The Association

About the Association

Mission Statement
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 teacher training programme and assessment…

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This page is only available to members.
Members Forum

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IYNZ Committees

Executive Committee:

Chairperson: Jo Peden

Treasurer: Jyoteeka Cummings

Secretary/South Island Representative: Erica Viedma

North Island Representative: Eira Kramer

Membership/Website: Kathleen Powell

A&TT Representative: Tessa Meek


Moderators Advisory Group:

Melodie Batchelor

Monica Haar

Sue Lever

Anne-Marie Tweedie


Assessment and Teacher Training Committee:

Chairperson: Tessa Meek

Sue Lever

Rosie Holland

Clare Davenport

Tamar Munch

Wendy Norwood


Communications & Resources:

Yoga Link Editor: Kathleen Powell / Hella Bauer

Website Manager: Kathleen Powell

Bookshop: Glenn…

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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.

Joining Iyengar Yoga New Zealand is an opportunity to express appreciation…

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The Association provides a Library and Bookshop service to its members….

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Iyengar Yoga 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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IYNZ Meetings

IYNZ Committees hold regular meetings to manage the affairs of the Association. Minutes from meetings of the IYNZ Executive Committee and Assessment and Teacher Training Committee are available for viewing by members of the Association….

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Yoga Link

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“When I practice, I am a philosopher. When I teach, I am a scientist. When I demonstrate, I am an artist.”

– B.K.S. Iyengar

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