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The Yogi’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Gifts

Want to do more than sugar-filled chocolate and non-sustainable flowers? Here are our top picks for the health-conscious partner or bestie in your life.

Ah, Valentine’s Day—the season of un-sustainable flowers, sugar-filled chocolates, and heart-shaped everything. This year, avoid wasting time walking through the stores trying to find something your health-conscious partner or bestie might like and buy something your yogi Valentine will undoubtedly fall in love with.

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Here are Yoga Journal’s top picks for the Valentine’s Day gifts we’ll be giving (and would be psyched to receive).

For the sleepy yogis … Alterra Pure Organic Bedding

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As if we need another reason to stay in bed, these organic sheets and duvet will keep you cozy and feeling good about the fact that you’re sleeping in cotton (one of the most heavily-sprayed crops in the world) that hasn’t been treated with pesticides. Alterra Pure is committed to sustainability, fair trade, and supporting the communities that create their products.

Starting at $135, alterrapure.com

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For the man who loves comfort … Oliver’s Passage Pant

Oliver Men's Pants

Does your yogi dash from work to the yoga studio? These pants are perfect for a guy on the move. With a sleek-looking stretch material, they are as comfortable as sweatpants—but workplace-approved.

$158, oliversapparel.com

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For the super-stressed yogi … Saje Peppermint Halo Essential Oil

Saje Peppermint Halo Essential Oil

Overworked? Always on the go? This tension blend features peppermint, lavender, and rosemary, which makes it great at reducing the effects of muscle tightness.

$27, sage.com

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For a homebody yogi … P.F. Candle Co Classic Soy Candle

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With beautiful amber jars and brass lids, these candles are as much of a decoration as they are a chemical-free fragrance. The best part? If your Valentine falls in love with a particular scent, you can by the same scent in a room spray, diffuser, or incense.

Starting at $18, pfcandleco.com

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For the lady who likes to be outside … Lululemon In the Clear Jacket

Lululemon In the Clear Jacket

This lightweight jacket is ideal for everything from a walk to yoga class to a jog in the rain. Not so sure about her size? The waistband is customizable to fit.

$148, lululemon.com

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For the yogi who wants to learn … AIM Online Course

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Has your S.O. been talking about practicing with a world-renowned teacher, but can’t afford to train with him or her in person? Or, maybe your Valentine wants to finally learn how to establish healthy eating habits? AIM Healthy U offers continuing education on everything from countless styles of yoga to clean eating and more.

Prices vary, aimhealthyu.com

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For the yogi who loves almond milk in her coffee … Breville Milk Cafè Electric Frother

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A daily trip to the local coffee shop is an amazing—and incredibly spendy—ritual for so many. For the Valentine who’d like to stop dropping $5+ a day on lattes, this frother is our favorite for aspiring at-home baristas.

$130, Williams-sonoma.com

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For the yogi who dreams of being a sommelier … Vine Box

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For a gift that you both can share, this is a great choice. Whether you choose the one-time purchase option or the 4-times-a year delivery, you will receive 9 of the season’s best organic wines by the glass in individually-packed bottles. If you sign up for a membership, you can order a full-sized bottle of your faves.

$79, getvinebox.com

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For the yogi who meditates … Complete Unity Yoga Meditation Cushion & Blanket

Complete Unity Meditation Cushion

This gift is the perfect set-up for a home meditation practice, and may be the push your significant other needs to get their sit on.

$64, completeunityyoga.com

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For the yogi who wants to try meditation … A membership to Calm app

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Perfect for the beginner meditator—or your favorite insomniac—Calm app offers everything from daily 10-minute guided meditations to sleep meditations and meditations for anxiety.

$13/month or $60/year, calm.com

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For the yogi who lives to be outside … Coola Skin Care

Coola Mineral Face SPF 30

You’ve heard it before, and it bears repeating: The sun (and its damaging rays) are just as powerful during the winter months as it is during the summer, yet so many of us ditch sunscreen when we’re not at the beach. Coola’s organic BB cream means you automatically include sunscreen in your makeup routine, helping you avoid damaging your skin if you spend a lot of time outside.

$52, coola.com

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For the artistic yogi … Society6 Yoga Mat

Society6 Yoga Mat

If your Valentine is into seeing beautiful shapes, inspirational words, or luxurious backdrops when she or he steps onto the mat, this mat is the one. With hundreds of styles to choose from, you’ll find a design that’s sure to wow your sweetie.

Starting at $30, society6.com

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