We should show our appreciation to the superwomen around us every day, but thankfully we have Mother's Day - Sunday, May 12 - to spotlight our grandmothers, mothers, partners, aunts, cousins, moms-to-be, new moms, mother-in-laws and friends. Spoil someone special with one of these unique wellness gifts while supporting local DC businesses!
SoHookd Marketplace Gift Card by SoHookd
Gift cards start at $15
Show any mom you care about her wellness with a SoHookd Marketplace Gift Card. With a gift card, she chooses from over 150+ luxe wellness experiences like fresh food delivery, athletic apparel, boutique fitness classes and spa experiences. It's perfect for a mom who craves well-being and choice.
The SoHookd Marketplace features national brands like Athleta, SpaFinder, Nike and Whole Foods Market, and hyper-local wellness brands like Vegetable + Butcher, Glen's Garden Market and more, any mom is sure to find whatever makes her feel well-thy. Get a SoHookd Marketplace Gift Card on SoHookd's website.
The 1 Week Cleanse by Vegetable + Butcher
$200 for 1 Week Cleanse
Share the good life with any mom you love. Vegetable + Butcher offers chef inspired, dietitian approved, thoughtfully prepared meals available for pick-up or delivery. Give mom The 1 Week Cleanse to gift her 6 days of delicious lunch and dinner plus 6 days of raw organic tonics designed to cleanse and reduce systematic inflammation while simultaneously nourishing and energizing the mind and body.
Espiritu by Urban Forest Perfume Co
$85 for 1 fl. oz. bottle
Elevate her creative spirit. With citrus and tuberose notes, Espíritu is an uplifting and fresh scent. This eau de parfum is perfect for free spirits everywhere and can be found online or at the Made in DC shops at the Wharf and Dupont Circle. Urban Forest Perfume Co also hosts fun & interactive botanical perfume-making workshops where participants create their own 15mL custom blend to take home - a fun day out with mom! Check out the schedule for upcoming workshops.
Clean Luxury Nail Lacquer by Mischo Beauty
$18 for a .37oz Mischo Beauty Nail Lacquer
Mischo Beauty offers non-toxic, luxe nail lacquers in lovely hues. Mischo Beauty nail lacquers are vegan-friendly, cruelty-free, gluten-free and avoid artificial fragrances. Pick up a bottle from their Spring Collection (we love Coco!). If you want to gift while giving back, try Lacquer of Love - all proceeds from this lacquer will be donated to an organization which empowers women.
Myofascial Release + Yin Yoga Workshop at The Yoga Shala
$35 for Myofascial Release + Yin Yoga Workshop
The Yoga Shala is a teacher-driven Ashtanga, Hatha and Vinyasa studio in the heart of Shaw. On Mother's Day, The Yoga Shala is offering a Myofascial Release + Yin Yoga Workshop from 2-3:45 pm with Amanda Marjorie. This workshop is a tune-up for the body and mind, meant to expand the mind and deepen the physical practice by increasing mobility, lengthening muscles and connective tissue and increasing blood flow to the joints while relieving pain and tension in the body through self-myofascial release and yin yoga. This is a perfect gift to offer restoration to any mom needing to re-train the body and the mind while cultivating a deeper connection to the organic self. Register mom in advance!
“Teach Me How To Do It” Mini Make-Up Lesson by Marjani Beauty & Brown Beauty Co-op
$105 for a 1 hour mini lesson + 15% off cosmetic purchase
Book a "Teach Me How to Do It" Mini Make-up Lesson with Marjani Beauty at Brown Beauty Co-op. This is great for beginners looking to achieve an everyday look or basic application skills. This one-on-one hands-on makeup lesson includes a full consultation reviewing your goals for the lesson, skincare prep, and a hands-on learning experience with a professional to perfect foundation matching, brow fill-in, color choices and application.
60-min. Reiki Session at Pekoe Acupuncture & Wellness
$100 for 60-minute Reiki session
Pekoe Acupuncture & Wellness is a holistic health clinic offering Reiki - a form of spiritual healing - in addition to a wealth of unique healing services, including acupuncture, therapeutic massage, functional medicine, far infrared therapy, meditation, nutrition counseling, yoga, facials, waxing, craniosacral therapy and community workshops. Reiki uses "universal life energy," channeled through the practitioner to the recipient and helps to harmonize body, mind and spirit. Book any mom a 60-minute Reiki session at this beautiful Shaw locale or share a gift card for her to choose between these therapeutic services!
Skin Brightening Vitamin C Facial at Skin-Tonic
$85 for 60-minute facial
This brightening facial from Skin-Tonic - a natural, vegan-friendly spa in South Laurel, MD - is perfect for anyone looking for more radiant, firm skin and even complexion. Effective for all skin types, the Vitamin C, plant acids and enzymes in this facial help reduce oil, exfoliate, dissolve dead skin and provides a long-lasting bright glow that makes skin more radiant. It includes a skin analysis, brightening enzyme mask, extractions to remove impurities, brightening serum and a stimulating facial massage.
3 Day Jump Start Cleanse
Yoga Classes, One-on-Ones & Seeing Bodies by Kim Weeks Wellness
$22 for yoga classes, $150 for private sessions & Seeing Bodies for free!
Voted three times DC's Best Yoga Teacher, Kim Weeks teaches group yoga classes Tuesday and Thursday nights at YogaWorks while running her wellness consultancy Kim Weeks Well during the day. She helps cultivate the fine line between self-care with motherhood; her individual and group sessions are opportunities to understand how to be well in all aspects of life. Kim has created content for The Washington Post, PBS, and NBC4 Washington, writing and offering content on mindfulness in the 21st century. Find her online to learn more about her Well Audits and private sessions, and register at YogaWorks for her group classes.