Matthew Sweeney is a well-known yogi and yoga teacher. He has been doing yoga for more than 24 years and has been teaching yoga for more than 18 years. Matthew combines the tradition of Ashtanga yoga with the therapeutic needs of every student. He offers an individual approach to the Mysore method and is known for the attention he gives to both starting and advanced students. His background includes Shiatsu massage, yoga therapy, Iyengar yoga and Ashtanga yoga.
Matthew is generally regarded as one of the most prominent teachers of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. He was taught by Shri K. Pattabhi Jois and he even practices the advanced B, or 4th series of Ashtanga yoga. Matthew travels and gives yoga workshops in Australia, Asia, North America and Europe.
Yogashop sells a number of his books and his DVD, where he takes you from Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa yoga based on the above knowledge and experience. With his books and DVDs, Matthew wants to shed light on a number of key points of yoga and relevant self-development principles. Among other things, they offer insight into the practical application of the yoga philosophy and provide information about the chakras, granthi, Nadis and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.