You know that teacher who has a special place in your heart, who’s deeply impacted your life by the way they’ve guided you through your practice?
If you know, you know.
For us, that’s Anne Spinner — a teacher to us at Manduka for many years.
Her story is the next in our ongoing series featuring those who Inspire the Practice.
It’s one close to home, one close to our hearts.
“In late 2021 I fell ill. I was about to embark on the greatest lesson in life. After endless tests it was discovered I was sick with Endo-carditis, a bacterial infection that affects your heart. The news was devastating. On March 31st, 2022, I underwent open heart surgery to replace my Aortic Valve.
My hours in the hospital were filled with quiet
It was really a time to meditate, back to the beginning of my journey. I had the support of my loved ones around me, which I am forever grateful for. But without all the countless hours of my yoga training and studies,practices, and teachings I may not have made it through