As part of our on-going Yoga Digest BEST, we have found some amazing new and noteworthy items you might be able to live without, but you shouldn’t! Why did we find these products so significant? You will have to read on to find out! We will give you a hint though: they are unique, specific, backed with loads of intention and designed for the conscious and evolved consumer. The most important things in life are not things, but we believe these products will help you uncover what truly matters. Conserve, Save, Recycle, Practice, Manifest and Stay healthy with these 10 innovative picks from Yoga Digest!
Zebra Yoga Practice Base
Comfort & Stability for your home practice
Practice Base by Zebra Yoga is an ideal solution to elevate your home yoga practice. No matter what type of floor you practice on, the Practice Base provides the stability needed for challenging balance and inversion postures with enough cushion to protect you from the occasional fall. Whether you are trying to master a new arm balance or just looking to reconnect to your center in a time of chaos, the Practice Base will elevate your practice. SAVE 10% when you order online with PROMO CODE: “ZEBRADIGEST10”
Stasher – the world’s first—and only—self-sealing, airtight, non-plastic bag! It’s made of pure platinum silicone, so it’s a healthy alternative that’s safe for people and the planet. Made from 100% pure platinum silicone, stasher protects both the planet and your health. stasher is reusable, making it a green alternative to plastic, but it also contains no BPA, BPS, phthalates, vinyl, petroleum or other icky chemicals found in plastic, making it safe to cook in and eat out of. stasher can also be used for a variety of other purposes: travel toiletries, to keep your phone from getting sandy at the beach to storing crafting supplies.
100% BPA-free, PET plastic recyclable bottled black tea
Due to high demand, Crystal Geyser Water Company just introduced its Tejava tea in 100% BPA-free, and PET recyclable bottles, perfect for yogis on the go. The unsweetened black tea now comes in a single-serving, travel-friendly container. Tejava is a 100% all-natural, unsweetened black tea made entirely from handpicked, most premium tea leaves from the Island of Java, Indonesia. The leaves are brewed in small batches, a unique processing technique that yields rich, full-bodied flavor with no sweeteners, preservatives or artificial ingredients. Tejava is verified by the Non-GMO Project, and sources its tea exclusively from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. New PET bottles will be available on Amazon in the forthcoming weeks.
Dieters and the health conscious should keep an eye on Japanese Diet Pu-Erh Saryu Soso Tea. This delicious tea is made from plants that have been cultivated to contain twice as much antioxidants and pathogen suppressants than other tea brands on the market. Not only will it help you lose and maintain a healthy weight, but improve focus and clarity. Great for after yoga or just sipping while reading a good book. This award winning Japanese tea is only sold through JapaneseGreenTeaIn.com in teabag form, making it easier to brew and take this wonderful tea with you wherever you go.
Support the most authentic, radiant parts of yourself that are ready to be seen, known, and fully revealed with BodyMantra’s Emergence. An intentional body oil featuring a blend of ylang ylang, rose, sea buckthorn, bergamot, geranium, and grapefruit essential oils, it’s designed to help you expand to your edges, while reminding you that a good dose of TLC is required for us to safely and fully emerge. As part of daily ritual, apply 2-3 pumps on the part of your body that requires the most nurturing during this emergent time while reciting your favorite mantra to transform body and spirit. Available for $42 at www.bodymantrablends.com.
The FITMAT is a floating training platform that provides a new, fun, and dynamic way to exercise. Its main feature is its rigidity and ability to float on water. Designed specifically for pools, shorter, smaller stable design allows for maximum stability in a small footprint. The Floating fitness mat includes everything you need to create a class, tie down locations and specially designed BOGA tethering cords that attach the boards easily. The FITMAT has been breaking waves in whole new areas of fitness, including physical aquatic therapy, boot camp type workouts and of course aquatic YOGA and Pilates. Enter promo code YOGADIGEST for $25 off and Free Shipping with online purchases.
The newly launched Columbia zip front performance sports bra brings function and high support to the sports bra category. The bra allows for a quick and easy change with a hook and eye feature under an auto-lock zip front closure. The front reflective heatseals allow you to be seen at night during any activity. The removable pads provide shape and coverage whether you are taking studio classes, running, biking or hiking. The 4-way stretch fabric incorporates the patented Columbia Omni-Wick Technology, which pulls moisture away from the body keeping you cool and dry during your workout. The bra can be purchased at Amazon.
Men have often had to make due when looking for loungewear that is better suited for the yoga studio than the track or field. These new, Original Penguin French Terry lounge pants are the perfect style to wear either to or from the yoga studio. Comfortable and soft, they feature two easy pockets for keys and a wallet and feature cuffed legs for a cozy fit. With a drawstring waist, these lounge pants are the ideal item for both active and leisure time.
Karen Neuburger drawstring pants are designed for ease of movement at yoga or pilates class. They are also perfect for relaxing at home and are available in a wide range of sizes. Made from imported fabric with a soft, luxurious feel, Karen Neuburger designs are known for exceptional comfort, and in silhouettes designed for a woman’s body. With an easy drawstring waist, these are the comfy pants you will never want to get out of. These are available at Amazon and better stores across the country. Enjoy your practice with Karen Neuburger.
On the way to the studio, stay comfortable with this women’s active jacket from Avia. This zippered jacket has a modern, textured fabrication with moisture-wicking properties to keep you dry and cozy without feeling heavy or restrictive. The contrasting side panels create a sleek look, while the full-zip front closure provides a secure fit and a variety of wearing options. The long sleeves have thumb holes to stay in place while you’re on the move and the two handy front pockets for ideal for phone and keys.