamboo, a YOGI BARE Foam Block or the B Yoga Cork Yoga Block to win them over.
10. YOGA STRAPS
Buying something for a more advanced yogi? As they move forward in their yoga journey, they will come up against more and more challenging positions. Giving them some handy yoga straps could help them supercharge their training.
Two ideal options this festive season are the Manduka AligN Yoga Strap or the Yogi Bare Yoga Stretching Strap. Either of these offer a durable hold along with all the flexibility your friend will need.
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