Matthew Darling

Matthew Darling has been in pursuit of the yoga lifestyle to support mental physical and spiritual balance since 1994. Ashtanga Yoga and Transcendental Meditation have been his main practice. Matthew has studied with skilled teachers observing many ways to support yoga’s healing transformation with daily practice. Matthew’s main focus it to meet and serve individuals where they are at without overwhelming them. Finding rhythm, skill and responsibility in the relationship of understanding the true nature of oneself.  Matthew is a creative musician and a metalsmith. Also he has been in recovery from drugs and alcohol since 1987. He lives with his wife and daughter in Royal Oak Michigan and runs a daily yoga program at Ashtanga Michigan as well as a teacher and board member for the Yoga by Design Foundation. 

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Class Offerings: Ashtanga Yoga with Matthew Darling Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga. Called Yoga Chikitsa, yoga therapy, it realigns the spine, detoxifies the body and builds strength, flexibility and stamina. The class will be taught in the traditional manner with the vinyasa count and postures in Sanskrit. Matthew is very skillful at offering Ashtanga Yoga for ALL LEVELS.