It’s not as easy getting out of the house to a class at your local yoga studio these days. Fortunately, yoga is the perfect at-home activity to keep your body limber and core strengthened, whether you’re in the living room or on your back patio. And who knows better than Texas-based #YogaMama Olga Urbanovich, an international yoga instructor and fitness nutrition specialist, who shares yoga tips with her many followers and fellow yogis on Instagram. Olga knows the right gear for any yoga enthusiast—from blocks and straps to mats, towels and packs. In this guide, Olga shares the essentials you'll need to nama-stay stretching on your yoga mat in the comfort of your own home.
... moreYour mat supports you literally and figuratively — in the studio, during sweaty sequences and healing nidras, and in the world, where the grounding effects of yoga help you to live a life of purpose. My favorite Warrior Mat is where the magic happens — it’s roomy, perfectly cushioned for joint support, anti-odor, dry-wicking and slip-free, wet or dry. It’s also 100% formaldehyde-free, non-toxic and PVC-free, perfect for a clean practice and a peaceful Savasana.
Lightweight, with just the right level of firmness, the Uplifting Yoga Block is exactly what I need to level up my practice and maintain stability during poses. These blocks come in a bunch of different colors so you can find a set that match your mat, and feel great in your hand.
This essential yoga strap helps me enhance into my practice by aiding in deepening my stretches. Designed to help you carry the mat, increase flexibility, achieve deeper stretches and sink into restorative poses, I love the Manduka strap because it's made of 100% sustainable cotton and the brand is fully committed to minimizing environmental waste.
Amazing quality bag for storing my yoga mat or traveling with it to the studio or anywhere else. This one matches my mat, and is ventilated, which is great for packing away a mat that was just used in a sweaty session.
Amazing classes with amazing teachers for all levels, from beginners to advanced, from five minutes to two hours. A must have for yoga lovers. The membership can be used on many different screens, making it easy to use even if you're traveling and is one of the best gifts you can get for yourself for personal wellness.
All yoga lovers know that when you're practicing, you sweat a lot. This microfiber towel absorbs your sweat and keeps your asanas stable when used as a top layer on your yoga mat. This towel really stays put, plus I love the light purple color.
You always need to stay hydrated and drink water during the day, and especially when you practice yoga. I prefer the Hydro Flask water bottle because I love the design. They come in a few different mouth sizes and tons of different colors, so you customize your HydroFlask to find the perfect fit one just for you.
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