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A friend gave me the Manduka Black Mat Pro about 8 years ago, and it has been my favorite mat ever since. My Manduka supports my practice from the ground-up, which gives me the freedom to soar to new heights each time I place my feet at the top of my mat. My Manduka mat holds the energy of my devotion, love, commitment, and every daily discovery from my practice. There is no other mat out there that offers the same kind of support. I love my Manduka!

-Marni Sclaroff
Encinitas, CA

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Maria Dmitrienko

Maria Dmitrienko

Helsinki, Finland

Why Manduka?: My PROlite is the best mat I've ever had! It's trustworthy, supportive, stable, easy to take with and it doesn't wear out. It's a lifetime companion that invites me to hop on and enjoy riding the flow current on this evolutionary path of yoga.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me stay present and empower myself every day.

Yoga Style: Prana Flow

Practice with me here: Maria's weekly Prana Flow® classes

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Maria is a yoga teacher and entrepreneur based in Helsinki, Finland. She has worked as a yoga teacher since 2007, and after having finished her yoga teacher training in Finland she has studied yoga e.g. in India at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram focusing on vinyasa krama, and in the U.S. with Shiva Rea. Maria has experience in many different styles of yoga, from more traditional hatha to meditative practices to ashtanga vinyasa, and she has also enjoyed multiple intensives and workshops with known teachers as Sarah Tomson Beyer and David Sye. As an eternal student of the flow Maria's wish is to guide others on the same path, spreading inspiration, rhythm and positive energy!