What to Read: Recs for a Slower Lifestyle

Wondering how to spend your time these days? We asked our teachers what they were reading. Finding inspiring and positive content can help you strike a better mental balance when dealing with the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in these days. There is a tendency toward information overwhelm and it is easy to get bogged down with anxiety producing new articles and social media. Balance those tendencies with some media that inspires, educates, or simply allows you to transport yourself.

Here’s a list of some books our instructors cracked open recently. What are you reading?

Memoirs

Renee Bruno: Frida and Me: Art and One Woman’s Triumph over PTSD by Eli Weintraub

Margi Young: Everything is Under Control: A memoir with Recipes by Phyllis Grant

New Ways of Thinking

Ken Breniman: The Way of the Psychonaut by Stan Grof

Simona Balan: Transparent Power by Tatsuo Kimura

Melina Meza: Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker

Domonick Wegesin: Behave: The Biology of Humans at our Best and Worst by Robert Sapolsky

Hanna Malm: Pelvic Liberation By Leslie Howard

Good ol’ Fiction

Sarah Moody: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Jill White Lindsay: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Rachel Heron: Shadow Tag by Louise Erdrich

Torrey Mansur: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Jamie Patterson: IQ84 by Haruki Murakami

Kids Books

Annemaria Rajala: Moomin books (reading with her son, Cole)

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What to Expect in your Perinatal Class

Wondering what to expect from a perinatal class?

During a prenatal class you’ll gently move your body into different asanas (or poses) aimed at developing your strength, flexibility and balance. Breath work is strongly incorporated to prime you for labor and childbirth by training you to stay calm and strong when you need it most. Our instructors are trained in the nuances of yoga for an expecting body, so you will be guided gently through pregnancy appropriate poses.

A postnatal practice aids in healing, increasing relaxation, and gentle strengthening. These classes are also a wonderful way to connect with other new mothers in a supportive and healthy environment. You may or may not do a lot of yoga, depending on how your little one behaves, but making the effort to come to class and even having a bit of the class to move on your mat will make a world of differnece. Postnatal classes are appropriate for women from about four to six weeks postpartum and up until about six months, or when baby begins to crawl – twins welcome!

Learn more, find class times, and sign up for workshops developed for the various stages of motherhood on our Perinatal Yoga page.

Each of our experienced instructors brings their own unique flavor to class. While they may focus on different movements, the end goal is always to have you leave feeling a little better than when you entered.

What to Expect in your perinatal class

 

What to Expect in your perinatal class

 

What to Expect in your perinatal class

Mamas, and mamas to be — We hope to see you in class soon! Come join our community and find the support system you need to stay present in your new role.

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Gentle Yoga for Immunity

Gentle yoga, like many other forms of yoga, relieves stress, increases flexibility, calms the mind, and strengthens the body. Its’ extra relaxing nature, however, may make it even more of a timely practice while we all try to up our immunity these days. Finding ways to reduce the stress and anxiety in your life has proven benefits to keeping your immune system strong.

 

At Namaste, we offer many styles of gentler yoga that may benefit your immune system. Want some help choosing the form most suited to you? Read on as we elucidate some of our gentler styles.

Gentle Yoga concentrates on physical health and mental well-being.

Entering into bodily postures (asanas) with care and intention, incorporating breathing techniques (pranayama) and integrating meditation techniques(dyana), this practice works to bring about a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind. Gentle yoga, in particular, can be relaxing and help enhance range of motion. And, of course, a big benefit is that it’s accessible to people who may be unable to do a practice that requires a lot of flexibility and strength.

For The Wrists with Jill White Lindsay

with Jill White Lindsay This fun and simple exercise is great for lubricating and opening up the wrists and forearms via pronation and supination (Anatomy Nerd Alert! Pronation means a "side-to-side" movement, Supination means "rotating to face forward of the body"). This move is especially great if you work behind a computer most of your day, as it moves the congestion out from those distal joints.

Posted by Namaste Yoga + Wellness on Thursday, January 10, 2019

 

Restorative Yoga is a form of gentle yoga with passive restorative postures.

Open the body, quiet the mind and move into a deep sense of relaxation with this style of yoga. This is a meditative practice that cultivates awareness of body, breath, and mind. This class can be particularly helpful to those experiencing stress, recovering from injury or illness, and anyone seeking a gentle class to unwind, relax and renew. This class is appropriate for beginners.

Gentle Yoga for Immunity

 

Beginner yoga explores some of the basic postures and breathing techniques that make up the practice of Hatha yoga.

Students will learn about the basics of proper alignment and technique. Emphasis will be placed on core strength, flexibility and balance, as well as concentration and breath control. This class is based on physical postures (asanas), deep breathing, mindfulness and listening to the body.No yoga experience necessary, simply bring a willingness to move and play.

Gentle Yoga for Immunity

 

Therapeutic Yoga is adapted for every body.

This gentle practice is particularly useful for those living with or recovering from an injury or illness or those who may be in chronic pain.

The Pelvic Tilt for Chronic Pain

A therapeutic yoga exercise for those with chronic low back pain: The Pelvic Tilt with Dena Saedi. Curious about more? Please join Dena on March 8, 2020 for her Intro to Yoga for Chronic Pain workshop at Namaste.

Posted by Namaste Yoga + Wellness on Monday, October 14, 2019

 

Other Resources

Visit our Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga resource to sign up for an upcoming class. Our knowledgeable instructors are looking forward to sharing the many ways that gentle yoga can benefit you.

Want to incorporate some immunity building postures into your home practice? Check out these poses that are good for immunity.

Check out some of our upcoming events of the therapeutic and gentle nature here.

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Honoring our Instructors of Color

To honor Black History month, we wanted to shine a light on those instructors in our own community who share this ancestry. While we strive for diversity in our community, we are forever seeking to improve and to extend our awareness of cultural and social justice issues in the yoga industry. We love the unique perspective that these instructors on our roster bring to their classes and to our community. We love that they are here to create inclusive and intimate environments in which students of all backgrounds can feel safe.

Meet Satya de la Paz

With 12 years of experience teaching yoga, Satya de la Paz August inspires students to fall in love with their bodies and their practice. Deeply inspired by her years as an educator in West Oakland, she infuses dynamic alignment, chanting, storytelling, and community-building into her classes. Satya offers Yoga as a means of collective and personal liberation and decolonization: accessing our innate healing capacity through therapeutics and compassion, meeting media-driven body shame through mindfulness and affirmation, freeing the heart of resentment and blame, and healing the mind of patriarchal ways of moving and acting. Multiple expressions of poses are offered as students are encouraged to listen to their own body wisdom and access needs. Experience Satya’s unique way of creating refuge, offering mantra, and the opportunity to learn something each class about your body, philosophy, or mind.

Sign up for class with Satya

Honoring Black History

Honoring Black History

Meet Elika Aird

When you take a class with Elika, expect to be inspired and to move your body possibly in ways you’ve never moved, exploring your creative intelligence and connecting with your own Source. Experience a soulful and dynamic weaving of healing music, yoga philosophy, poetry and vinyasa flow informed mostly by her Prana Flow training with Shiva Rea. She now infuses yoga, fitness, dance and meditation throughout her classes, encouraging students to connect with the wisdom of the body to find strength, insight and ease on the mat as well as off. You can find her also teaching Whole Birth ®Yoga, mom+baby and yin/ restorative yoga classes throughout the Bay Area. Elika’s teaching is also greatly influenced by studies with Sarah Powers, Judith Lasater and from Ayurveda and Energy Healing.

“Elika’s warm, positive energy keeps the tone of the class welcoming and fun.  She gently shares ways to modify poses based on folks’ abilities and how they are feeling that day.  I always leave the class feeling great and with a positive outlook.” ~ Namaste Prenatal Student

Sign up for class with Elika

Honoring Black History Month

Honoring Black History Month

Meet Odisa Walker

The Vinyasa Yoga practice has helped Odisa to find stillness within movement and the breath. She has taught yoga for more than 12 years and founded a studio in the Washington DC area with two locations before moving to the Bay.

Her classes are fluid, breath-centered movement, alignment based, and lovingly taught. Each class is infused with philosophical intention that comes from many of her own experiences. Odisa’s philosophy is that life is hard and although yoga at first may feel like a respite from the world it can also teach us how to live in the world with an open and accepting heart. Expand your ideas of every pose as you deepen your practice. Take some of your favorite poses and turn them sideways and upside down. Maybe even climb a tree!

Sign up for class with Odisa

Honoring black history month

Also keep your eye out for one of our newest subs, Rondy Isaac! Rondy believes Yoga is emancipation. This ancient system was designed to liberate your mind and body, by detangling the restrictions our world and our selfs put upon us. Practice yoga daily to experience your divines.

Please join us this month (and always) in supporting our teachers of color and exploring what they have to offer. We are so grateful to have them in our community and for sharing their gifts.

The struggle for equal opportunity and representation is real. Learn more about the importance of Black History Month or visit the Give Back Yoga Foundation to support the development of yoga for People of Color.

Other Resources:

Yoga Journal Good Karma Awards

Here To Be (LuluLemon Initiative)

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Mantra Work

A mantra is traditionally a word or sound used in meditation to aid in concentration, but what lies behind a mantra is the idea that we are the agents of change in our lives. We have the power to make our desires our reality.  You can use a personal mantra to inspire you to be your best self. Finding the right and most authentic phrase for you can help to affirm how you want to live your life. Speaking it aloud can bring it into being.

Mantra and its practice are part of Vedic tradition in which the sounds of the natural world connected humans to a greater universal energy. These traditional practitioners saw sound and its vibrational quality as the audible manifestation of the energy to which we are all connected.

How do you use a mantra?

How you use it is up to you. Typically, it can be used to center your mind during meditation. You can speak it out loud, or in your mind, while you meditate. You could use it on the daily – for instance, carry something smooth in your pocket, and whenever you come upon it, repeat your mantra to yourself. Use it like the pause before reacting to something. Feel some feelings arising? Wrap your mind around your mantra for a moment before you respond.

Words have power. Speaking them out loud gives them even greater power, so try to say your mantra out loud when you can. Repeating your conscious desire gives it life and breath.

How do you find your mantra?

Decide what idea, goal, concept, or emotion is worthy of your concentration. Then, turn it into a declarative statement by imagining you already have what you are looking to attract. For example, if you are desiring financial security, try “I have everything I need to live an abundant life.”

Here are some of your instructors mantras, for inspiration. Maybe one of these will resonate for you, or perhaps a new one will be sparked.

 

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Honor Your Path: Prompts for the New Decade

HONOR YOUR PATH

This quiet moment in the dark and the deep pause of winter is an optimal time to sit down with a journal and reflect on both the past and the future. Set the tone for this journey with the following practice. We’ve developed some prompts for you to ponder as the wheel of the year turns from one decade to the next, so grab a pen and a comfortable seat, and proceed with an open heart and an open mind. Don’t let your inner critic get in the way of honoring who you are.

  1. Find a quiet space (or somewhat quiet space if you have roommates, children, excited pets) and a comfortable seat.
  2. Light a candle, spray a ceremonial scent in the air, or burn some palo santo to lend some weight and freshness to the moment.
  3. Pull out a special journal or some clean pieces of paper.
  4. Close your eyes, take 10 deep breaths in and out, watching your out breath. You can place your hand over your heart or rest it gently on your thighs.
  5. Set an intention for this practice. Perhaps it is REFLECTION or GRATITUDE.
  6. Visit our writing prompts below and work on one or two of them. Revisit your thoughts part way through the year and see how far you’ve come!

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Gift Guide: Gifts of Self Care

Self care is a hot topic these days, but we truly are not trying to jump on the bandwagon here. We really believe in carving out time from our busy lives to pause, reflect, bathe, soak, meditate, do yoga, take a hike, journal, create, oil, dry brush, or to cultivate any calming activity that offers you love and compassion for yourself. We truly think that making time for self care changes the quality of your life for the better, provides more avenues for finding fulfillment in life, and prepares you to deal with life in a more effective and calm manner when the time for dealing arrives.

Gifts of Self Care

Om Wellness Epsom Salt Soaks with Activated CBD

This gift is a powerful hydrotherapeutic experience. Epsom Salts provide your body with magnesium, which issues forth a number of health and beauty benefits. They have been known to help promote sleep and stress reduction, reduce pain and swelling, and leave skin and hair feeling divine. Add in the relaxing benefits of CBD, and you have a winner! These lovely soaks are locally made in the Bay Area by a woman-owned and operated company.

Up Level: Pair with an Earthbody ayurvedically inspired dry oil for in between bath skin maintenance, and your loved one will be in heaven through the dry times of winter.

$24

Gifts of Self Care

Seasonal Health + Wellness

This beautiful book of photos and weekly self care routines by Namaste Instructor Melina Meza is perfect for inspiring positive change.  Each week presents a new easy suggestion for taking your health and wellness to a new level, plus gorgeous inspiring photographs by Melina to lead the way.

Up Level: Consider adding in a journal so your loved one can chronicle their experience.

$39.95

Gifts of Self Care

Hippy Sister Luxury Soaps

These luxury soaps are divinely shaped and made with premium organic oils, exotic clay and scented with fine essential oils. Handcrafted in California, these beautiful soaps make the perfect hostess gift. We’ve fallen in love with each and every one.

Up Level: Pair with a White Sage Wellness ceremonial room spray for the ultimate wellness product combo.

$22

Gifts of Self Care

Native Bear Blank Journals

These blank journals will be sure to inspire writing and sketching creativity. Native Bear is a small outfit out of Georgia, and pulls inspiration for its beautiful creations from 1970s nostalgia, the fluidity of psyche rock poster art, earthiness, magic, and spirituality.

Up Level: We don’t have them in our boutiques but add in a set of nice pens or colored markers for a perfect fit.

$15

Gifts of Self Care

Restorative Yoga and Meditation Props

Aaah, from a yogi’s point of view, the most self care thing in the world is a little restorative yoga. Using bolsters, blocks, blankets and props in a restful practice pairs yoga with mindful rest. The nervous system can calm down and your breath can find its way to new places. We have all the beautiful props available in our boutiques. The embroidered and festive zafu shown here is by Chattra.

Up Level: Pair with the How to Meditate book by Pema Chodron for an all-inclusive experiential gift.

$84

Gifts of Self Care

The Ritual Yearbook

Simply open this book to any page and follow its advice for an easy way to add self care to your daily routine. Who isn’t ready for a little more fulfillment in their daily lives?

Up Level: Pair with a journal or wellness products like our Epsom Salt soaks to really drive home the value of self care.

$19.95

Still need some more ideas?

There are so many more thoughtful gift ideas in our boutiques. Keep your eye on our blog for other great gifting ideas from our boutiques. Or swing by one or both of our locations, our front desk associates are happy to point you toward their favorite things.

 

Can’t decide? We have gift cards available online and in person in our boutiques, available in any denomination and applicable to any of our goods or services.

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Gifts to Inspire

What is inspiration and how does it add to our lives? Finding inspiration can be one key to leading a meaningful and purposeful life. Our Gift Guide to Inspire a boundless life is full of products that speak to a higher meaning.

 

Wall Tag

Remind your loved ones with affirmations they can see every day. These handmade ceramic wall tags are made locally and hand stamped with all the love the text expresses. Perfect for a wall decoration, altar piece, or tree ornament, these tiny things speak volumes.

Up Level: Combine one of these sweet thoughts with a self care product from our wellness department, or a small brass deity sculpture to guard these words.

$18

Gifts that Inspire

The Wild Unknown Journal

One of our very favorite artists with a spiritual bent, Kim Krans has created a delightful way to explore your emotions through creativity. Each page of this beautifully crafted journal is a new opening to take a journey of inspiration.

Up Level: Pair it with a Moody Moon magical candle to really set the tone for some creative journalling.

$21.99

Gifts that Inspire

Inspired Tees from Dazey LA

These slow fashion tees straight outta LA are empowering, inspiring, and unique. What is not to love? Inspire your loved one’s Sunday, practice, or fitness regime.

Up Level: Pair with some super soft Beyond Yoga leggings for an outfit that will be loved beyond compare.

$48-52

Gifts that Inspire

The Universe Has Your Back card deck

Award winning author Gabrielle Bernstein returns with a card deck based on her book of the same name, The Universe Has Your Back. This deck is perfect for offering messages of strength, safety, and joy. Daily guidance for the soul.

Up Level: Pair with a wall art tag for a visible daily reminder of joy.

$21.99

Gifts that Inspire

Journals Journals Journals

When in need of creativity, or ready to set new intentions, or in a rut, or when you just need to let emotions flow out, a journal is the ultimate tool. These sweet hand painted designs by Maija Rebecca adorn the cover of simple lined journals that are waiting to receive the beauty of your soul.

Up Level: A Chattra meditation zafu creates the perfect perch to journal your year’s intentions.

$14

Planners by Native Bear

Planning ahead might not sound “inspiring,” but setting goals and intentions and achieving things certainly is! Our beautiful planners (and journals) from Native Bear will inspire the people in your life to make beautiful things happen.

Up Level: Add in a class pass with suggested class times circled on our schedule for the go-getter.

6 Month Planner $18  | 13 Month Planner $38

Gifts that Inspire

Maija Rebecca Cards

This Portland based artist draws most of her inspiration from the magic found in nature, the mysterious connection we have to this universe & each other. Each card is adorned with the sweetest and wisest of sentiments. These are so pretty you could frame a curated set for some joyful wall art.

Up Level: The card is the thing. And…what you express inside.

$5.50

Gifts that Inspire

The Archetype Deck

This deck and guidebook boxed set with artwork and wisdom by Kim Krans will offer you a new perspective to frame existence in. Kim illuminates the revelatory power of archetypes—the ancient, universal symbols that have endured across time and cultures in this beautiful and inspiring creation.

Up Level: Pair with one of our last remaining Kim Krans prints!

$39.99

Still need some more ideas?

Keep your eye on our blog for other great gifting ideas from our boutiques. Or swing by one or both of our locations, our front desk associates are happy to point you toward their favorite things.

 

Can’t decide? We have gift cards available online and in person in our boutiques, available in any denomination and applicable to any of our goods or services.

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Gifts with Hygge

It’s winter, and the tone of the season is hygge — “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” Our boutiques have this feeling covered in spades. Meet some of our favorite hygge inspired gifts:

Gifts with Hygge

It is Well LA Crinkled Gauze Scarf

Designed, manufactured, and ethically made in LA, these small batch hand-dyed scarves are made of the softest gauze and have soft frayed edges. As a giant square, these scarves can be worn in many ways, simply draped around as a scarf, folded diagonally into a triangle for a cozy front point, or wrapped around and around and knotted. This company cares, and that matters to us. They give 10% of their proceeds to Generosity, a charitable organization that builds clean water wells in communities in need. This is a gift with a good deed behind it.

Up Level: Add to the earth friendly vibe with a cozy thermal top from our sustainable brand Groceries Apparel (see below).

$64

Gifts with Hygge

Groceries Apparel Eco-Friendly Ponderosa Thermal

Designed, manufactured, and ethically made in LA, thermal comes with all the good juju of supporting a company with an eye for sustainability. Their fabrics are environmentally friendly choices, their dyes are eco-conscious, and their workplace is socially responsible. They make everything in house so there are no environmental costs to shipping fabric from place to place for different stages of production. We love their colors, fit, and style.

Up Level: Perfect the gift with a pair of leggings from Girlfriend Collective for the full on eco-friendly outfit.

$75

Gifts with Hygge

Thankful Beanie

Manufactured locally in LA with some of the softest and most carefully sourced yarns around, this beanie will remind its wearer to keep being grateful, every day. Who of us doesn’t need that reminder?

Up Level: Throw in one of our Mizu brand Peace Love Namaste water bottles to stick with the gratitude theme and stay hydrated while playing in the outdoors.

$28

Gifts with Hygge

Faux Fur Neckwarmer and Hand Warmers

Stay snuggly in style. With a multitude of colors and prints, you can embody your spirit animal wholeheartedly.

Up Level: Buy the matching set!

Neckwarmer: $33  Handwarmers: $33

Gifts with Hygge

Joah Brown Paris Crop

Throw this delicious crop over your leggings and long yoga top, or pair it with jeans for effortless comfort. We love Joah Brown as a brand for their attention to comfort and confidence, and their belief that one outfit should be able to take you from morning to night.

Up Level: Wears perfectly with Beyond Yoga crop tops for the workout below.

$88

Gifts of Hygge

Chattra Pranayama Pillows

Add some comfort to your home with these beautiful embroidered pillows by Chattra. These long rectangular bolsters are intended (on left) to be used for pranayama practice (you can use them lengthwise behind your back for breath practice), but they are too beautiful to hide away. Add a little cozy comfort to your decor by using these as lumbar support on your couch (we have a number of different shapes for you to choose from, and they are all cozy, promise.)

Up Level: Buy a full sit set with a Zabuton floor pillow, zafu or half zafu, and pranayama bolster or full round bolster.

Pranayama Pillow $84 Half Zafu $69

Gifts with Hygge

Stitches Socks

These good feeling socks might have us showing our progressive side, but we couldn’t resist. Keep the tootsies warm and the vibes high with the wisdom of the heroes we admire, from Michelle Obama to Greta Thunberg to Gandhi.

Up Level: Add one of our new inspired Wall Tags for a well rounded gift of words.

$16

Still need some more ideas?

Keep your eye on our blog for other great gifting ideas from our boutiques. Or swing by one or both of our locations, our front desk associates are happy to point you toward their favorite things.

 

Can’t decide? We have gift cards available online and in person in our boutiques, available in any denomination and applicable to any of our goods or services.

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Gifts for Lovers of Movement

Is your loved one a lover of movement? Our boutiques are packed full of delightful gifts, from clothing that provides freedom of movement, to yoga mats of all weights and widths, to rollers and balls to get the kinks out after your workout. As lovers of movement ourselves, here are some of our in-stock favorites.

Lovers of Movement

The Everyday B Mat

This is one of the stickiest mats we’ve ever used, and it is pure delight to practice on. The sticky nature of this mat will help you push into your fingers and feet for an energized and rooted practice. With its’ slight cushion, you’ll feel supported whether doing standing poses or practicing on gentler body parts like your knees.

Available in a suite of rich colors, this mat is our go-to yoga buddy.

Up Level: purchase a gift card for a 5 class pack of yoga classes! That’s the stuff that dreams are made of.

$88

Lovers of Movement

The Jade Voyager Mat

Everyone’s got a favorite mat around here, but the Jade Voyager has a special purpose. It’s pretty much one of the lightest, most foldable mats on the market, and that makes it perfect for travel, vacations, and yoga retreats. You can fold it into a square and lay it flat in your suitcase. You can use it alone, (although it’s very thin so it doesn’t have a lot of cushion to offer), and it’s got all the great qualities of a Jade mat — think eco-friendly, nice texture, and grippy. Are you traveling somewhere that has mats available? You can also bring this lightweight travel friendly mat to layer it on top of another mat for a personal, clean and grippy surface.

Up Level: Throw in some other small yoga props, like a strap, block, or massage balls.

$44

Lovers of Movement

Cork Yoga Block

Take your home practice to the next level with a set of eco-friendly cork blocks. Using props in a yoga practice can add a level of safety to the practice, helping to keep poses in alignment or keeping you from going too far into a pose. They can also be used in restorative postures where the practice is more passive and restful (Perfect after a long workout of bike ride!). Plus, bonus: made of earth-friendly cork, harvested by hand every nine years without having to cut the tree down.

Up Level: Add a book from our collection to encourage a safe and healthy practice over the long term. We recommend Yoga for Healthy Aging (by our very own instructor, Baxter Bell), or Yogabody by Judith Lasater.

$19.95 each

Lover of Movement

Cork Massage Roller

There’s plenty of massage rollers out there made out of foam and plastic, and while they may do the job, they lack both an aesthetic component as well as being eco-conscious. The B Release Roller hits the mark on both these fronts. For your loved ones who love to move, this massage roller is the perfect post workout release, or just a nice way to get some self love after a long day. Small and compact and aesthetically pleasing, this gift is perfect for your active friend or loved one.

Up Level: Purchase a gift card that can be used for our Roll + Release classes. It’s important to get a repertoire of all the moves.

$46

Lover of Movement

Yoga Therapy Balls

Much like the cork roller, this set of soft self massage balls are a great addition to an active life. Getting into the little spots after a tough practice or workout helps to increase blood flow to those areas and aids in decreasing recovery times. These little puppies pack a great punch. If you’ve ever taken our Roll + Release classes at our Grand Lake studio, you know how much you want to take a set of these home afterward. There are endless ways to use these self massage tools.

Up Level: Pair with the roller mentioned above for the ultimate tools to work out the kinks. Another idea — throw in one of the Om Wellness CBD Epsom Salts for a truly therapeutic experience.

$14.50

Lover of Movement

Apparel for Movement by Beyond Yoga

Your active girl is going to love any one of our high waisted leggings by Beyond Yoga. The softest, lushest, most comfortable styles fill our racks in a wide range of color options. We love this brand for their excellent fit, longevity after washing and wearing, the soft hand of their fabrics, and their truly flattering styles.

Up Level: How about a matching top and bottom?  Sets are all the rage in activewear right now. Or, we love how Beyond pairs with one of our other favorite brands in the boutique, Dazey LA tee shirts.

$88-128

Lover of Movement

Apparel for Movement by Girlfriend Collective

We love Girlfriend Collective for their commitment to creating quality eco-friendly clothing out of post consumer recycled plastic bottles. If your loved one is both a lover of movement and a lover of the earth, the bras and leggings from this brand are a perfect fit. We carry these styles up to size XL.

Up Level: Pair with a matching yoga mat for a perfect practice.

$68

Still need some more ideas?

Keep your eye on our blog for other great gifting ideas from our boutiques. Or swing by one or both of our locations, our front desk associates are happy to point you toward their favorite things.

 

Can’t decide? We have gift cards available online and in person in our boutiques, available in any denomination and applicable to any of our goods or services.

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