A huge congratulations to Chandler Smith for winning the Manduka Yogi of the Month for July in Manhattan Beach! We’re pretty sure he hasn’t missed a Sunday Yin Relaxation class since about 2010. We truly love seeing his friendly smile every week. We’re honored to have you in our yoga family, Chan!
OCCUPATION: Maritime Satellite Communication Services
FUN FACT ABOUT YOU: I’m a geography geek!
WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE INSTRUCTOR AND WHY? Matt and Chelsea Rothert are my favorites because they bring out the best in everyone who knows them, me included.
WHAT IS YOUR INTENTION FOR YOUR YOGA PRACTICE? Peace and health for the people I care about most.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE YOGA POSE? Supported bridge / inversion
WHAT SONG SHOULD BE ON EVERY YOGA PLAYLIST? IZ’s cover of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow / It’s a Wonderful World”
WHAT INSPIRES YOU? Nature in all its varied forms.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PRACTICING AND HOW HAS YOGA IMPROVED YOUR LIFE? Five years, one month and 6 days, but who’s counting? 🙂 I have greater physical and mental flexibility, lower stress levels, and I have met many interesting people through the yoga community.