Teachers

Karla Brodie

Karla Brodie

Karla is a skilled, experienced and qualified teacher. Her practical and intuitive approach to teaching leads students to a deeper experiential understanding of breath, balanced posture and integrated movement.

Contemporary Yoga

Jac Wilson

A lifetime of dance training and movement has been supported and assisted by theoretical (BPhEd) and practical (Dip Contemporary Dance) study and application to teaching since 2002.

Vincent Bolletta

Vincent Bolletta

Vincent’s yoga philosophy is to encourage one to be curious about their yoga practice. He offers a range of tools to support this enquiry which includes pranayama, asana, postural re-patterning and hands on…

Vanessa Bailey

Vanessa Bailey

Vanessa’s first experience of yoga was at eight years old playing with shoulder stands, not knowing it was ‘yoga’, simply liking how it felt. Many years later she found her way to yoga. And after living overseas for…

Juan Caxlito

Hi, my name is Juan, you can pronounce it with H, Huan, or G, Guan – well at least that’s how the coffee shops spell my name on the cups when I order them in NZ. I am your yoga teacher who will guide you through…

Bryan Johnston

Bryan Johnston

Coming from a sports background playing Premier rugby in both New Zealand and Scotland, Bryan found his way to yoga as a counter to the stresses of playing an impact sport. What he found was not only a great…

Juju Kim

Juju Kim

I am a trained yoga instructor but also a full time primary school teacher so I can understand that being a student and going to school takes a lot of energy! I have enjoyed sharing this practice in my…

Sandra Palmer

Sandra Palmer

Sandra is a yoga teacher and Registered Psychologist. She was drawn to yoga by the calmness and clarity it provided her and is curious about the interface of yoga and psychology to support wellbeing.

Jennifer Riley

Jennifer Riley

Jennifer is experienced in teaching safe and sustainable mind-body movement and is a qualified Pilates teacher as well as RYT500 teacher. She has 10 years experience teaching teens in a post compulsory…

Sonya Simpson

Yoga means yolk. It is the centre, the place from which we grow and begin to acknowledge ourselves as we truly are, we meet our true self and accept what we discover. At 20 I reached down to touch my…

Dyana Wells

Dyana teaches meditation, mindfulness and yoga philosophy weekend courses, as well anatomy and physiology weekend courses at the Contemporary Yoga Centre. Dyana a great lover of the natural sciences and…

Emma Aubin

Emma Aubin

Yoga has been a guiding force in Emma’s life for over 25 years, helping her map her path towards an embodied awareness of wholeness. Passionate about the therapeutic benefits of yoga, Emma is a co-facilitator…

Robin Broadhurst

Robin Broadhurst

Robin’s passion for yoga began in 2005, practicing and studying with Juris Zinbergs (Viniyoga) in California. Subsequently, Robin has studied at Wellpark College in Auckland, with Vincent Bolletta and most recently…

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