Bar Method DC and Bethesda owner Kate Arnold says the studio’s inflatable ball ($10) is perfect for toning those inner thighs and abs at home. The stretching strap ($15) makes for a great stocking stuffer and can be used after a particularly tough workout at the barre. Photograph courtesy of Bar Method.
After a sweaty yoga and weights session at CorePower Yoga in Georgetown, your friend can hydrate with this style-meets-function bkr water bottle. It’s environmentally friendly and dishwasher safe. $28 for 16-ounce bottle and $38 for a liter. Photograph courtesy of CorePower Yoga.
Owner Kimberly Wilson’s TranquiliT line is found at both the Dupont Circle and Arlington locations of Tranquil Space. We’re big fans of the simple cloth headbands that actually stay on our head, even after countless backbends and down dogs. $16. Photograph courtesy of Tranquil Space.
There’s a slew of gear to choose from at the Pure Barre Dupont Circle location, but owner Michelle Davidson recommends this super comfy Karma Wear jacket. $108. Photograph courtesy of Pure Barre.
Make sure your cycling fiend of a friend comes prepared to class with this ultimate gift pack that comes with socks, a water bottle, and a hat. It’s $30 with the purchase of a membership, or 10- and 20-pack rides. Photograph courtesy of Revolve DC.
Solidcore, the new Adams Morgan studio, offers tanks and hoodies marked with various inspirational words, but owner Anne Mahlum says this one is particularly popular this holiday season. $32. Photograph courtesy of Solidcore.
This burnout tank keeps is loose and airy, whether you’re upstairs at the barre or downstairs cycling at this Capitol Hill studio. $35. Photograph courtesy of Biker Barre.
The newest item in Zengo Cycle’s retail boutique is this pair of Zengo Cycle-themed Onzie Spandex. $50. Photograph by Melissa Romero.
These Lily and Laura bracelets are handmade by women in Nepal who are paid more than fair trade wages. $30 for three or $12 each. Photograph courtesy of Pure Barre.
These specialty socks at Biker Barre will keep you from slipping at the barre. $12. Photograph courtesy of Biker Barre.