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personalised yoga – yoga therapy – yoga education
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Small, friendly yoga classes and yoga therapy in Grey Lynn
The word “Svastha” in Sanskrit means to be in a state of optimal health and balance in body and mind. This is the underlying principle in all Svastha Yoga classes – to help you feel as good as you can.
Svastha Yoga is an integrated and personalised approach to yoga that addresses all aspects of health and well-being. The essence of the practice is the combination of functional movement, breath and mindfulness, which lays the foundation from which a positive mind-body connection emerges. As a result, we are able to live more fully in the present moment, in harmony with ourselves, with others and with our environment. Quite simply, this is a practice that will make you feel better, more at ease in your body and mind!
Barbara Coley, a mature and experienced yoga teacher and certified Yoga Therapist, offers small group classes, yoga therapy, and private instruction from her home studio in Grey Lynn.
Yoga in Sri Lanka – July 2019
Join Barbara for an exceptional 7-day yoga retreat in majestic Sri Lanka. Deeply calming, subtly strengthing yoga practices to reintegrate body & mind, delicious and healthy homemade Sri Lankan cuisine to nourish the body – this retreat will leave you feeling refreshed and reconnected.
After this transformative two months, Barbara began teaching in 2007 under the banner of Svastha Yoga New Zealand. She continues her yoga studies with the Mohans and attends programs with them as often as possible. Barbara studied yoga therapy with Ganesh Mohan from 2010 to 2014, and after completing her practicum received her certification as a Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists in 2016.
Barbara prefers to teach outside of the typical studio environment and teaches small, friendly relaxed classes & private sessions from her home studio in Grey Lynn. She also presents the Svastha Yoga Teacher Training Program and facilitates / co-teaches the Svastha Yoga Therapy Program in New Zealand.
Svastha Yoga Teacher Training and Professional Development
~ Louise Cargo