Who's On The Mat
From The Heart
I have owned many types of yoga mats. I was never completely satisfied with any of them because they were either too short, too thin or not grippy enough. A few years ago I was gifted a 85" Manduka PRO mat by my wife. Honestly, I can't think of a better gift! The Manduka PRO fills all my needs and is the best mat I've ever had the pleasure of calling my own.
Solana Beach, CA
Why Manduka?: I find myself congratulating practitioners on their new Manduka mats like they've just birthed a baby. I just want to hold it and look at it for awhile. Meanwhile, my grandpa Manduka Pro doesn't get the looks he used to, but he is ever faithful and ready to roll out to any occasion.
What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice perfect poise (for the most part).
Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Yin
Practice with me here: Body Balance Yoga
Cypresse has been practicing Yoga regularly for 16 years and teaching for 12 years. She teaches vinyasa, power, Ashtanga vinyasa, Yin and therapeutic Yoga to practitioners and teachers across Albuquerque. As a Professional Yoga Therapist through Integrative Yoga Therapy, she has the opportunity to work with a great many special needs populations and see the healing art of Yoga at work. Cypresse believes it is her job to comfort the challenged and challenge the comfortable. As such, she is always happy to throw in some strength, spins and flips in her classes, all presented with an emphasis on joy and acceptance. She is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the E-RYT500 level and is an ambassador for Lululemon and Manduka. Cypresse is forever grateful and offers all love to her many amazing teachers, mentors and students. Hari Om.