Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2013
May 06, 2013
Class A Common Stock
May 06, 2013
Class B Common Stock
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-Q    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1    
Trading Symbol GAIA    
Entity Registrant Name GAIAM, INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0001089872    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   17,340,345 5,400,000