Yoga Teachers

Sannyasi Pragyadhara

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“Yogic knowledge and wisdom are activated when you fully integrate and ‘live' yoga". Sannyasi Pragyadhara is a passionate and focused teacher who has been practicing Satyananda Yoga for 15 years and developing and [...]

Shailendra Singh Negi

Our guest teacher, Shailendra Singh Negi, was born in Rishikesh, India, on the banks of the holy river Ganga at the foot of the Himalayas. Although Shailendra progressed through the modern education system and [...]

Leza Schwab

Leza is a yoga teacher and yoga therapist based in Auckland, New Zealand. As an experienced practitioner of yoga Leza encourages her students to explore and interact with the potential of yoga, using [...]

Swami Vidyanand

Sri Swami Vidyanand is a renowned Yoga Guru from India who created Transformational Yoga and is the Founder of Yoga Alliance International and Meditation Alliance International, Yoga Alliance India, Yoga Alliance Europe - organizations devoted [...]

Swami Karma Karuna

Swami Karma Karuna is a founding member and director of Anahata Yoga Retreat, New Zealand, and a dedicated, intuitive yoga teacher with more than 25 years of experience. From an early age, she [...]

Felicity Molloy

Felicity is an experienced yoga teacher, dancer and well-being fitness educator of 25 years. Felicity is one of New Zealand’s most experienced Yoga teachers, educators in natural therapies and well-being fitness educators . [...]

Rakshakaridevi Tilakasuta

Rakshakaridevi Tilakasuta is a yogini that lives between New Zealand, India and Europe to share Vedic Dharma and the teachings of Advaita Vedanta, Yoga, Meditation and Tantra received at the feet of the Venerable [...]

Utkarsh Sanjanwala

Utkarsh Sanjanwala is an experienced Yoga Master from India and a direct disciple of Swami Vidyanand. Utkarsh brought the teachings of Transformational Yoga - a practice founded on the philosophy of The Mother

Brendon Sakey

 Brendon is an accredited yoga teacher and completed his Diploma in Yoga Studies through Mangrove Yoga Ashram in Australia.  He practices and teaches a traditional and integrated form of yoga while remaining open [...]

Stephanie Nelson

Stephanie Nelson is originally from rural New England, northeastern USA. She first started practicing yoga in NYC in the mid nineties while taking a break from her graduate studies, exploring several different yoga [...]

Liana Yew

Liana Yew is a yoga teacher, dancer and mum. She was introduced to Yoga while completing her degree in contemporary dance in Unitec's performing arts programme. Liana's dance career spans over 18 years and has led her to regularly practice

Sharon Lightfoot

Sharon is a Yoga, Pilates and Meditation teacher who has been practicing and studying Yoga since 1985. Dedicated to contemporary body and mind education for well-being, she has a good eye and deep [...]

Sannyasi Yogasarita

Sannyasi Yogasarita trained at the Satyananda Yoga Academy in Australia, and has been teaching for the past eight years in the community and more recently from a tranquil studio in the Waitakere Ranges. She [...]

Bodhini Yan

Bodhini Yan Yoga is medicine for the mind, body and soul..... a daily dose unveils the wellness, love, joy and bliss that is inside all of us. The seed of yoga is planted in [...]

Chaitanya Deva

Chaitanya vividly remembers the first full moon of 1995, he was mid-way through a six-month pilgrimage in Poona, India. Chai was already dedicated to a daily practice, meditating up to 10 hours a [...]

Ashoka Tilakasuta

Ashoka Tilakasuta is personal student of the Venerable Master Swami Shankaratilaka, Rector of the Vaidika Pratisthanam – Orthodox Yoga School of the Saraswati Order – lineage of Adi Shankaracharya. Ashoka showed natural inquisitive [...]

Swami Sankalpananda Saraswati

Swami Sankalpananda Saraswati  (Wendy Vermeulen) is an internationally qualified Yoga and Pilates instructor, personal trainer and life coach with almost 30 years experience in wellness, fitness and mindfulness training. Sankalpananda also teaches anatomy [...]