A regular yoga practice can be a welcome stress reliever. Yoga provides an opportunity for relaxation and quiet reflection that calms anxious holiday bodies and minds.
Whether the Yoga Enthusiast in your life practices slow-paced Hatha Yoga, or hot, hot Bikram Yoga, these DIY Yoga Gifts are sure to have a heart opening effect.
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10 DIY Gifts for The Yoga Enthusiast
1. Make a Foot Oil Spa Treatment
If you've ever had a relaxing foot soak at a spa, you know how wonderful essenial oils feel. A yoga enthusiast or yoga teacher on your holiday list, with a love of balancing asanas, will appreciate a DIY Foot Oil.
- 1 oz. almond oil
- 1 oz. jojoba oil
- 3 drops peppermint essential oil
- 1 drop rosemary essential oil
- 1 drop tea tree oil essential oil
- 1 drop ginger essential oil
What to Do
Combine almond and jojoba oil. Mix in the essential oils one drop at a time, shaking gently after each addition. Massage gently into feet for aromatherapy and muscle relief.
2. Knit a Yoga Mat Bag
The complementary practices of knitting and yoga make this Knitted Yoga Mat Bag an inspired gift.
3. Build Yoga Blocks
Your yoga enthusiast will love these supportive, softly-sanded Wooden Yoga Blocks.
5. Encourage More Giving
Cami Walker, author of 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life, explains why reaching out to others during the holidays can be deeply satisfying.
Yoga teaches us that we're not here to live in a vacuum. We're here to be of service to each other and have a common experience.
6. Light a Candle
Repurpose an old teacup into a calming candle. This calming Teacup Candle is filled with soy wax and essential oils.
7. Plan a Yoga Retreat
You don't need to give an extravagant seven-day yoga vacation to become immersed in the retreat experience. Enjoy the yoga journey with healthy meals at a relaxing and invigorating Yoga Retreat close to home.
8. Customize a Yoga Mat
Print your own photo or design on a high quality, eco-friendly Custom Yoga Mat.
9. Make a Yoga Playlist
Sun salutations, inversions and twists need invigorating music. Download yoga teacher and mantra singer, Wah!'s energizing Yoga Playlist.
10. Make a Yoga Mat From Old Flip Flops
Use old Flip-Flops to make a yoga mat.