Finding Inspiration in Every Turn
Yoga Drishti have pledged a yearly donation to The Bellur Trust to show gratitude and commitment to the process of Iyengar Yoga. Our deepest thanks go to BKS Iyengar,and Dr Geeta Iyengar, now deceased, for their guidance, love and inspiration. And to Prashant Iyengar and Abhijata Iyengar who continue to guide, teach and inspire us.
Meet The Team
Melodie is a Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher and currently sits on the Senior Advisory Panel New Zealand-wide.
After a 17-year career teaching and performing contemporary dance in New Zealand, Melodie discovered Iyengar Yoga quite by chance. Attracted immediately by the detailed instruction, technique, and philosophy that Iyengar Yoga offered it was a perfect way forward for her. Director of Herne Bay Iyengar Yoga Centre since 1997 Melodie has taught classes and workshops, followed later by a Teacher Training Programme.
Kathleen holds a Junior Intermediate Level 3 certificate
Kathleen began practicing Iyengar Yoga in Cape Town South Africa in 1998. She moved to New Zealand in 2001 and began her teacher training with Melodie Batchelor in 2004. She has been teaching at studios around Auckland since 2007 and now runs her own studio, Yoga Phala from her home in West Auckland.