Information primarily for yoga practitioners who attend Matt Fritts's yoga class.


Dear Thursday yogis and yoginis-

Im attaching several handouts, which I hope will be helpful to you.

         Primary series practice guide
Background and philosophy of Ashtanga yoga
More information about the Bandhas (locks)
Diagram of 7 chakras and their characteristics
Info about Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and The Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute
A cheat sheet that you can fold into a booklet and take with you ;-)

 See you tonight!



Matthew Fritts MPH, E-RYT
Yoga and meditation instructor
Cell: 240.447.3364

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy.  - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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Matthew Fritts, M.P.H., RYT-500 has over 10 years of experience teaching yoga and meditation. He completed an undergraduate minor in East Asian Religions at the University of Virginia and has studied at major Buddhist centers and monasteries n both India and the U.S. Matt is also a Senior Research Associate at the Samueli Institute, where his research focuses is on mind-body approaches for healing trauma, self-managing mental illness and enhancing resilience. He earned his Master of Public Health from the George Washington University and has worked for four years at the National Institutes of Health.