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If I were a chef I would want the best knives. Since I’m a yogi I want the best mat. That’s why I use Manduka.

-Ryan Glidden
San Diego, CA

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May 16th, 2014

Lightning in a Bottle

Watch for Manduka as we will be traipsing through the festivities this year at Lightning in a Bottle and possibly showing up in surprising places.

LIB has been named the Greenest Festival in America and we are excited to partner with them to create an inspiring and impactful experience. We hope to see you there Memorial Day weekend!

May 14th, 2014

Esteban - Intelligent Vinyasa Tour

Internationally renowned, Karma Yoga Teacher Esteban Salazar will be on his first US tour: bringing bliss to Miami Beach all the way from his hometown of Costa Rica. Manduka is honored to support our long time partner in his inspiring journey this May. Be ready to travel to new heights in yoga with Esteban.

Register today at 305Yoga.com/Workshops!

To learn more about Esteban and his Intelligent Vinyasa Tour, visit facebook.

May 12th, 2014

The Farm House Project

You're Invited! Manduka will be hosting a free evening at the to support sustainable solutions for an East African community in need. Join us at the yogitoes rExperance Lab to kick start the Farm House Project. Farm House is a non-profit dedicated as a community initiative to shift from dependence to independence for families in Uganda.

The moving evening will include a photo gallery highlighting Ashley Turner's Uganda photo series, live music, a short film and a silent auction of beautiful sustainably made goods.

Come connect with likeminded supporters and enjoy kombucha tasting and refreshments by Running With Forks while learning about how we can support this community together.

Check out the event on facebook. Looking forward to connecting with you there!

March 7th, 2014

Bhakti Yoga & Soul Celebration

Sing your heart out, rekindle your soul, awaken the gods and goddesses within you, tap into your inner poet, dance like a child, feel your fingers tickle the harmonium as you accompany your chanting, get your hands on a drum and find your rhythm, explore the beauty, romance, and celebration of New Orleans, rejoice in the awakening of your unique voice and creativity. Join us for our annual 8 Day BHAKTImmersion in New Orleans March 15-22, 2014!

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Enhance your connection to Life through Bhakti yoga and kirtan. This 8 Day Intensive is for anyone who wants to steep in bhakti- the yoga of the heart, for yogis who are seeking to deepen their practice, and for yoga teachers who want to learn how to share more singing and bhakti in classes.

The week opens with Sean & The Wild Lotus Band performing at The New Orleans Sacred Music Festival on Saturday, along with artists from many other traditions and cultures. Mornings are focused on self-exploration and satsang through singing meditation, interactive chanting, exploration of the archetypes of the gods and goddesses, guidance on how to bring more bhakti into your life; dancing, storytelling, mythology, some bhaktiful asana practice with live music, journaling, and love poetry from the Bhakti tradition. Afternoons include more kirtan and supportive instruction in: basic harmonium with Sean; rhythm and drumming workshops with Gwendolyn; and guitar-and-bass-for-kirtan with Alvin. Evening celebrations include opening dinner gathering; house party with live local music; and NOLA music outing with Gwendolyn. Participants may wish to stay Sunday for The Congo Square Rhythms Festival.

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March 2nd, 2014

Friday Night Yoga Club

LA’s Hottest Yoga Party Featuring a 75-Minute Flow + Live Music + Healthy Eats + CommUNITY. Jan-May, 2014 at LA’s beloved yoga studios featuring the most innovative & inspiring yoga instructors & musicians in the area. Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm (Doors: 6:30pm)

Friday Night Yoga Club (FNYC), is a music-fueled wintertime series which gathers the Los Angeles yoga community on select Friday nights at various LA yoga studios around the most innovative and inspiring yoga instructors and musicians in the area. Each Friday night event features a 75-minute yoga flow with your favorite DJ’s or live musicians, inspiring yoga teachers, healthy eats and wellness vendors.

Whether you make it a night out with your friends, date night or feel like rolling solo, Friday Night Yoga Club, the wintertime sister event to Yoga Rocks the Park, is a perfect night out to flow and mingle with like-minded amazing people to the soundtrack of live music. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door and 10% of the net-profits from ticket sales benefit Lionhearted Kids.

Presenters Include: DJ Drez, Eric Paskel, Mental Physix, Luke Williams, Ella Cojocaru, The Zmed Brothers, DJ Jano Galindo, Aree Khodai, Jessica Rosen

Learn More Here.

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