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

25 August 2019 IYNZ Annual General Meeting in Wellington

The Annual General Meeting of Iyengar Yoga New Zealand will be held on Sunday 25 August at 2pm at the Iyengar Yoga Centre of Wellington (6 Swan Lane, Te Aro, Wellington).  If you are in the Wellington Region we’d love to see you there.

Please send any agenda items to Jo Peden on chairperson@iyengar-yoga.org.nz before 31 July 2019.
The Wellington Iyengar Yoga Centre (www.wellingtonyoga.co.nz) has a 10am Level 2 class and an 11.45am Level 1 class to enjoy if you are visiting Wellington for the day.
Jo Peden
Chair, IYNZ

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1 September 2019 Sunday Intensive with Suzi Carson in Palmerston North

Venue: Yoga on the Square

For more information visit www.yogapalmerstonnorth.co.nz or contact Jyoteeka Cummings on jyoteeka@hotmail.com

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