Reviews & Giveaways
LexiYoga does product reviews and giveaways. From yoga wear, yoga mats, jewelry, beauty products, CD's and more. Please email me if you're interested in getting your products reviewed & featured on my website. firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ecoYoga Mat
The Original ecoYoga Mat is made from sustainably grown 100% natural rubber and jute. It feels like you're walking barefoot on the earth. What an amazing concept knowing that you're practicing yoga on an ethical mat.
- MegaFood Winter Wellness Giveaway
I received an awesome MegaFoods Winter Wellness package to stay strong and healthy this winter season. Win one of these packages - The winner will be announced on Sunday February 7th.
- Yoga Holiday Gift Guide
Ever wonder what to get a yogi for the holiday season... besides a yoga mat! Well I'm a big yoga enthusiast and came across lots of yoga goodies that I recommend as a gift for the holiday season.
- Namastegg Starter Kit
These blocks come with a unique shape that compliments the body, as we are not square. These oval shaped eggs are great for restorative poses, but also great to support standing poses.
- Yogi Surprise
I was so delighted when I received two packages from Yogi Surprise. The yoga lifestyle box and the yoga jewelry box, which are filled with yoga inspired items that are perfect for any yoga enthusiast.
- Just Live Activewear
I received the Sunset Lace leggings that are like a rainbow of color for your eyes. Just Live provides beautiful activewear that's fashion friendly and feels like second skin.
- Yoga Smoga Wear
I'm loving this Yoga Smoga outfit, as I don't own any yoga wear in these colors. The tank is designed to stay put on your waist while you move and twist into any pose.
- Yoga and Love
Yoga and Love by Vish Iyer is a book on finding true love that's not superficial, but more of a soul to soul connection, by changing your inner and outer lifestyle with the yoga traditions of India.
- Five Tips for Parenting With Presence
Parenting With Presence by Susan Stiffelman invites parents to go on a journey to bring peace, joy and personal development to their day to day parenting style.
- Lavanila - Eco Living Tips
On behalf of Earth Month and the Lavanila Live Green campaign, I would like to share with you an eco living tip that I practice. I like to use natural products that are good for your body and planet.
- Purusha People
I received a beautiful outfit from Purusha People. The cool thing about the top is that you choose your own element symbol. I chose earth, as I want to feel connected and grounded to the earth.
- Clementine Surfwear
I'd like to thank Clementine Surfwear for sending me vintage style yoga leggings in dark blue tie dye. Perfect for yoga classes, as your body can stretch easily.
- Hum Nutrition
When I found out about Hum Nutrition, I was super excited, as they have specific vitamins for healthy hair, glowing skin and strong nails, which is something that I always strive to achieve.
- clover cloth
I'd like to thank clover cloth for sending me a lovely Limited Edition: Free Everyone Racer Tank. It's 100% organic fare trade cotton, that's super soft on your skin.
- Earth Runners
I recently received a pair of Earth Runners sandals. They are meant to connect you to the earth by recreating a barefoot experience, as typical footwear blocks that connection.
- Zensorium Tinké
I received a Zensorium Tinké, which tracks your respiratory rate, blood oxygen saturation and heart rate variability using your iPhone. It raises awareness of your fitness levels, motivating you to get moving.
- I Hate Yoga
I Hate Yoga, And Why You'll Hate To Love It Too by Paul McQuillan is a book that explores why yoga has become so controversial in the western society, and how this whole love/hate relationship began.
- The Art of Stillness
In a generation that's moving so fast and constantly looking for the next best thing, it's no wonder that some people feel a lack of purpose. Our lives will begin to make more sense if we take a moment to sit still.
- The YOGO Mat
The YOGO Mat is light weight, and folds up like a small blanket. It's also very grippy, so you don't slip and slide while doing poses. I wish I had this while traveling last year.
- BuddhiBox Yoga Subscription Box
I just recieved my BuddhiBox in the mail. A box of happiness with yogi-inspired items that are organic, non-toxic and mindful. It's like a surprise birthday present every month. Yoga delivered to your door...
- Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi - Operation Meditation
Operation Meditation is excerpted from a Parenting Yogi by Brian Leaf.
It's 5:00 AM. I have to pee very badly. And I'd like to go meditate. Someone else would simply get out of bed, pee, and blithely head off to their cushion.
- Wear Luck
I'd like to thank Wear Luck for sending me some tops that promote good luck and self-improvement. Their clothing line is designed to help you focus on your goals and influence positive energy into your life.
- Kara Scalp Detox Salon
I got the pleasant opportunity to visit Kara Scalp Detox Salon for an amazing deep cleansing detoxification scalp treatment. My head felt like a million bucks, with the cleanest feeling ever.
- How to Chant: Some Practical Instructions
Sacred Sound, Discovering The Myth & Meaning Of Mantra & Kirtan by Allanna Kaivalya shares twenty-one mantras with their meaning and myths behind them. Prepare to be illuminated.
- Pick Your Yoga Practice
Pick Your Yoga Practice by Meagan McCrary takes a closer look at the different styles of yoga, and why it has become a nationwide phenomenon that creates a drugless high with many benefits.
- Juil Ballet Shoes
I received a lovely pair of Juil ballet shoes that are flattering and comfortable in one. Juil is known for their copper dots that keep you grounded and connect you with the earth.
- Daily Greatness Yoga Journal
The Daily Greatness Yoga Journal: Your Masterplan for a Beautifully Conscious Life is a transformational intention setting journal to set goals and create positive change in your life. Beware, as this could radically alter your destiny.
- Lole Activewear Review
I was so thrilled to receive the Mantra 2 Dress by Lole Activewear. It's a strappy tank top that converts to a dress. All you do is slide a set of straps down your shoulders, and voila...
- Hyde Yoga Wear
Hyde Yoga wear is very stylish, attractive and super soft on your skin. You can practically live in these clothes on and off the mat. The softest and most comfortable organic cotton yoga wear that's perfect for summer.
- Studio Lagree Workout
After taking a few classes at Studio Lagree I noticed such a transformation of my body. It really started taking shape and working my muscles like never before. It's an extremely challenging workout that gets your abs on fire...
- Vita Violetta iPhone Leather Wristlet
I'd like to thank BellaVita for sending me a gorgeous iPhone 5 leather wristlet, which is very practical, pretty and elegant at the same time. It's a mini purse for your iPhone for people on the go, like me.
- Yoga Smoga
Yoga Smoga is an Indian inspired yoga wear brand that is highly luxurious. The Tippy Toe Legging, and the Yantra Tank is what I got. I love the vibrant color combination, style and the comfort all in one.
- Core of the Yoga Sutras Giveaway
In Core of the Yoga Sutras, B.K.S. Iyengar applies the philosophical core of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. It gives you a deeper understanding of the discipline of yoga and the interconnections between the Yoga Sutras.
- Electric Yoga Giveaway
I'd like to thank Electric Yoga for sending me an amazing yoga outfit. An anti-slip yoga pant and a seamless layered bra tank. Now you can practice yoga anywhere without a mat. This is especially great for traveling.
- NamaSTAY Yoga Towel
I recieved a lovely purple NamaSTAY Yoga Mat Towel that is non-slip. It has sleeves at both ends that wrap around your yoga mat, so it always stays in place. It's perfect for hot yoga, as it's super soft and absorbs all the sweat.
- Dream Water
If you're having trouble sleeping at night, then Dream Water might be the perfect solution for you. Not only does it taste good, but it definitely helps you fall asleep faster and get you into dreamland, which is what we all want.
- Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi
I received the book Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi, by Brian Leaf. He takes you through his detailed adventure of how yoga, meditation, Ayurveda and holistic health helped cure all his physical and mental ailments.
- Novica Mosaic Bracelet
I received a beautiful Bali Mosaic cuff bracelet from Novica, who are in association with National Geographic. This stunning cuff bracelet caught my attention, as I'm a big fan of sterling silver.
- Gaiam TV - Yoga and Fitness Videos
I got a chance to try out Gaiam TV, which is an online channel like Netflix for health enthusiasts, with hundreds of videos to choose from. I decided to try out a video by Amy Ippoliti called Inversions: Yoga Foundation of Youth.
- Tiny Devotions Mala Beads
I received a rose quartz mala beads necklace from Tiny Devotions, which is made of sacred Rudraksha seeds and have a special 109th crystal. It really is a great way to manifest and turn your thoughts and prayers into reality.
- Top 10 Yoga Studios in Toronto
I've had the opportunity to yoga hop all over Toronto, and try out numerous studios. I've listed the top 10 yoga studios in Toronto. Some are hot, some are not, but each studio will give you a unique experience.
- Namati Yoga Bag Giveaway
Namati Yoga Bag Giveaway. Win a lovely handmade knit yoga mat bag, accessory bag and a re-grip mat wash. This bag is quite a fashion statement, and is 100% cotton, so it's soft to touch and is machine washable.
- Boulder Hike - Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference
I recently attended the 2012 Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference in Denver, Colorado. It included an amazing Hike in Boulder. This challenging hike 6,915 feet above sea level led me to a breathtaking view.
- Iyashi Bedrock Spa Experience
I've been going to Iyashi Bedrock Spa for rock bathing and yin yoga and the first thing you'll notice after each session is 'glowing skin'. Rock bathing involves lying down on a heated silica stone bed heated to 44C.
- Silluette Cosmetics
I had the pleasure of meeting a young entrepreneur who started a holistic care business with amazing beauty products from the dead sea. The natural ingredients used in Silluette Cosmetics are like food for your skin.
- Hotdog Yoga Rollpack
I'd like to thank Hotdog Yoga Gear for sending me an awesome yoga bag that's not just for a yoga mat. The Hotdog Yoga Rollpack allows you to pack, wrap and roll everything in an organized fashion, like a hot dog bun.
- HarmonyPhi Pendant
The HarmonyPhi Pendant is just an outstanding and unique piece. I've always loved flattering jewelry pieces that make a statement. Their pendants are not only beautiful, but have a special meaning behind them.
- One Tooth Yoga Wear
I'd like to thank One Tooth Activewear for inviting me to their lovely store in Toronto to try out some yoga wear for review. I was really attracted to their fun and flowery blue/turquoise combination, as it's very unique and stylish.
- Public Myth Giveaway
Public Myth Active Lifestyle Wear Giveaway. Win a Bamboo Racer BackTank and Bamboo Yoga Capri. The soft and sultry luxurious feel of bamboo feels amazing on your skin. You get comfort and style all in one!
- I Love Yoga Wear
I received a lovely yoga outfit from I LOVE YOGA, which I absolutely love. Their yoga wear has sacred symbols and inspirational words to promote and spread the yogic love across the world.
- Titika Activewear
I've recently been revamping my yoga wear wardrobe, and was so cheerfully happy to find Titika Activewear for the first time. I love their bright color choices of yoga wear that have fun, flirty and feminine details.
- Live Raw Recipe Book
I'd like to thank Mimi Kirk for sending me her amazing Live Raw - Raw Food Recipes for Good Health and Timeless Beauty. This book is loaded with nutrient dense recipes that only use raw ingredients.
- Ahnu Karma Shoes
I'd like to thank Ahnu for sending me a lovely pair of yoga inspired karma shoes. I just love the plum color, how comfortable they are and how soft the leather is. Perfect for going to yoga classes.
- Bia Brazil Fitness Wear
I recently received two lovely workout outfits from Bia Brazil Canada, which are super stylish, colorful and unique. They definitely make a fashion statement. I got to visit their store in Toronto, where I tried on various outfits.
- PrAna Yoga Wear
PrAna Yoga Wear Giveaway. Win an item of your choice from PrAna.com. PrAna provides high quality yoga clothing that is fashionable, comfortable and designed to fit the active yoga enthusiast.
- Charmed Design Jewelry
I'd like to thank Charmed Design Jewelry for sending me a beautiful handmade silk wrap bracelet. I was drawn to the elephant charm on the bracelet because elephants are considered lucky animals.
- Chakras By Didi
When I first went to the Chakras By Didi website, I was stunned by their colorful collection of yoga garments. I found them to be very fun and attractive, so naturally it was a treat for me to receive a few samples for review.
- Manduka Tank
This lovely Manduka Tank Top is designed to move freely with your lifestyle. The fabric is so soft on my skin, and is extremely comfortable, as it's made of 100% Natural Tencel, which is eco-friendly.
- Juil Sandals
These lovely pair of Juil sandals keep you grounded to the earth with every step you take. They have special sole conductors that provide you with an open connection to the earth.
- Energy Muse Jewelry
I'd like to thank Energy Muse for sending me a lovely 5th Chakra necklace. Turquoise is one of my favorite colors, so I was naturally drawn to this unique piece.
- Omnitom - Yoga and Pilates Wear
Omnitom is a European brand that provides yoga and pilates wear in feminine bright colours that are made to balance your chakras. I received a beautiful green yoga outfit that feels like you're wearing nothing on.
- Manduka Yoga Mat
Manduka ProLite yoga mat is guaranteed to last a lifetime. It is a fresh alternative for people who want to practice yoga on a lighter, eco-friendly mat with superior durability, quality and comfort in one.
- YogaPup Custom Yoga Mat
Designing your own yoga mat gives you the ability to personalize your mat and make it unique. I'd like to thank YogaPup for sending me a customized yoga mat with my website embroidered on it.
- Champion Shape Wear
Champion USA sent me some body shaping and smoothing yoga wear to review. They made my body look so shapely and smooth with the freedom to move and stretch so easily.
- Yogi Clothing - Yoga Wear
I'd like to thank Yogi Clothing for sending me some lovely yoga wear that fits my body like a glove, is absolutely beautiful, and shows off my curves...Their styles are quite unique, as they give attention to details.
- Deepak Chopra's Xbox Kinect - Leela
Deepak Chopra's Xbox Kinect game called 'Leela' is a fully interactive way to achieve harmony within ourselves and our bodies, through the playful unlocking of our spiritual energy centers, known as chakras.
- Yoga Bitch (Calm down; it's the name of a book)
Here's a review of Suzanne Morrison's memoir Yoga Bitch. You will be fascinated by her attempt to get enlightened at a cultish yoga teacher training in Bali and the whole concept of drinking one's own pee.
- Putumayo Yoga Music CD
I remember lying in Savasana for many minutes to a few of these relaxing, blissful songs. I'm happy that a compilation album with renowned musicians from around the world was put together.
- Iyashi Bedrock Spa
I got to experience a little taste of Japan. Lying on a hot bedrock just warmed my body to the core. I felt like I was on a hot island enjoying the heat, sweating out toxins, impurities and stress.
- Skin MD Natural Lotion
I received a lovely bottle of Skin MD Natural Shielding Lotion to try out. I've been using it on my face and body the past month, and I must say it made my face feel soft, cool and refreshing, healthier, hydrated and youthful.
- Beaulance Naturose Face Cream
I love the natural ingredients in Face Cream from Beaulance Natural and Organic Skin Care, as they are full of vitamins and nutrients. Your skin can absorb all the antioxidants. especially the natural oils.
I received a bottle of Sleepon, which is a Stress-Relieving Sleep-Activator to review. It mainly reduces the levels of Cortisol in your body, so you can achieve a deeper sleep much faster.
- Sound Asleep Curtains
I would like to thank the National Sleep Foundation for sending me room darkening curtains to block out all the light at night, to help reach a deeper sleep, and wake up more relaxed and refreshed.
- The Science of Yoga
The Science of Yoga, William J. Broad is an excellent book on the benefits and risks of yoga. There are remarkable findings and true stories that every yoga enthusiast should be aware about.
- Life Before Birth
Life Before Birth is an excellent analogy of how womb life can affect the baby's life far into the future. During pregnancy, the mother's state of being, stress levels, and hormone changes alter the life of the fetus.
- Tea Sparrow
It was such a treat for me to receive a herbal tea box from Tea Sparrow, as I love to try out different caffeine free teas. Drinking loose leaf tea has more benefits than the conventional tea bag.
Video Reviews and Interviews
- Yogi Surprise
- I'm loving March's Yogi Surprise Lifestyle and Jewelry Box filled with yoga inspired items that are perfect for any yoga enthusiast.
- Yoga Holiday Gift Guide
- Wondering what to buy a yogi other than a yoga mat? Check out my top 10 recommended YOGA Holiday Gift Guide 2015. Happy shopping!
- UrthBox Unboxing
- I received a box full of goodies from UrthBox, which is a monthly subscription package of healthy natural, organic, non-GMO and vegan snacks delivered to your door.
- Tata Harper Skincare
- I believe in natural beauty, so I was super excited to try out some products from Tata Harper's Skincare line, which are 100% natural, and many of the ingredients are grown on their organic farm.
- Best of Lexi Yoga
- The Best of LexiYoga - Here are clips of the best yoga videos done over the past two years. Check out where LexiYoga shoots her videos.
- Studio Lagree
- I'm on location at Studio Lagree trying the Megaformer Pilates machine with Sebastien Lagree. He's a celebrity fitness guru who invented the Lagree Fitness workout. Sweat baby sweat!
- Top 10 Yoga Studios in Toronto
- See the top 10 yoga studios in Toronto that are worth checking out. Each studio offers a different experience. Some are hot, and some are not, but there is definitely something for every yoga enthusiast.
- Interview with Michael DeCorte (Jock Yoga)
- Jock Yoga is an intensive athletic power style yoga. Michael DeCorte talks about how Jock Yoga makes you stronger physically and mentally, which boosts your confidence to overcome any challenge.
- Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference 2012
- I was invited to attend the Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference 2012 in Denver, Colorado. It was an amazing trip. I got to hike up the Royal Arch, Flatiron Hills in Boulder.
- Boulder Hike Video - Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference
- This day excursion hike was part of the 2012 Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference. Sitting on the smooth sun drenched rocks beneath the Royal Arch was definitely the highlight of my trip.
- Interview with Kasey Arena (Powercakes)
- I got a chance to interview Kasey Arena, who loves to share stories of fitness, clean eating, and healthy recipes on her blog. Her enthusiasm is shown in her dedication to health and fitness.
- Tea Sparrow Review
- I received a lovely tea box from Tea Sparrow. In this video, I'll be opening and reviewing the herbal tea package. I'll also be showing you how to make some loose leaf Sangria tea.
- Iyashi Bedrock Spa Yoga
- I'm on location at the Iyashi Bedrock Spa in Toronto, where I'll be practicing some yoga postures on a hot bedrock. You can sweat your stress and toxins away.
- Champion Canada Yoga Interview
- Champion Canada interviewed me on why I started yoga and the benefits of natural living and balance. Find out my favourite yoga posture and more.