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Manduka is much more than a mat to me - it is my foundation for peace in my mind and heart.

-Stephanie Besler
Santa Barbara, CA

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Bonnie Johanson

Bonnie Johanson

Manhattan Beach, CA

Why Manduka?: Manduka rolls superior quality and support into every mat, you feel it the moment your feet touch.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka mat helps me practice being fearless.

Yoga Style: Vinyasa

Practice with me here: Equinox , Spectrum , PURE Yoga

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Bonnie, a native of Southern California, found yoga at the suggestion of a UCLA physician - It was love after that very first downward facing dog. A yoga instructor since 1997, Bonnie has studied with renowned teachers including Max Strom; Dr. Larry Payne; Bryan Kest; Steve Ross; Rodney Yee and Dave Swenson. She is a staff instructor with Equinox Fitness, Spectrum Athletic Clubs and a teacher trainer for PURE Yoga. She has also served as an instructor for Sports Club LA and corporate entities such as Toyota, Google, Honda, Mattel, and Paramount Pictures. Bonnie proudly served as Yoga Tri-trainer to the Disney Tri-Team, multi-repeat champions of the Nautica Malibu Triathlon. She is designated E-RYT500/T500 by Yoga Alliance.