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9 – 11 November 2018. IYANZ Centenary Celebration in Raglan

Posted by Anna Timms on Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 at 2:53am



Leading teachers from Australia and New Zealand will share their wealth of knowledge in the beautiful setting of Raglan as part of the year of centenary celebrations world wide.


Note: Complementary bunk room accommodation at Raglan Campground will be provided on a first come first served basis. Participants not staying at the campground will need to organise their own accommodation.

More information coming soon.

Documentary to celebrate BKS Iyengar’s 100th Birth Anniversary

Posted by Anna Timms on Tuesday December 26th, 2017 at 7:23pm

Dear Sādhaka,

Bulletin Board Poster

On December 14, 2018, we will be celebrating the birth centenary of our Beloved Guruji. Each of us has been immensely touched by him and his teachings in many different ways. This is irrespective of the amount of time that we may have spent with him. Some of us have spent years under him, some a few glimpses and many who have still been transformed by just following his path.

On this momentous occasion, Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI), Light on Yoga Research Trust (LOYRT) – Mumbai, and Different Strokes Communications are jointly embarking on a project to record the students’ impressions on the impact that Guruji has had on their lives. This will be a purely crowdsourced project, where each and every one of us will have a chance to become a filmmaker and have your unique voice reach out towards our Iyengar Yoga family worldwide!

All the students of Iyengar Yoga are welcome to participate in this project where all you need to do is record yourself talking in front of a camera and share with us – on how Guruji and his teachings have influenced and inspired you and how they have created an impact on the course of your life. We shall weave a tapestry of the most unique and inspiring voices, bringing us all much closer than ever before, and proving how all of us are connected in this journey together.  All details on participation, shooting of your video, submissions, etc., can be found on
Please find attached a poster which you can share with your students / fellow practitioners at your institute on the bulletin board. We look forward to your participation.

Letter to Association from Geetaji

Posted by Anna Timms on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 at 3:09am

To Association

Assessment Dates 2018

Posted by Anna Timms on Monday November 14th, 2016 at 12:39am

Assessment Dates 2018:

The A&TT Committee is pleased to announce the planned assessment dates for 2018.

  • Introductory Assessment:  18-20 May and/or 25-27 May
  • Junior Intermediate Level 1&2:  2-4 November
  • Junior Intermediate 3 and Senior Intermediate Level 1:  4-5 August

Applications for all assessments are due 28 February 2018.
Application forms available after log-in. Any queries can be directed to Jo Peden, Assessment Coordinator at

Teachers going for Junior Intermediate Level 1&2 assessments now need to submit a signed referral form. 

2018 Applications for assessment are to be sent to the following coordinators:


Jo Peden

18 Chatham Street


Wellington 6023


Junior Intermediate I & II 

Tessa Meek

11 Salisbury Garden Court


Wellington 6012


Junior Intermediate III and SI 1

Susie Lever

73 Smith Road

RD 5

Warkworth 0985

2018 Teacher Development Sessions with Monica Haar

Posted by Anna Timms on Wednesday December 20th, 2006 at 1:37am

Contact: Monica Haar

Teacher Development 2018 at IYC

Anatomy, Physiology and Yoga Course with Sue Hallas

Posted by Anna Timms on Monday December 18th, 2006 at 1:49am

Anatomy, physiology and yoga: an experiential study of the the human body with Sue Hallas, Nelson. For keen students and for teacher trainees.

Dates:  24 & 25 March, 26 & 27 May, 28 & 29 July 2018

Contact Sue for more information: seahallas@gmail.com

15 – 17 June 2018. Suzi Carson Taupo Retreat

Posted by Anna Timms on Tuesday August 15th, 2006 at 3:59am


17 June 2018. Sunday Intensive with Melodie Batchelor, Nelson

Posted by Anna Timms on Monday August 7th, 2006 at 4:42pm

Venue: Eternally Yoga, 4 Faraday Rise, Richmond


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