These yoga products are the YJ editors’ favorites. Check back every month to see what else they’re loving.
Seane Corn’s The Yoga of Awakening: Mystic Flow DVD
Corn’s third volume in her Yoga of Awakening series reveals how yoga can become intimate, embodied prayer.
Nomadix Roswell Yellow Towel
Props to Nomadix for making this soft, lightweight towel from 100 percent recycled materials. It’s great for yoga, camping, and more.
Farmer’s Porch Heirloom Pumpkin Seeds
We couldn’t get enough of these tasty seeds, with robust flavors like ghost pepper and turmeric lime.
Banyan Botanicals Daily Routine Kit
Kick-start well-being with this Ayurvedic kit. You’ll get a nasal lubricant, massage oil, daily swish, tongue scraper, and herbal supplement.
Sat Nam Necklace
Keep your real identity close with this elegant necklace: Sat nam,
a seed mantra used in Kundalini Yoga, translates as “Truth is my name.”
SoYoung Large Cooler Bag
Perfect for picnics, lunches, and family outings, this insulated linen bag makes “brown-bagging” stylish and earth friendly.
ThinkSport GO2 Travel Container
This lunchbox has embedded silicone walls to seal off each compartment (no soggy sandwiches!) and a section for utensils.
So necessary, it’s hard to believe we’ve done without until now. This no-fuss yoga strap gets rid of annoying buckles, offering a seamless, elegant way to get a grip.
Liquido Active Sounds of Silence Leggings
Elevate your practice with leggings designed by Liquido ambassador Beth Stuart to benefit the advocacy organization Autism Speaks.
10% of proceeds go to the foundation; $83, liquidoactive.com
See also 10 Pairs of Head-Turning Leggings
Earth Home The Original Smudge Spray
Traditional smudging—purifying a space with the smoke of sacred herbs—gets a convenient reboot with this spray by feng shui expert Tisha Morris
Clearing Blend: $30 for 4 oz, earthhome.tv/store
TigerNut Raw Granola
Welcome the TigerNut, a root vegetable packed with prebiotic fiber. Take this delish organic granola (with TigerNuts, dried fruit, flax seeds, and more) on your next ramble
Kate Quinn Organics Short Sleeve Kimono Jumpsuit
The kimono design makes changing a snap, and the breathable cotton keeps baby cool even as the long legs block sun.
Buying fresh juice quickly adds up, so consider this cold-press juicer a long-term health investment. Sleek, efficient, and easy to clean, it comes with a 7-year guarantee.
See also Juice for Your Health
TribeTats Any-Wear Yoga Collection
Get your skin bling on! These metallic body decals, with their intricate and elegant yogic designs, make self-adornment irresistible.
$25 for a 4-Sheet Variety Pack, tribetats.com
Manduka Halter Top Cami and Flux Legging
The makers of the Cadillac of yoga mats have turned their design prowess to apparel, creating lightweight, eye-catching tops and pants that fit and flatter.
$58 and $98, manduka.com
Corkcicle 25oz Canteen
Elegance meets function in these triple-insulated water bottles that keep beverages cold for 25 hours or hot for 12. We love the heft of the 25-ounce Vinnebago for hydrating during longer or hot classes; you can go up or down in size from there.
Starting at $20, corkcicle.com
Gaiam Duffle Bag
With eight pockets for gear, including a secure and simple yoga-mat holder, this duffle transports yoga props and post-class necessities in sleek yet sensible style.
Dr. Hauschka Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
Bring the scents of summer into your shower with this invigorating lemon and lemongrass soap-free cleanser, guaranteed both to awaken and soothe the senses.
Chewing something over just got healthier with this handcrafted gum made from six natural ingredients—no synthetic chemicals or artificial flavors to be found.
$15 for a 6-pack, simplygum.com
Slow-crafted and made with stone-ground cacao, these antioxidant-rich chocolate hearts deliver an amazing flavor.
$7 each, sacredchocolate.com
Yogo Mat Ultra
Functional and easily foldable, this portable mat makes it possible to practice whenever and wherever the urge to flow hits.
Mindful Racer Sacred Space
This sweet, understated tank says it all for mothers and moms-to-be whose love for their little ones knows no boundaries.
Mad Hippie Skin Care
A bonanza of plant stem cells, peptides, and antioxidants works overtime to hydrate, protect, and revive skin.
Exfoliating Serum, $35; Face Cream, $26; Antioxidant Facial Oil, $25; madhippie.com
The Mother’s Wisdom Deck
A quick hit of uplift, this card-and-book combo from YJ associate editor Elizabeth Marglin is a handy companion on the sometimes-bumpy road of motherhood.
Yuni No-Rinse Body Cleansing Foam and Aromatic Body Mist
Made by yogis, this luxuriously aromatic product line (the fragrance is derived from essential oils) lets you have your yoga and feel shower-fresh, too.
$19 and $25, yunibeauty.com
See also 2015 Natural Beauty Awards
Once Upon a Farm Baby Food Squeeze Packets
These organic fruit, vegetable, and grain blends— made with freshness-enhancing HPP technology— provide delicious veggies for your toddler. Try Chocolate Ever After, a combo of cacao, bananas, avocados, and berries.
Lucky Iron Fish
When you buy and cook with a Lucky Iron Fish, you not only boost your family’s iron levels, but the company will donate one to a family in Cambodia or another country where iron deficiency is an urgent health problem.
Spire breath tracker
A pedometer for the soul, this elegant tracker monitors your breath, movement, and calories burned, and reminds you to breathe. Think: wearable personal mindfulness coach.
See also Research Says: Can’t Sleep? Try Yoga
Neshama Project Mini Leah Rose Gold Chain
Neshama Project founder Rachelle Tratt donates a percentage of each sale to innovative organiza- tions, one hamsa—a symbol of blessing and pro- tection—at a time.
Hydro Flask 12 oz Standard Mouth bottle
It’s the perfect size for a midday green tea boost, holding just enough for a pick-me-up but not so much that it chases away sleep at night.
See also 5 Essentials for the Traveling Yogi
Sanuk Bianca shoes in Charcoal
These shoes have it all—comfort, support, and style—with inserts made from yoga-mat material for extra cushioning all day long.
See also Gear to Keep You Cool in Hot Yoga
Rodney Yee’s Yoga for Beginners Gaiam DVD
Start the year on the right foot with one of our fave master teachers. Yee’s expertly sequenced DVD can help new (and new-again) beginners establish a consistent practice.
Indie Lee Vanilla Citrus Moisturizing Oil
A handful of simple, plant-based ingredients packs a powerful one-two punch: aromatherapy bliss (think vanilla and sweet orange for a restor- ative reboot) plus deep hydration for thirsty winter skin.
Affirmats Yoga Mat
These eco-friendly mats, made from a biodegradable jute blend, deliver spot-on affirma- tions like “breathe in love” and “i am enough” to a receptive audience.