Hippo Press Best of 2011

Best Yoga Studio

Best of the best: Bikram Yoga Manchester, 195 McGregor St. in Manchester, 669-7711, www.manchesterbikramyoga.com.


Best Yoga Instructor

Best of Manchester: Pubali Campbell of Bikram Yoga, 195 McGregor St., Mill West Annex, Manchester, 669-7711, www.manchesterbikramyoga.com.

Campbell, 32, used to work “in the real world” as a research consultant in Providence, R.I. “I was at a crossroads and I wasn’t happy. That’s when I was approached by uncle to join the family business of bikram yoga. It was my golden opportunity...just like Eminem says in Eight Mile.” In her bikram classes, Campbell focuses on physical and mental empowerment. “We teach people here to find, condition and hone their strengths. I always say we train them how to be stronger.”

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