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The Black Mat® PRO is the black belt of yoga mats; I can do my asanas and grappling workout in the best conditions ever!

-Fred Choukroun
Paris, France

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Amy Impellizzeri

Amy Impellizzeri

Santa Cruz, CA

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Why Manduka?: My Manduka Black Mat ® PRO has been an awesome mat for the pursuit of love, light, laughter, flight, self discovery and allows me to practice grace through devotion.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice grace through devotion.

Yoga Style: Acroyoga, Ashtanga

Practice with me here: Downtown Yoga Shala

Recent Updates

2011/01/04 - AcroYoga for Africa Yoga Project When: Tuesdays, 8-9:15pm Divinitree Yoga and Arts Studio 1043b Water St. Santa Cruz, CA $10-20 suggested donations with 100% going towards the Ambassador for Africa Yoga Project Read More


Amy Impellizzeri is versed in many disciplines with AcroYoga being her primary inspiration. After acquiring her BA in Dance from the University of Oregon, she taught contact improvisation, dance, and technical theatre skills in the department for seven years. Concurrently, Amy was performing and teaching in Oregon, Mexico, and Switzerland. During this time Amy began her Ashtanga yoga studies, receiving her training with Manju Jois and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. While teaching in Santa Cruz, California for many years she attained her certification in AcroYoga and currently teaches on-going classes in Santa Cruz, San Jose, Pacific Grove as well as workshops nationally. Amy, an avid climber, co-manages Pacific Edge Climbing Gym & Fitness Studio. As a NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, Amy combined her knowledge of yoga, nutrition and physical fitness to benefit her personal clients.