The Association

About the Association

Mission StatementThe B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association of New Zealand (IYANZ) was established in 1993 to bring together teachers and students of Iyengar yoga.The Association has continued to maintain its foundation aims to protect, promote and foster the words and teachings of Guruji. It has also established a thorough teacher…
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IYANZ Committees

Executive Committee:Chairperson: Anna TimmsSecretary: Kathleen PowellTreasurer: Jyoteeka CummingsMelodie Batchelor – Northern Region RepresentativeErica Viedma – Southern Region Representative Moderators Advisory Group:Melodie BatchelorMonica HaarSue Lever Assessment and Teacher Training Committee:Chairperson: Tessa MeekSue LeverJo PedenRosie Holland Events Committee:Cornelia Regnier Communications Committee:Link Editor: Kathleen PowellWebsite Manager: Anna TimmsBookshop: Glenn McBethLibrary: Jyoteeka Cummings Ethics Committee:Chairperson: Eira Kramer Association Administrator…
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When the Association was established in 1993 Yogacharya BKS Iyengar directed that the Association membership be opened to all those interested in Iyengar Yoga. It provides a network of information about Iyengar Yoga and Yoga events in New Zealand. By joining the Association it is an opportunity to express appreciation…
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The Iyengar Yoga Association of New Zealand offers its members a yearly workshop with an international senior Iyengar Yoga teacher. These workshops are a great opportunity for Association members to come together to learn from some of the world’s foremost teachers. …
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“Yoga is the cessation of movements in the consciousness.”

– B.K.S. Iyengar

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