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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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Arun Deva

Arun Deva

Los Angeles, CA

Why Manduka?: Manduka mats are the gift of choice for my host yogins in India when I travel there to teach.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice...... every morning facing the sun. The light of the rising sun and the groundedness of the mat below me are the perfect way to begin my day!

Yoga Style: Vinyasa

Practice with me here: Liberation Yoga

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Arun Deva is a Diplomate in Ayurvedic Sciences and currently serves on the board of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM). He is certified in Vinyasa Krama Yoga as taught by Srivatsa Ramaswami and has done trainings in Anusara, Ayur*yoga and Viniyoga. As a well-known advocate of yoga and Ayurveda, he has been featured many times on both radio and television. Having started his studies of both as a child growing up in India, he has made his home in Los Angeles for the past 30 years. He is committed to the threefold path of studying, practicing and teaching in order to further his own yogic travels. Arun is the founder of Arunachala Yoga & Ayurveda ( and teaches Ayurveda/yoga workshops, writes articles for different publications and does ayurvedic consultations and various treatments including panchakarma. He is currently working on creating a teacher-training program on Ayurvedic therapies for yoga teachers.