Martina Götz has practised yoga for over 25 years and been teaching for more than 20 of those, predominantly in the Ashtanga tradition as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, India.
She has travelled several times to India to study with the Jois family in Mysore.
Before Pattabhi Jois’s passing in 2009 she received authorisation and blessing to teach through his institute (KPJAYI) and attended a teaching training with Sharath in 2010. For more info see: www.kpjayi.org
She has practised extensively with Peter Sanson, Dena Kingsberg & Matthew Sweeney, and is certified to teach Matthew Sweeney’s Chandra & Simha Vinyasa Krama sequences.
She has also done apprenticeships in Vinyasa Yoga with Julie Emmerson of Stressless Yoga in 1994, and in Hatha and Ashtanga yoga with Peter Nilsson of Auckland Yoga Academy from 2001-2004.
In 2005 Martina was registered as an E-RYT 500 (Experienced -Registered Yoga Teacher 500 hours) through Yoga Alliance.
Her accessible approach supports & encourages students to find their own innate wisdom within.
In Auckland, she teaches regular weekly yoga classes, leads special monthly classes and offers private tuition.
She also conducts yoga workshops, retreats in New Zealand and Australia.