Who's On The Mat
From The Heart
My Manduka mat is where i practice being who i want to be in my life – it's my playground to try on fearlessness, patience, play, steadfastness, compassion and faith.
-Melanie Lora Meltzer
Santa Monica, California
Santa Cruz, CA
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: Acro Yoga
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.