Matt found yoga in 2012 by walking into a Baron Baptiste affiliated power yoga studio in Baltimore, MD. He has not stopped practicing and studying since. After 2 years of practicing and exploring a vast array of styles including Baptiste Power Yoga, Jivamukti, Yin, Ashtanga, Anusara, Iyengar, and Vinyasa yoga, he completed his 200 hour YTT with Amanda McCarroll and Carolina Vivas at Buddhi Yoga in La Jolla, CA.
Matt's classes are dynamic and fun with emphasis on the importance of principles of alignment and a deep inner connection through the power of breath. Suitable for students of all levels and especially those with a desire to refine their practice.
Matt Wood instructs the following:
Slow Flow (Live Music)
Beginner Friendly, all are welcome. This class introduces the fundamentals of yoga with an intelligently designed sequence of poses that is accessible to new students and allows the more experienced practitioner a chance to explore and master the intricacies of each posture. Students of this class will enjoy a well rounded yoga experience without the demand of a fast moving sequence and create a foundation upon which to build their practice.
This class includes a sequence of postures arranged to systematically create heat and stoke the energetic fires of the body. Advanced postures will be introduced as options to go deeper, and students may learn step-by-step how incorporate binds, arm balances and inversions in their practice. Recommended for all types of yogis that want a dynamic practice. This a breath based practice that is fun and flowing, designed to build strength and flexibility, learn physical postures, yoga philosophy, and create a sense of calm and balance in the mind, body, and spirit.
Fundamentals of Yoga
You asked for it! Back by popular demand, Matt Wood is hosting another Fundamentals of Yoga Workshop!
Have you ever been in a yoga class and felt unsure about a specific posture? Are you curious about your alignment or want to enhance your practice? Then this workshop is perfect for you!
During this 2 hour class, Matt Wood will break down the foundations of the yoga asanas, starting with the warrior 1, 2's, and 3's, even working towards inversions, and more!
When you arrive, come with any questions you have lingering about breath, movement, or meditation. The more questions the more we can learn!
Date: December 16th
Price: Early bird $25 At Door: $30