Who's On The Mat
From The Heart
Manduka is THE ONLY mat I am on. Their commitment to community, sustainability and products that stand up to the energy that challenges props and mats in the effulgence of a practice inspires me. PLUS... The colors make me smile...
-Shannon Paige Schneider
Why Manduka?: Manduka mats and towels provide a solid foundation to evolve.
What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.
Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Vinyasa
Practice with me here: Downward Dog Yoga Centers
David Gellineau began counseling and teaching adults over 15 years ago while working in the Social Services field. During that time he began practicing different styles of yoga until he discovered Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. After practicing for 5 years he traveled to Mysore, India in 2002 to deepen his understanding of the Ashtanga Vinyasa system and initiate his studies with his teacher Sharath Ragaswamy grandson of Sri K Pattabhi Jois and Director of the K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute. Since then he has made regular trips back to Mysore. He has been blessed and Authorized by the K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute to teach Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. David is the Co-owner and Co Director of Downward Dog in the Beach, in Toronto, Canada.