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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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Christine Macconnell

Christine Macconnell

Cincinnati, OH

Why Manduka?: I love Mandukas! They make my practice experience all that it can be...I feel at home on my Manduka. I have not found another mat like it in 10 years of practice.

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice...... Ashtanga Yoga, among other styles

Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Vinyasa

Practice with me here: RE Lindner YMCA

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Christine MacConnell has been steadily practicing yoga since 2000, focusing on the Ashtanga tradition. (Her studies also include Jivamukti, Hot Yoga, Hatha, Anusara, Vinyasa Flow, and a broad range of other classes). Teaching since 2006, in 2008, she received her 200-hr Yoga Teacher Certification from It’s Yoga-Cincinnati, and is registered with Yoga Alliance. She currently teaches yoga in several, local, diverse studios and clubs, with students ranging from beginner to advanced. Teaching has always been central to her spirit. Combining creativity with a passionate edge, Christine hopes to bring forth a sense of hope, awareness, self-reflection, and strength in her students. Namaste.