Choosing a yoga gift for a senior yogi is tricky. Choosing a yoga retirement gift makes it even harder.
Fun yet extreme yoga props that everyone is drooling over (think a yoga wheel or aerial yoga set) are out of the question. And so do funky and tight yoga leggings.
Besides, if they are already into yoga, it's probably hard to find something yoga-related that they don't already own.
If you've set your mind on yet another gift card, stop right there. I've rounded up a list of thoughtful yoga gift ideas any senior yogi will love: be it your parent, grandparent, or just a friend.
Keep reading for the 13 best yoga gift ideas perfect for celebrating retirement, birthday, anniversary, or any other special moment.
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Knee and wrist pain are a bummer, whether you're 20 or 50.
Luckily, yoga can help, and this awesome SukhaMat can help with yoga.
Lightweight and incredibly supportive, this small yoga pad is a lifesaver for bony parts. Plus, it makes a perfect yoga gift for seniors and younger yogis alike.
This set of yoga gloves and socks is a perfect yoga retirement gift for beginner yogis.
They offer additional cushion for feet and wrists, and according to users, "help you grip even on carpet." It means no more slipping or potential falling on your yoga mat.
Want to give a senior yogi friend a gift that they will actually use?
You can't go wrong with a yoga blanket!
This one from Ekaminhale is so buttery soft and cozy that the recipient will end up using it all day long: either for yoga, home décor, or just for chilling with a good book.
By the way, it's also made of 100% organic cotton and supports local communities in India.
See more options and read more reviews in the roundup of the best yoga blankets.
A yogi, young or old, always appreciates a gift of a good book.
These two suggestions here contain timeless wisdom, inspiration, and a daily dose of yoga for physical, emotional, and mental well-being at any age.
This is probably the best-rated yoga DVD among beginner yogis in their senior years.
With seven different yoga routines, daily home yoga practice has never been more accessible and fun.
Not exactly what you're looking for? Take a look at this roundup of best yoga DVDs for every age and need.
Looking for a yoga-related retirement gift for someone who's been out of shape for years?
This yoga chair offers a smooth and comfortable start to the fantastic world of yoga. Complement it with a Chair Yoga DVD for the whole package.
Yoga bolsters are a dime a dozen. But if you want a high-quality, durable, and supportive yoga gift, reach for Hugger Mugger.
The company made its name by selling the best yoga bolsters and yoga pillows in the market. This one over here won't disappoint!
Read more reviews on the best yoga bolsters in the market.
Yoga is a huge game-changer when it comes to pain management.
Combine the soothing yoga postures with pain-relieving and stress-reducing hemp oil and cream, like these ones here, and you'll get one happy and healthy giftee in the end.
Coloring is super fun and relaxing. If your elderly friend is a colorist and a yoga enthusiast, this mandala coloring book is an excellent gift just for any occasion.
With 50 unique and beautiful designs, this book is easy to color and easy on your wallet, too!
Help your elderly yogi keep the memories alive with this luxury handmade leather journal.
Users call it a "work of art." And it truly is.
Each journal is created by hand from start to finish by the most skilled craftsmen, making this leather beauty the best yoga retirement gift for senior yogis who like journaling.
As we age, we often tend to have a tough time falling asleep (and staying asleep too!), making it the perfect time to finally try out aromatherapy. Not only because essential oils create a soothing ambiance for yoga and meditation, but because the heavenly smell of lavender beats insomnia better than a hot glass of milk.
Besides, this diffuser here works as a humidifier, too.
A set of yoga blocks and a strap is yoga's non-negotiable. If your senior yogi friend still doesn't own one, they will surely appreciate this thoughtful yoga retirement gift.
Besides, who can resist this cute and carefully crafted lotus design?
Sure, you can gift a senior yogi in your life a visit to a massage parlor.
Or you can get them their personal shoulder and back massager so they could relax at home whenever they want to.