About Your Practitioner

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Cindy A Fritz

My first yoga experience was with an Eric Schiffmann and Ally McGraw DVD and I have been hooked ever since!  My regular yoga practice helped me manage long-term PTSD and the lingering anxiety associated with it.  I have practiced several different styles of yoga, including Kripalu and Hot Yoga 26, but lean towards a more mindful, alignment based Vinyasa practice.  


I completed the Kids Yoga Training in 2009, at Yoga Haven and am a graduate of the Quest Yoga Arts training program, where I studied under Wendy Hagen, ERYT 500 hour and Laura Jensen, ERYT 200 hour.  More recently I completed Restorative Teacher Training under Cyndi Lee through Yoga International.


I am recently retired from Corporate America, where I first introduced yoga to my fellow colleagues, shortly after completing my training.   I continue to teach and advocate for wellness in the workplace.  It is important for employees to take regular breaks, while finding ways to reduce stress and anxiety levels.  I believe it is equally important for their employer to support that process and provide those opportunities.  Since yoga helps to increase productivity and promote a healthy work/life balance, this is a “win/win” for everyone!  Over the last five years, I have introduced yoga to various youth organizations and donated time to teach at several schools.  Beginning in the 2019/2020 school year, I was contracted to work with the Bedford Central Elementary School system to help teachers bring yoga into their classrooms.  Before COVID 19, I was also teaching kids yoga at a local parochial school.  Additionally, I teach small group classes in our home based studio.  I work with people of all levels of ability & age and tend to bring a sense of playfulness to my classes.  


My mission is to create a safe and friendly community where everyone feels free to explore the healing power of yoga.  Where individuals can reach new levels of personal and spiritual development; while finding their own state of balance, inner peace, joy and light.