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Living out of my luggage in my 3rd year as a spiritual nomad on Tour, I am super selective with minimizing what I carry to the bare essentials. My green eKO SuperLite Travel Mat is not just carry-on, it's "carry everywhere!"

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Desirae Pierce

Desirae Pierce

Austin, TX

Why Manduka?: My life is about tapping into strength and power. The Black Mat PRO allows me to take my practice to the next level. I would not use anything but the “best.” I am so grateful.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice “powerfully”

Yoga Style: Power Yoga, Vinyasa

Practice with me here: Breath and Body Yoga

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Desirae Pierce is the owner and director of Breath & Body Yoga, an Affiliate Baptiste studio in Austin, TX. She is an avid yoga practitioner that believes in the technique and alignment of the Iyengar tradition combined with the power of Baptiste Vinyasa. Her classes are marked by beautiful sequencing that is equal parts muscle, equal parts grace, incorporating important lessons of alignment and form into traditional vinyasa flow. It is here that she encourages students to grow, to experience life to its fullest, and connect to themselves.

She is a Certified Baptiste Yoga Teacher and works directly with Baron Baptiste on teacher training programs. Currently she teaches group classes, privates and the athletic teams from the University of Texas. She is also studying Anusara and working towards an Anusara certification.