BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of New Zealand

Discover the art and science of Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga New Zealand, IYNZ, 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 Iyengar Yoga teacher training programme and assessment procedures for New Zealand Iyengar Yoga teachers.

IYNZ is part of the world-wide network of Iyengar Yoga Associations that aim to bring together students and teachers who are interested in Guruji’s work, and to protect, promote and foster his words and teachings.

These Iyengar Yoga Associations have been established in Mr Iyengar’s name, and are officially recognised and endorsed by him.

Why Practice Iyengar Yoga?

“If the foundation is firm, the building can withstand calamities. The practice of Yoga is the foundation, so that the Self is not shaken under any circumstances.” – B.K.S. Iyengar
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Become a Teacher

IYNZ administers, on behalf of Mr Iyengar, teacher certification in New Zealand. This is an internationally recognised qualification and entitles the teacher to promote themselves as a certified Iyengar yoga teacher.
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Become a Member

Membership benefits of IYNZ includes a quarterly newsletter, access to classes, workshops, a library, and a bookshop. You will also be part of a professional network who share in the love of yoga.
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Upcoming Events

Online Registration for Gulnaaz Dashti 2019 IYNZ Workshop

We are excited to have Gulnaaz Dashti from Pune, India as our guest teacher for the IYNZ 2019 Workshop to be held in Christchurch over Queen’s Birthday weekend 31st May – 3rd June. Gulnaaz started studying yoga with Geeta Iyengar when she was going through some life changes. Once she became dedicated to her yoga study, life started to take shape and improve. In 1998, BKS Iyengar granted her a teaching position at RIMYI. Since then she has become one of the senior teachers, teaching Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced classes, as well as assisting in medical classes.

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2019 Teacher Development sessions with Monica Haar

Saturdays: 12.30 – 4.30 pm
Dates: 16th Feb, 16th March, 13th April, 18th May, 15th June,
13th July, 3rd Aug and 19th Oct
Cost; $50 to be paid at arrival.

For more information click  Teacher Development 2019

 

 

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