Yoga Teachers in New Zealand


Certified yoga teachers and yoga instructors (RYT 200, RYT 500, ERYT) in New Zealand Registered with Yoga Alliance (USA)




Registered Yoga Teachers in New Zealand - RYT 200, RYT 500, ERYT



List of New Zealand based yoga teachers (RYT 200, RYT 500, ERYT) registered with Yoga Alliance offering 200 & 500 hour yoga teacher training courses and retreats in Raumati Beach, Palm Beach, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Palmerston North, Hamilton, Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt, Rotorua, Napier, Hastings. Nelson, Blenheim, Taupo, Kerikeri, Greytown, Tauranga, Picton, Taihape, Whakatane, Russell, New Plymouth, Paeroa, Gisborne
Yoga Alliance (RYS 200, RYS 300, RYS 500)

Ryt 200 - Yoga Teachers in New Zealand- Yoga Alliance



Melissa Billington – Bukovinszky - RYT 200

Melissa Billington – Bukovinszky - RYT 200

With over 8,000 hours of teaching in 5 countries since 2001, Melissa Billington has supported hundreds of people in re-connecting to their inherent powers through an exploration of the chakras and an alignment with the seasonal energies.



  • Certification: RYT 200(Yoga Alliance)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Course Type: Residential and Intensive
  • Cours Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advance

Jude Hynes - RYT 200 (Yoga Alliance)

Jude Hynes - RYT 200 (Yoga Alliance)

She completed the 3 year Auckland Yoga Academy apprenticeship in 1993, became a Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher in 2006. From this environment she brings over 10 years of teacher training experience to the workshops and courses she facilitates; in particular, her skills in course development, communication and facilitation, as well as knowledge of educational and developmental psychology.

  • Certification: RYT 200, 500 (Yoga Alliance)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Course Type: Residential and Intensive
  • Cours Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advance

Ryt 500 - Yoga Teachers in New Zealand - Yoga Alliance



Selina Gilbert - RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance)

Selina Gilbert - RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance)

Selina teaches corporate yoga classes in offices around Auckland, New Zealand, with dynamic yoga sequences to stretch out and strengthen the entire body, Selina went on to complete a 2-year apprenticeship at the Auckland Yoga Academy, comprising 2,000 hours as a Yoga Alliance 500 hours yoga teacher (RYT 500 hours) in 2009


  • Certification: RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Course Type: Residential and Intensive
  • Cours Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advance

Dr Pooja Maddela - RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance)

Dr Pooja Maddela - RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance)

Exceedingly skilled master yoga teacher/mentor, yoga therapist, yoga teacher trainer and clinician. She runs a busy clinical practice with an emphasis on Yoga therapy, Ayurveda and Eastern naturopathy. She worked for many years as assistant head of faculty and senior tutor at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies.


  • Certification: RYT 200, 500 (Yoga Alliance)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Course Type: Residential and Intensive
  • Cours Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advance

ERYT - Yoga Teachers in New Zealand - Yoga Alliance



Katie Lane - ERYT (Yoga Alliance)

Katie Lane - ERYT (Yoga Alliance)

Yoga is a practice of making conscious what is normally unconscious, of forging a living dynamic relationship with your body, breath, mind, and heart. She is an ERYT-500, Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), Yoga Teacher Trainer and a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider. Katie has offered yoga workshops, immersions and teacher trainings at studios across New Zealand and overseas.

  • Certification: RYT 200, 500 (Yoga Alliance)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Course Type: Residential and Intensive
  • Cours Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advance

Rachel Land - ERYT (Yoga Alliance)

Rachel Land - ERYT (Yoga Alliance)

E-RYT500 Yoga Teacher & Yoga Medicine Teacher Trainer, interest in health and wellness led me to complete a 500-hour teacher training with Tiffany Cruikshank and Yoga Medicine (focusing on yoga therapy for hips, spine and shoulders) and I am now proud to be part of the Yoga Medicine teaching team.


  • Certification: RYT 200, 500 (Yoga Alliance)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Course Type: Residential and Intensive
  • Cours Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advance