It’s that time of year where I share my favorite products and places in one blog and hope that it guides your shopping habits and makes the ones you love happier than ever. All my products and places are small businesses and have a special place in my heart. The owners of these businesses not only provide and make amazing products and services, but they are also amazing people with huge hearts. Read further and please do not hesitate to ask me any questions by either submitting a blog response or by emailing me.
Stay Near or Go Far with Me!
Join me in January for my Renew, Revitalize and Retreat in the Poconos! Fireside Yoga, Snowshoeing, Spin & Wine! It is the perfect way to start the New Year!
Join me and Bex in April for the Blissed In Beach Body Retreat in Aruba! Fun, Sun, Yoga, Beach Workouts, Meditation, Snorkeling, Paddle Boarding & Amazing Food! It is the perfect way to burn those extra winter calories!
Bliss Stand Up Paddle Board
I love paddling, but I love paddling with an awesome board even more. I have two Bliss Boards and I love them both. They are durable, move through waves and still water with ease and they are wide enough to do yoga on. Special Offer to My Peeps!! Mermaid Board, Carbon Fiber Paddle, and Bag for $999! Mention “Laurel” when ordering!
Help those you love get fit, strong and healthy in 2014! Studio Fitness has great class options from spin, piloxing, zumba, circuit training, yoga and they offer kids classes and private training. The 3 Classes for $25 Special is a great stocking stuffer! Or, commit to fitness in 2014 and sign up for the monthly unlimited class option for $39.
Shop Aardvark for your favorite athlete. Great stocking stuffers like ear warmers, running gloves, compression socks and so much more. And, don’t forget to sign up for a yoga or Pilates class in the Aardvark Annex!
Give the gift of nutrition! Sign up for Dr. Kristen Bentson’s 30 Day YouAnew Program and bring a friend or family member along! Classes begin January!
The Yoga Loft
Buy a gift certificate for your favorite yogi or for someone who has always wanted to try yoga out. The YL boutique also sells yoga mats, clothes and great books!
Private Yoga with Me!
Great for yogis who want help improving their practice or want to work on specific poses. Great for new yogis who want to learn the ropes before joining a class! Or, purchase a personalized sequence built just for you!
I love pickled and fermented veggies, but I hate the sugar, gluten and chemicals typically added. Jolene’s Jars are the real deal: all veggies, all real ingredients! Buy these jars of goodness locally!
It tastes great and I feel great after eating it. Tembatoo is made with gluten free and dairy free ingredients making it a perfect choice for celiacs and for those sensitive to dairy. It is a perfect stocking stuffer!
The Other Fish
Plan a dinner date with friends rather than buying each other gifts! Share some sushi and catch up!! Don’t forget to order the “Laurel” Salad!
Gather with co-workers and friends for Therapeutic Thursdays. Enjoy a long list of amazing martinis and appetizers!! Make sure to make a reservation for your holiday events!
Great place to plan a Sunday Holiday Brunch! Share hummus while sipping on Bloody Mary’s! Also, visit on Friday and Saturday nights to listen to live music!
The Wise Bean
Plan a coffee date with friends and family and then stroll through Bethlehem. Warm up with a latte, chai or tea. Wise Bean Gift coins make awesome stocking stuffers!
Shop at the only eco-friendly salon in The Valley for some great organic hair products, nail polishes and make up! This is a perfect place to take your pregnant friends or children who are sensitive to or need to avoid salon chemicals! Have fun and get pampered!
I love shopping local and I love that my favorite yoga clothes say, “Made in Bethlehem” on the inside. These clothes fit perfect and they feel great. Check out the organic line too!
Shop for everything to make you glow! Amazing hair and skin products and custom made jewelry and belts that make everyone look fashionable. Also, check out their new custom logo T’s. I promise, you will love them!
These ladies take customer service to a whole new level. Provide your measurements, select your style, pattern and band colors and you have a unique to you swimsuit! And, you can now create your own leggings that are great for paddle boarding and the studio!
A yoga bag is a crucial accessory so you should make sure it is the best! Designed and made in the USA it is eco-friendly, water resistant and stylish! The exterior fabric is made from recycled plastic bottles (RPET)! Shop with discount code “PADDLEYOGA” and receive 10% off.
Go for a facial and then shop for your holiday dress. You will look and feel great! Don’t forget to buy some gifts too!
Wishing you a holiday season and 2014 filled with health, happiness and hipness!
XO – Laurel