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Starting to think about “that special gift” this marketplace season? From eco-friendly accessories to customized stress-reduction programs, these gift ideas from alumni and student business owners — and exclusive discounts for the Columbia Business School community (in green) —  will inspire your marketplace shopping. Have a business or gift idea you’d like to add? Submit your listing.

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Health and Fitness

Bikram Yoga East Harlem
Stephanie Pope Caffey, Columbia Community Business Program ’12
Give the gift of health this marketplace season. Bikram Yoga revitalizes, reorganizes, rejuvenates, and restores every system of the body, enabling optimum physical performance.


ESSIO Shower ESSIO Shower
Nils Friis ’86
ESSIO is the world’s first aromatherapy system that you turns your everyday shower into a spa, using 100% organic essential oils. ESSIO is the perfect gift that’s under 50 bucks, memorably cool and doesn’t require schlepping, parking, and standing in line.


Land Yoga Land Yoga
Lara Land, Columbia Community Business Program ’14
Who needs more stuff? Give the gift of health this year.


Physique 57®
Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi ’00
Physique 57® is an efficient and effective barre-based workout that combines cardio, strength training, and stretching to sculpt long, lean muscles. Check out our studio classes, online workouts, DVDs, apparel, and fitness and diet book at


Goutham Bhadri ’09
Switch2Health makes staying fit fun with colorful watches featuring an activity tracker that generates a reward code for every 60 minutes of accumulated activity.