Chris Reitz

Yoga Ambassador

Yoga Type

Vinyasa, Ashtanga

Ashtanga Vinyasa Hot Yoga


500000 hour certified

Current City




Chris is the owner of Backbone Yoga in Clinton, NJ. Prior to opening Backbone, Chris spent the better part of a decade training and teaching in NYC. He both managed and taught at PURE Yoga, NYC's and the East Cost's largest yoga studio.

Chris received his teaching certification from Guta Hedewig of the Yoga School of New York in the Krishnamacharya Tradition. He has studied extensively with other renowned teachers such as Isaac Pena, Jonathan Nosan, and Terrence Monte.

Chris is a competitive martial artist with an extensive stand-up and ground game pedigree. He holds black belts in TKD and Kempo, a brown belt in Judo, a purple belt in BJJ from Subforce, and has received numerous accolades in SAMBO grappling. He teaches at IMPACT Martial Arts in Clinton, NJ, as well.

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