Mindful Travel Essentials from YOGA + Life®

Last Updated: November 22, 2023By

Whether you have upcoming travel plans or are cozying up at home, these on-the-go products have caught YOGA + Life‘s attention this season.

Dagne Dover Landon Carryall Bag

This weekender bag is the best airport companion. The large size is perfect to use as carry-on luggage with its built-in laptop sleeve and neoprene luggage-handle sleeve. It looks and feels durable while maintaining a sleek, modern design. Plus, it’s a sustainable purchase made of recycled lining. $110 – $230


Gnarly Sports Nutrition Performance Greens

Especially when on-the-go, nutrition is key. Gnarly Sports Nutrition has you covered with its single-packet performance greens packed with essential micronutrients for optional performance, energy and recovery benefits. Try the Blueberry Acai or Lemon Mint flavors. 5-pack $8.75


Howler Brothers Pedernales Packable Shorts

A more technical piece, these shorts are made of 100% nylon with an elastic waist and integrated belt, two zippered front patch pockets with drainage eyelets and a zippered back pocket. Breathable, lightweight and quick drying, they’re ready for a hike AND the unplanned dunk at the local water hole. $59


Outdoor Vitals KotaUL Backpack

An ultralight travel backpack that can take you from the terminal to the trailhead. The 45L KotaUL comes equipped with a protected laptop sleeve, an internal compression system, padded straps, and functional load lifters that help you to customize the fit of the pack. This pack weighs just 2 lbs 13 oz and features an optimized internal frame that helps you carry the weight on your hips instead of your shoulders. $249.95


Royal Robbins ReadyDry™ Essentials Underwear Collection

Sustainability, innovative fabric technology and supreme comfort come together in the new ReadyDry™ Essentials underwear line for men and women to meet the demands of your everyday active lifestyle.Designed for comfort on the move, ReadyDry Essentials pair the right fit with a chafe-free design and premium, durable fabric that is highly resistant to snags and pilling. The breathable, four-way stretch knit offers freedom of movement with excellent recovery. $20 – $40


TriggerPoint GRID Travel Foam Roller

All the benefits and features of the original GRID 1.0 foam roller are now offered in a compact size for relief on-the-go. The unique surface mirrors the pressure of fingertips, fingers and palm to promote the flow of blood and oxygen for optimal recovery. The durable foam surface delivers firm compression on tight muscles, knots and kinks for a total-body massage. The patented hollow core design retains shape after frequent use, and the easy-to-clean and sweat-resistant EVA foam surface makes the new GRID Travel the perfect compact recovery tool to accompany you on all your adventures. $29.99


Solo New York Depart Backpack

Built to easily breeze through TSA with a flip-open design, this backpack is water-resistant, offers big travel capacity and smart storage for laptops and tech, and includes a built-in USB charging port. $59.99


Jack Wolfskin JWP Shorts

Available in men’s and women’s, these on-the-go shorts come with an individual stuff sack for easy packing and organization. Wrinkle-free, ultralight, moisture-wicking, UPF40 and 2-way stretch ensure these shorts are ideal for commuting, hiking, urban travel and weekend city-hoppers. $59.95


Able Carry’s Max Backpack


Able Carry’s Max Backpack is made to take the everyday journey further and longer with 30L storage, a dedicated work compartment fits up to 17-inch devices, a spacious main compartment with organizer pockets and external pockets on all sides. $260


Beau Industries Parenting Pack R1

The Parenting Pack R1 is designed to be a great backpack first, and the best diaper pack on the market second. It’s a four-piece set that includes a fully featured backpack, a fold-up changing pad that doubles as a laptop sleeve (perfectly fitting a 15” MacBook Pro) and two insulated water-resistant bottle/accessory pouches. It features premium, 100% post-consumer recycled exterior fabric, top-shelf hardware and is designed with clever features that toggle between parenting and non-parenting functions. $139


Mountain Hardwear Sunshadow Full Zip

When trying to pack light, it’s important to bring staple pieces you can rely on. This full zip from Mountain Hardwear is just that. It’s the perfect companion for long, sunny approaches, warm-weather travels and anytime shade is in short supply. $90


Tifosi Optics Svago Lens

Tifosi applies high quality craftsmanship to their lifestyle sunglasses: lightweight and durable grilamid TR-90 frames, with scratch-resistant/shatterproof lenses. This means you can fearlessly stash your sunglasses in a sandy beach bag or accidentally run over them with your beach cruiser. $25


Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights

If your travels call for adventure, you’ll want leggings that will last through the wear and tear. These technical trekking tights are made from durable and highly functional stretch fabric. Plus, they’re incredibly comfortable and stylish. $175


Roll Recovery R1 Percussion Massage Gun

An exciting addition to the ROLL Recovery lineup, the R1 takes the brand’s great design ethos and puts it into a sleek and functional package. A great way to ensure your recovery game is on point while on-the-go. $129


Vuori Dune Bikini Top + Dune Bikini Bottom

Built for movement and versatility, this supportive-yet-comfortable bandeau won’t budge—even as you dive in headfirst. With adjustable straps, removable cups, 30+ UPF sun protection, lining for coverage and double strap detail, this bandeau is built to move and styled for life. The high waist bikini bottoms are sustainable, sporty, cheeky and made from recycled, moisture-wicking performance stretch fabric built for comfort and movement. With a hidden phone pocket for quick pics and 30+ UPF sun protection, you have all-day sun support. $68 each

2021 Mindful Travel Essentials from YOGA + Life®


While we dont recommend overzealous traveling this year, local adventures and staycations are a great way to change up your scenery and spend time in the outdoors. This YOGA + Life®-approved list is from like-minded brands that we know will enhance your on-the-go experiences.

Remember to always check local, state and federal travel guidelines before you go.

Royal Robbins Switchform Lite Parka

Water-resistant and windproof, this jacket is fit for all walks of weather. The most unique feature of this product is that it switches into a handy tote bag, and the transition takes less than a minute. Its the ultimate travel companion! $140

Smartwool Everyday Exploration Merino Dress


Be prepared for whatever the day brings with this versatile and comfortable dress. Made of responsibly sourced Merino wool and hemp, the environmentally conscious fabric makes this not only a stylish fit, but a feel-good, timeless piece. $95

LIVSN Designs Flex Canvas Pant

These trousers do it all. While there are many outdoor pants on the market, nothing beats LIVSN’s tailored fit and attention to detail. The sustainable 7.3 oz EcoFlex Canvas is durable and offers ventilation for an easy all-day wear. We especially love the added zippered security pockets and roll-up leg system. $99

Headsweats Active Line

All you need for your yoga or fitness sessions when you’re on the road is a fun mix and match of affordable pieces from the new Headsweats Active Line. The Core Singlet is well-ventilated with a racer-back style, active fit and is also made using 100% REPREVE recycled polyester, and the Core Leggings feature a balance between stretch and support, with a mid-rise waistband for comfort and are made of a mix of polyester and spandex. $20-$35

Humble Brands Deodorant

When youre on-the-go, you want strong odor protection all day, but without the chemicals. Humble Brands delivers with their all-natural, clean line of deodorants. The plethora of scents are handcrafted and perfect for sensitive skin. But most importantly, it works! $9.99

Snow Peak Titanium Chopsticks

While you may have a set of reusable utensils on hand, what about reusable chopsticks? Made in Japan, the sleek design and titanium alloy construction make this a durable travel companion for any meal. Hand wash and store in the accompanying case! $29.95

Cusa Tea & Coffee Dirty Chai Coffee

Adventures require a pick-me-up, but its important to sip sustainably. Simply tear open the single-serving package, pour into an empty cup or bottle and add water or milk of any temperature. This blend of coffee, black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, ginger and black pepper really makes for a perfect cup. $29.99

So Good So You Wellness Shots

It can be hard to maintain your wellness routine while on-the-go. Add in a wellness shot for a guaranteed immunity boost no matter where you are. These probiotic juice shots are packed with organic, vegan and non-GMO ingredients. We love the ginger flavor! Available at select stores.

Camelbak Eddy+

Stay hydrated on-the-go. This updated design features a leak-proof, spill-proof, universal cap and an improved bite valve delivering 25% more flow. BPA, BPS and BPF free. $9.10

Klean Kanteen Insulated TK Canisters

Bring all the in-transit snacks and meals you need with Klean Kanteen’s new line of food storage solutions. The TK Canisters come in three sizes and keep food hot or cold for hours. The internal thread design on the canisters’ closures ensures increased thermal performance and a quarter-turn locking system, all connected to a convenient easy-carry swivel loop. $24.95-$34.95

Lava Linens Classic Towel


Many travel towels leave microplastics in the wake of their production, so it’s nice to have Lava Linens as an eco-friendly option to bring with you on adventures. These towels are durable, rugged, naturally antibacterial and made in the U.S. The Classic towel is a nice size for the home and to bring along to the gym, in a backpack or your luggage. The fabric absorbs water quickly and dries very fast, and this size rolls into the size of a 32-ounce water bottle. $98

Ombraz Leggero

Armless sunglasses may seem as foreign as the far away country you hope to visit soon, but Ombraz is really bringing it home with this new adventure-friendly technology. Hand-carved frames stay on your head with a custom-woven chord so there are no sidearms or hinges to break. Pack or stow these sunglasses anywhere to have them on hand for your next sunny day. $140

Patara Nomad

The mid to low collar height gives the Nomad a streamlined design. Its minimal look is perfect for any occasion — from a long walk around town to a sunset picnic. We enjoy the premium cork and recycled foam insole for minimizing odor and wicking away moisture. $118

Danner Trail 2650 Campo

New this spring, these hikers from Danner are designed for warm-weather adventures. They are lightweight and breathable, and the Vibram Megagrip ensures you can take them on any dirt, rock or pavement you encounter on your travels. $140

Nathan Run Safe Face Mask + HyperNight Reflective Gloves

Stay safe when you’re on the move, wherever and whenever you may run. The Run Safe Face Mask from Nathan features “quick-flip” access to hydration and nutrition without removing the mask or touching your face. Nathan’s lightweight reflective stretch gloves are smart device compatible and ideal for keeping fingers warm on chilly days.  Mask: $19.99; Gloves: $24.99

WANDRD FERNWEH Backpacking Bag & ROUTE Chest Pack

In German, fernweh (FEIRN-Veyh) means “farsickness,” or a longing for a far off place. This word is the inspiration and name for WANDRD’s new backpacking pack. The FERNWEH comes in two different frame sizes and everything can be adjusted for a customized fit. Four access points into the main compartment of the bag ensures gear is always handy when you need it, and many versatile features on the bag make it so you can be out in the wilderness with it or backpacking the streets of Europe. Alongside the FERNWEH pack, WANDRD created the ROUTE, a convertible chest pack for your camera and/or more that can be worn around the neck, over the shoulder or attached to the FERNWEHs shoulder straps. FERNWEH: Starts at $349; ROUTE: $69


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