5 Things You Didn't Know About Gaiam
- Gaiam's concepts stem from ancient philosophy, and term is a fusion of the words "Gaia" and "I am," with "Gaia" meaning "Mother Earth."
- When Gaiam first started out, it was a catalog business, but now it has brick and mortar locations all over the world.
- In 2001, Gaiam merged with a company that specializes in solar power systems, Real Goods Solar, and in 2008, it launched its Real Goods line.
- Gaiam launched its own streaming video subscription service, Gaiam TV, to offer consumers more than 5,000 yoga, fitness and healthy living videos.
- In 2012, Gaiam created its own original show that covers topics that mainstream media doesn't, such as psychic vampires and privacy issues.
How to Redeem a Coupon Code at Gaiam
Fill your online 'shopping cart,' products that you wish to purchase, and then proceed to checkout to begin the process of redeeming your Gaiam coupon code by following these instructions:
- Review your shopping cart's contents for accuracy and then enter your coupon code in the 'Promotion Code' section. Click 'Apply' to apply the code to your order.
- Continue to the next phase of checkout by clicking the green 'Checkout' button.
- Input your personal billing information. If your shipping address is different from your billing one, input it as well, and then click 'Continue.'
- Select your payment method. Gaiam allows you to pay via debit or credit card or PayPal. You may also use a Gaiam gift card if you have one.
- Scroll through the summary of your order, and check your personal details to ensure accuracy before clicking 'Place Order' to confirm your order.
Gaiam's website has an entire section that is always dedicated to clearance items. Site visitors can reach this section by simply clicking 'Sale' on the toolbar found at the top of the home page. Within the 'Sale' section, all the categories that have items listed for sale will show up, and customers can narrow down their searches further based on color options, sizes, apparel, equipment, price range and more.
In today's health-conscious society, staying fit and healthy is more important than ever and not only for the sake of appearances but for the state of overall health as well. Yoga and other innovative types of exercise have been created to make staying physically, emotionally and spiritually fit and centered more enjoyable. If you're going to engage in yoga and other wellness exercises, you need the proper equipment and clothing. Similar to YogaDirect and Manduka, Gaiam provides consumers with fitness products, most specifically for yoga.
Gaiam was originally founded in Boulder, Colorado, back in 1988 by Jirka Rysavy. His vision for the business was to serve the "conscious customer," which is the customer that makes decisions based on his or her values. Rysavy wanted to provide fitness and health-conscious people with the tools they needed to make positive changes in their lives through health and spirituality.
Since its inception, Gaiam has expanded to have thousands of brick and mortar locations as well as its e-commerce site in an effort to make yoga, fitness and wellness available to all. Perhaps one of the most innovative and unique features about Gaiam is its TV streaming service that is offered globally and has come to own the largest library of conscious media.
Gaiam's online site offers customer numerous ways to save money on their fitness products. Those who want to gain access to exclusive offers and sales can sign up for their email subscription completely free. Additionally, if you're looking for fitness tips and news, Gaiam has its own blog, entitled "Gaiam Life" that offers tips for fit, healthy, happy and green living.
Because Gaiam is founded on environmental principles, it should come as no surprise to learn that the company takes environmental responsibility very seriously. In addition the many health and fitness products the company manufactures, it also strives to incorporate green practices in all of its manufacturing processes. In fact, Gaiam launched the first carbon-neutral product shipping program in 2006, and since the program's inception, the company has reportedly offset its carbon footprint at its headquarters and distribution center by purchasing at least 1,500 trees. The program, Go Zero encourages consumers to get involved as well by building awareness of environmental impacts and climate-change action.
Additionally, Gaiam uses 100% recyclable and biodegradable packaging that is made from post-consumer waste and is printed with soy-based ink. Gaiam holds majority ownership in Natural Habitat Adventures, which partners with World Wildlife Fund, to provide individuals and groups with eco-travel and education about protecting wildlife and the environment.
One of Gaiam's most-viewed videos on its YouTube channel is "Athletic Yoga feat. Eddie George & Kevin Love." This video highlights some of the key elements of athletic yoga and provides viewers with a behind the scenes look at Gaiam's Athletic Yoga Programming with NBA All-Star Kevin Love, Former NFL Pro Eddie George and renowned yoga trainer Kent Katich.
Gaiam Social Media Links
Gaiam on Twitter: Gaiam on Twitter highlights their latest products and videos to encourage healthier lifestyles and even offers tweeters fun opportunities to win some of their items.
Gaim on Facebook: Get to know the company by getting answers to your questions, posting comments and suggestions, liking posts and viewing photos of Gaiam products in action
Gaiam on Google+: Gaiam's Google+ account shares photos, yoga and other exercise videos, environmental news and facts pertaining to the Gaim lifestyle in order to promote healthier and more eco-friendly lifestyles.
Gaiam on Instagram: See snapshots of Gaiam's yoga mats and other products in different settings and view images of yoga poses, yoga equipment, and other wellness inspiration.
Gaiam on Pinterest: Go to Gaiam's Pinterest profile to learn more about the company's products and to find health and lifestyle inspiration in boards such as 'Gaiam for Kohls,' 'Yoga for Kids,' 'Yoga Style' and 'Inspirational Quotes.'
Gaiam on YouTube: Go to the company's YouTube channel to learn more about the latest products, health tips, yoga poses and product presentations.
Gaiam on Tumblr: Gaiam provides products, resources and inspiration for a healthy mind, body, home & planet on its Tumblr account.
Gaiam on LinkedIn Stay up to date with company news and discover new health and fitness opportunities through Gaiam's LinkedIn profile.
Gaiam Contact Info
Gaiam, Inc. (Headquarters)
833 W South Boulder Rd, Suite C
Louisville, CO 80027-2452
Telephone Number: (303) 222-3600
Fax: (303) 222-3750