Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but don’t fret! The team at ethicalDeal has some last minute shopping tips for you. Spoil your sweetheart with one of these eco-friendly Valentine’s Day gifts. Don’t forget to enter our contest to win a Milagro Yoga + Surf Retreat in Tofino!
1. One Yoga for the People – Yoga Punch Card
Show her you care about her inner balance and the community. Pick up a prepaid 10-class yoga punch card for the beautiful One Yoga for the People studio in historic Gastown. This gem features Vancouver’s most celebrated yoga teachers and offers donation-based classes to ensure everyone can afford to reap its benefits. Their schedule features a variety of classes including Vinyasa, Power, Anusara and Yin.
Cute Bonus Points: Join her for a relaxing Yin class
2. Indigo Food Cafe – Sexy, Raw Treats
Blow the box-of-chocolate tradition out of the water with one of Indigo Food Café’s delicious desserts. Boost her libido (and yours) with a Maca ice-cream cacao sandwich – a delicious combination of cashews, coconut syrup, vanilla, almond milk, maca, lemon, cacao nibs, cacao butter and powder salt. Maca is known to increase energy and endurance and reduce stress.
Cute bonus points: Try one of Indigo’s classes and learn how to make your own vegan and raw treats together (no food fights).
3. Sonja Picard Collection – Yoga-inspired Jewelry
Sonja Picard’s work is inspired by yogic philosophy and inscribed with mantras to guide your meditation. Her jewelry, accessories, paintings and sculptures are not only pleasing to the eye, but are also beneficial to the soul, featuring ancient texts, symbols and Sankrit mantras.
Cute bonus points: Check out Sonja’s Recycle Your Love service and let her upcycle jewels from your lover’s past to create a more personal piece.
4. Me + You – XOXO Collection Bags
Update her reusable bag stash with something fashionable and funky. Me + You is leading the charge in the fight against plastic bags with their stylish and well-crafted totes, yoga bags, produce bags and more. Loved my celebrities, these bags are durable, comfortable and so chic she’ll want to take them everywhere! Me + You just released their XOXO Collection of Valentine’s Day- themed bags
Cute bonus points: Every bag features a removeable heart amulet made of recycled wood and inscribed with “Don’t forget about me + you…” – a reminder of your love, and to never forget her reusable bag!
5. Milagro Retreats – Yoga, Surf & Eco Adventure Retreat
Give the ultimate gesture of love with one of Milagro’s all-inclusive Yoga + Surf Retreats. She’ll spend two days at a getaway packed full of adventure, rejuvenation and abundant locally inspired feasts. Relaxing massages, yoga, surfing, kayaking and more await her in one of BC’s most coveted getaway destinations.
Cute bonus points: Buy another one so her best friend can come along.
To celebrate Milagro’s 10th year inspiring personal growth and unity with nature, we’re giving away one of these amazing all-inclusive retreats! Enter here.
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