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5 Meaningful Memberships and Subscriptions to Gift Mom this Mother’s Day


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If this past year has taught us anything, it’s probably that we already have enough stuff. What’s in short supply for most women is the time needed to focus on themselves. Instead, most women are pulled in multiple directions by family, career, and a disproportionate share of unpaid work, such as childcare, cooking, and cleaning. As the expression goes, a woman’s work is never done. This year, you can give the woman who already has everything a gift that will keep on giving, a membership to her favorite yoga studio or to a meditation app that will give her the time and space to focus on her needs. With a bit of ingenuity, you can find that certain something that will make her day, or even better, her year. Here are some memberships and subscriptions to help her prioritize self-care.

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ALTYR Membership ($165, monthly; $320, monthly)

Want to help mom be her best self? Consider gifting her with a series of personalized healing treatments, such as guided meditation, energy work, an intuitive reading, or breathwork, from the comfort of home? ALTYR, an online wellness concierge booking platform offers a gift card for virtual sessions ($135); packages for five or 10 sessions (starting at $650); and two memberships, The Tune Up ($165, every month), featuring a monthly session, and The Tune In ($320, every month), which includes two sessions each month. 

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Beauty Heroes Subscription ($137.85, 3 months; $251.70, 6 months; $479.40, 12 months)

Treat mom to a host of healthy beauty products she can trust with a three-, six-, or 12-month subscription to Beauty Heroes. Each product has been vetted to ensure it does not contain any banned ingredients in Canada, the EU, Japan, and the U.S. Products are also free of synthetic fragrances, parabens, and ingredients that aren’t biodegradable. And animal-loving moms will appreciate that the products also aren’t tested on animals. Each month she will receive $100 to $200 worth of truly healthy beauty products from a host of clean beauty brands, such as Kahina Giving and Laurel Skin.    

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Ellevest Money Membership ($1 to $9, per month)

Want to help your mom make bank?  Consider a membership that helps her save, invest, and grow her money. Ellevest offers three investment plans: Ellevest Essential ($1 per month), Ellevest Plus ($5 per month), and Ellevest Executive ($9 per month). Each provides access to coaching at a discounted rate and unlimited access to online workshops, email courses, and video resources from Ellevest’s team of financial planners and career coaches. On-demand learning is also available to help with career, money, and investing decisions. With no minimum deposit to start investing, mom can immediately start growing her nest egg.

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Headspace Subscription ($12.99, monthly; $5.83, per month for one year)

Whether mom needs to decompress from everyday stress, reduce anxiety, focus, or get a better night’s rest, research shows that meditation helps with all of that and more. A subscription to Headspace can help her rewire her brain to enhance positive traits, such as focus and decision making, while diminishing less-positive traits, like fear and stress. It’s a gift that provides long-lasting benefits that impact overall wellbeing.

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Tone it Up Subscription ($14.99, monthly; $99.99, yearly)

Because going to the gym isn’t always an option, Tone it Up, an app created for women by women, is a great alternative for moms who want to focus on their fitness goals. A yearly subscription provides access to more than 100 classes, including barre, cardio and running, meditation, HIIT, weight training, and more, all of which can be done from the comfort of home. The fun workouts, engaging trainers, and supportive community make it easy to stay connected and motivated.

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About The Author

Heather, co-founder of Well Defined and the former editor-in-chief of American Spa, is an award-winning journalist and content strategist, skilled in writing, copyediting, and media relations. She is also a freelance writer and has contributed to Elite Traveler, Islands, Kiwi, Luxury Travel Advisor, Organic Spa, Porthole Cruise, Travel Agent,,,, and, in addition to various custom publications. She is frequently called upon to comment on various spa and wellness trends for various media outlets.