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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Members Forum

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IYNZ Committees

Executive Committee:

Jo Peden – Chairperson

Jyoteeka Cummings – Treasurer:

Eira Kramer

Renee Roos

Hayley Roberts


Assessment and Teacher Training Committee:

Chairperson: Wendy Norwood

Secretary: Tamar Munch

Susie Lever

Suzi Carson

Clare Davenport


Moderators Advisory Group:

Melodie Batchelor

Monica Haar

Sue Lever

Anne-Marie Tweedie


Communications & Resources:

Yoga Link Editor: Kathleen Powell / Hella Bauer

Website Manager: Kathleen Powell

Bookshop: Glenn McBeth

Library: Jyoteeka Cummings

Public Relations: Erica Viedma

Social Media:  Rosie Percival



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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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“Consciousness, being in conjunction both with the seer and the seen, appears to an average individual to be all-pervading, omniscient and real. When one is cultured and purified, one realises that consciousness has no existence of its own but is dependent on the seer.”

– B.K.S. Iyengar

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