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A friend gave me the Manduka Black Mat Pro about 8 years ago, and it has been my favorite mat ever since. My Manduka supports my practice from the ground-up, which gives me the freedom to soar to new heights each time I place my feet at the top of my mat. My Manduka mat holds the energy of my devotion, love, commitment, and every daily discovery from my practice. There is no other mat out there that offers the same kind of support. I love my Manduka!

-Marni Sclaroff
Encinitas, CA

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May Kuckro

May Kuckro

Austin, TX

Why Manduka?: I've gone through so many mats, little bits of them coming off on me, the stick going out of them - until I found Manduka. I can roll my Manduka PROlite mat out anywhere and practice. It works so well, I forget all about it and am just in the poses.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice breathing in vastness.

Yoga Style: Anusara® yoga, Vinyasa

Practice with me here: Madhya Yoga and Bodywork

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May Kuckro is an Anusara-inspired and Vinyasa yoga teacher. She discovered yoga in New York City in 1997, and fell in love with the way moving with breath made her feel: strong, free, and happy. In 2001, she completed her Vinyasa yoga teacher training with Peter Rizzo, a Jivamukti-trained teacher known for his skilled adjustments. She's furthered her studies with John Friend, Lois Nesbitt, Ellen Saltonstall, Julie Dohrman, and other gifted teachers. May strives to offer her students that same spark that hooked her: a chance to fall in love with the best part of themselves each time they roll out the mat. Her classes combine the flowing energy of Vinyasa with the intelligent alignment and transformative heart-opening of Anusara yoga. She brings to her teaching the therapeutic benefits of Thai Bodywork, a combination of energy line work and assisted stretching sometimes called the "lazy person's yoga". A student of Tibetan Buddhism for five years, May is also a Shambhala meditation guide.