The Yogamatters Christmas Gift Guide For Comfort & Relaxation

The Yogamatters Christmas Gift Guide For Comfort & Relaxation

The lead up to Christmas is always so hectic and potentially stressful that we could all do with a little pampering and indulgence when the big day itself arrives. Bring the gift of comfort and relaxation this Christmas time with these inspirational health and wellbeing gift ideas that nurture body, mind and soul.

Caring for ourselves is so important all year round and what better time to start than in this season of comfort and joy. Maybe it’s the perfect opportunity to treat yourself to something as special as you are too!

Dip Dye Shawl

£35

This versatile shawl by eco fashion brand Komodo is made from 100% rayon, an eco-friendly fibre made from tree cellulose, which has a smooth finish with a feel and texture similar to silk.

This cosy, stylish shawl with its dip dyed colour finish can be worn three ways: as a snood, a shawl or a drape cardigan.

Also available in black.

You can see the Komodo range at Yogamatters here.

Recycled Wool Blanket

£38

This moldable, foldable blanket supports the body in restorative and dynamic yoga poses for the ultimate in warmth, comfort, and versatility.

Made in India, this luxury recycled wool blanket from Manduka is woven from 75% recycled wool and 25% recycled synthetic fibres.

Available in a wide range of rich colours.

Browse our collection of yoga blankets here.

Fortitude

 

The Power of Relaxation 

£12.99

The Power of Relaxation describes Yogi Ashokananda’s unique, down-to-earth approach to meditation and relaxation – one with strong connections to ancient Indian traditions but also fully adapted to the demands of modern Western living.

By using breath control and simple arm movements to channel and direct energy flow, Yogi also demonstrates how to create perfect balance in the body and rid it of samskaras, our emotional scars, which can make us lethargic, depressed and anxious.

Browse the full Yogamatters range of books here.

 

Bolster with gold trim

£38

This gorgeous bolster with traditional Indian gold trim is a staple prop for restorative yoga. The cylindrical shape makes it perfect for placing underneath knees to release the lower back and alleviate tension throughout the body. It is also ideal for providing support during deep hip opening poses and as a prop to allow for asana alternatives.

The bolster’s cover is made from 100% organic cotton and is removable and machine washable. The bolster also has a strong carry handle and is lightweight, portable and suitable for both studio, or home use.

Available in a selection of vibrant colours.

You can see our full range of bolsters and zafus here.

Ocean Green
Yogamalai Eye Pillows with Lavender

Eye Pillow with Lavender

£8

Made by the Yoga Malai Women’s Co-operative in South India, supporting families using fair trade initiatives, these colourful eye pillows with gold trim are filled with lavender and flaxseed to rest tired eyes.

Use an eye pillow during savasana to block out light and put a little pressure on to the front of the eyes to send messages to the brain to relax body and mind.

Available in a selection of vibrant colours.

See our full range of eye pillows here.

Yin Yoga

£11.99

A yin yoga practice incorporates poses designed to improve the flow of qi, the subtle life force essential to organ health, immunity, and emotional well-being.

Experienced yoga teacher Ulrica Norberg describes how to balance yin and yang on and off the mat, sharing her own experiences and offering wisdom for adapting the yogic principles in modern life. Photographs and clear descriptions highlight proper alignment, ensuring the practice will be safe and effective.

Browse the full Yogamatters range of books here.

 

Sundays Over Mondays Tee

£29.90

This cool slogan tee from Thought says it like it is.

In Duck Egg Marle and with a scoop neck, there’s a vintage feel about this tee. This super soft 100% organic cotton T shirt is perfect for those long lazy Sunday mornings.

Browse all the women’s T shirts in the Yogamatters range here.

 

 

Root & Flower Wonderbalm

£22

This wonderful all-purpose skin recovery balm has one simple intention: to nourish.

It can be used on lips, elbows, cuticles, stretch marks, heels and hands – or anywhere in need of nourishment – to restore, nourish and moisturise dry skin.

Calendula calms, soothes and repairs. Shea Butter is the ultimate dry skin superfood, high in Vitamins A and E, offering unparalleled hydrating properties to effortlessly restore elasticity.

To see the complete Yogamatters range of natural body care products, click here.

 

Root & Flower Wonderbalm

Bee Kind Votive Candle Gift Set

£25

 

A beautifully packaged box set of three scented candles from Beefayre, made with essential oils of rosemary & neroli – a beautifully balanced fragrance to promote wellbeing and happiness.

Kind to the bees because each candle is made from 100% pure natural plant wax with a cotton wick.

For more ideas of great yoga-related gifts,  click here.

 

Buddha’s Book of Sleep

£8.99

Sleep deprivation is a growing problem worldwide. How wonderful would it be to give the gift of sleep this Christmas?

Buddha’s Book of Sleep is the first book to treat sleep disorders from the perspective of mindfulness meditation. Divided into two sections, this book attacks sleep disorders with a combination of wisdom and practical meditation exercises to help the reader calm their hurried thoughts and rest easy.

To browse our collection of books on Meditation and Mindful Living, click here.

If you still haven’t found that perfect gift yet (you’re sure you’ll know it when you see it), then don’t worry. There are loads more inspiring gifts in the Yogamatters collection.

See all the products in the Yogamatters Christmas Gifts for Comfort & Relaxation range here.