To celebrate the new Manduka X Mat, we're checking in with powerful athletes to hear how yoga improves their performance as cross-sport influencers. First up? Movement Coach and Manduka Ambassador, Mike Aidala.
What is your athletic background?
My parents always say I never met a ball I didn’t like. In high school I was an all-state football quarterback and an all-conference basketball forward. I also played football at SUNY Cortland. After graduating college early with a degree in Kinesiology and Fitness Development, I competed in Olympic Weightlifting. I then did Stand-Up Paddleboard distance racing and at one point even instructed skiing in Austria. Continue reading