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My Manduka mat never lets me down every time I practice. It is firm enough to hold me steady;soft enough to allow everything to be felt, and grippy enough to allow me to create magnificent art with the temple which is my body.

-Daniella Cotreau
Los Gatos, California

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Benjamin Fritz

Benjamin Fritz

Santa Monica, CA

Why Manduka?: Buy one Mat to last your life, buy a Manduka, it'll take you there.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me extend my # practice, more mat = more space to play!

Yoga Style: Forrest Yoga, Power Yoga

Practice with me here: Truyoga

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Benjamin Fritz played linebacker for the 1997 ASU Rose Bowl team pushing his body to extremes. After a long list of injuries ended his football career, he eventually found yoga. Too bound up to touch his knees he fascinated on his breath and presence, after years of chipping away the armor he went beyond his injuries. Mr. Fritz has extensive expereince in bodywork and many movement modalities, including Pilates and Qi Gong. Seeking the root of tension, pain, joy, and life has shown him the usefullness of these systems, as well as the opportunity to graduate from those systems and simple be what you are.