The Yoga Lover's Gift Guide
This ethical gift guide is perfect for that yogi/yogini in your life that loves to care for those that made their yoga gear as much as they take the time to care for themselves.
Even though our Christmas shipping deadline has passed, don't let that stop you from treating yourself to get through the rest of this year. I think we can agree that 2020 has certainly left us with the need for a quiet space to retreat, refocus, or just plain escape. So enjoy shopping this ethical guide with peace of mind, knowing you are supporting ethically made products by women-owned, fair trade certified, eco-friendly, and charitable businesses.
This Embroidered Xela Top by The Root Collective is the perfect throw on after getting your pose on. This lightweight cotton top is sure to keep you feeling fashionable and put together if you find yourself having to run a few errands before there's time to wash up after your yoga session.
Each top is freehand embroidered by artisans in Guatemala, they will not be restocked once sold out and are completely unique, meaning you'll be wearing a piece of art that no one else has!
The Jade Voyager mat by JadeYoga is so portable, it folds up to about the size of a yoga block! Jade mats are American made from eco-friendly natural rubber.
Sales from the mats help to fund various causes from environmental groups to ovarian cancer research. You can do your Tree Pose with pride knowing JadeYoga also plants a tree for every mat sold.
Sweaty hair and ears making you a little grossed out to put your mask on? BANDED has you covered with their Ebony Utility Button Headband.
Simply hook your mask ear loops around the buttons for snug, pain-free, long-term wear. But this headband does even more than that! Each purchase provides three meals to a child in need. So far, BANDED has provided 11.1 million meals!
The Aimee Weekender Bag in Stripes by The Root Collective is the perfect size to store all your yoga essentials in. This beautiful bag will also be a constant reminder of the women who wove the fabric by hand into a work of art for you to enjoy before and after class.
The Root Collective partners with small, independent workshops because that's where the most impact in communities happen. Their goal is to support existing workshops that are run by local business owners and given beyond fair trade wages.
From Sun Salutation to Savasana, you'll need leggings that are up to the task. Like the High-Rise Pocket Legging by Girlfriend Collective. Made from recycled water bottles these high-quality leggings feature sleek double side seams and a pocket on each hip.
They also come in gorgeous eco-friendly dyed colors and are sewn in a SA8000 certified factory in Hanoi, Vietnam, that guarantees fair wages, safe and healthy conditions, and zero forced or child labor.
What better way to hydrate after you meditate than with a S'well zero-waste water bottle. Made completely from food-grade stainless steel, these bottles keep beverages cold for 48 hours or hot for 24!
S’well also partners with UNICEF, committing $1.4million to help provide clean water, build infrastructure, educate families on water-borne diseases and promote national reform to make sustainable, long-lasting change to the world’s most vulnerable communities.
Their 25oz bottle also holds a perfect workout amount of water... or an entire bottle of wine, your choice. You can always asana mañana!
Whether you're just starting or expanding your stretches, The Raja Yoga Strap by Prana is a great addition to your yoga practice. This 100% organic cotton strap helps increase your range of motion gradually with the adjustable D-ring buckle.
This strap is also Fair Trade Certified, which means the factory workers' health and safety are protected and they are guaranteed a fair wage with financial premiums for each garment they make.