1) Custom Yoga Music CD - 17¢
For just the cost of a blank CD, you can create a really special and useful yoga-related gift for any friend or instructor! DIY to share your favorite music style and personal flair. Instructors LOVE to receive music suggestions and it will be fun for you to hear the updated playlists in class! (hint, hint!) ;)
2) Yoga Jewelry Charms - $2.50
This Etsy shop boasts a variety of unique and affordable charms for everyone from the spiritual yogi to the sporty yogi. Great for charm bracelets, necklaces or keychains...maybe keep a few for yourself?
3) JuJu's Aromatherapy Eye Pillows - $4.00
These eye pillows will probably remain a staple on this list for quite some time. They're only $4 and they're all custom and handmade! You can mix and match from a huge variety of luxurious silk fabrics and scents. Pop them in the microwave or the freezer for a few minutes for an extra special relaxing treat before bedtime or use them to boost your meditation practice.
4) Chevron Elastic Hair Ties - $7.50
These types of hair ties are about as gentle as you can get without rocking the scrunchie. For those who need to pull their hair back often, these are a stylish and gentle option. At $7.50 for 10 hair ties, they make a great, cheap handmade gift!
5) Target Yoga Tights - $12
Target has recently stepped up it's game in the active-wear department, but if you're just looking for some not-plain-black cotton tights to add a little flair to your yoga practice, head over to the sock section. For around $10-$15, you'll find all sorts of cute (and don't worry: opaque) tights from simple stripes to crazy plaids. (I have the ones pictured here!)
6) Essential Oil Blend - $12.95
Essential oils have long been used to help to create a calming atmosphere, invigorate yoga practice or increase awareness of the senses. Oils make a great gift because there are tons of different scents and uses for them. You might dilute them with water and citrus to make a fresh mat-cleaning spray, pair with an oil-diffuser or gift with a carrier oil to use for massage.
7) Watercolor Yoga Art - $20
If you're not artistic enough to DIY, consider purchasing a watercolor print or notecards from the talented, Lindsey Satchell. She creates simple, yet powerful yoga asana designs that would fit beautifully into any yogi's home and for just $20, you can choose an 8.5" x 11" print from her huge collection of poses.
8) Wholehearter Yoga Spreadshirt Apparel - $25+Shameless plug? Perhaps. Excellent, custom gift? Absolutely. New designs are posted periodically and you can choose any product, design and colors you want! "Stay Present" pictured here, is one of the more popular designs for yogis and non-yogis alike.
Whether it's the incredibly comfortable and practical shoes or the charitable organization that attracts yogis like flies, you'll usually find at least a few pairs of TOMS outside of any yoga class. If you're not familiar with the company, for every pair of shoes they sell, TOMS donates one pair to a child in need. "One for one." <3
10) Hand-Dyed Ombre Yoga Tights - $50
Handmade gifts are the best and this Etsy shop has all different colors of these entirely customizable ombre tights. Comprised of a 90% cotton/10% lycra blended knit, they offer a lot of stretch, but are breathable.
11) oGorgeous Designer Yoga Mat Bag - $82
No, of course you don't need to spend $82 to get a decent yoga mat bag. But if you're going to splurge, it darn-well better be cute and oGorgeous has you covered with these unique bow bags.