Who's On The Mat
From The Heart
My Manduka mat never lets me down every time I practice. It is firm enough to hold me steady;soft enough to allow everything to be felt, and grippy enough to allow me to create magnificent art with the temple which is my body.
Los Gatos, California
Why Manduka?: On Manduka I feel like I have a chance to try again. Each time I plant my feet firmly on my mat, I am reminding myself that I am still here. I am reminded that I am alive.”
What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice how to embody love.
Yoga Style: Hatha
Practice with me here: Kashi Atlanta
Chelsea Jackson is an Atlanta based yoga instructor, educator, and PhD student. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Chelsea works closely with the youth both in her hometown and in Atlanta by conducting yoga camps during the school year and throughout the summer. Chelsea’s passion for literacy, yoga, and social justice led her to create Chelsea Loves Yoga: Cultivating Community through Yoga, an online yoga community that illuminates the images and voices of yogis who have traditionally been eliminated or under-represented in yoga communities throughout the U.S. and abroad. As a former elementary school teacher, Chelsea writes about her experiences in the classroom and the ways in which she integrates yoga into K-12 education.