Matthew’s knowledge of Yoga encompasses 20 years of practice and 14 years experience as a teacher. His education includes Shiatsu massage, Yoga therapy, Iyengar Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga. Matthew’s teaching combines the tradition of Ashtanga Yoga with the therapeutic needs of each student. He provides an individual approach to the Mysore method and is renowned for the attention he gives to both novice and advanced students.
Matthew is widely regarded as one of the world’s most advanced exponents of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga as taught by Shri. K. Pattabhi Jois. His Asana practice includes “Advanced B”, or 4th Series. He studies regularly at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore India where he completed “Advanced A”, or 3rd Series in 1996.
After many years of Ashtanga practice Matthew has developed his own unique Vinyasa sequences which he promotes and teaches as suitable alternatives to the standard series. These unique Vinyasa classes are conducted to encourage students to apply a therapeutic approach to their personal practice and to encourage a creative and adventurous heart.
Matthew travels and teaches Yoga workshops in Australia, Asia, North America and Europe. He presently lives in Byron Bay, Australia.? Check out his schedule and books online at: www.yogatemple.com