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Our Teachers

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KIM MUNRO

Lead teacher with 500+ hours and currently studying for YogaMazé Certification! Kim adopted yoga as part of her daily life to overcome serious injuries. Her expansive knowledge and experience have shaped a form of yoga, unique to the Wellington market, which incorporates a strong emphasis on anatomy and alignment. She passes on her passion for improving and encouraging long-term health, well-being, and happiness.

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ANDY MUNRO

Andy’s health and fitness career started with a degree in Sports and Exercise Science. He since trained as a yoga teacher, TRX trainer, mindfulness meditation teacher, personal trainer, and health coach. Andy strongly believes in learning how to move and eat within the parameters of your body and biodynamic individuality.

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MADDY COOPER

Yoga has played a vital role in Maddy’s life as a young breast cancer survivor. Empowering the individual through yoga, mindfulness, and breath is a gift that she is committed to passionately. Maddy is trained in Hatha, Vinyasa and Restorative yoga including Pranayama breathing techniques and guided meditation.

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LYNLEY MIDDLEMISS

Realising how essential Yoga is to her health physically, mentally and emotionally, Lynley completed her 200hr Teachers Training in 2017. Her aim is to help bring the gift of yoga into many other lives. She also trained in both Post and Pre Natal Yoga and regularly practices at home with her two small children.

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SHIRLEY MCLEOD

Shirley is a wife, mother, corporate career woman, yoga teacher, and aspiring wellness warrior. Shirley uses yoga to de-stress, unwind, and relax and shares her knowledge with her students to help them become more focused, productive, confident and effective.

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LEANNE FREEMAN

Leanne has been teaching yoga since 2015 after completing a 200-hour Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow Yoga qualification in India. Leanne loves to flow from one pose to the next and will encourage you to move like yourself while providing a safe environment to do so.

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CLAUDIO ESCUTIA

Claudio has been a yoga teacher and musician for over 10 years and has traveled the world studying and learning. Claudio uses ancient and traditional techniques during classes to harmonize physical, mental and emotional levels with the sound of Tibetan bowls, Mantras, Mudras and other Yoga techniques to help achieve inner peace and silence.

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TARYN DAWIDOWSKI

Taryn is an outgoing individual who has practiced yoga for 10 years and started her teaching journey in 2016. Taryn found yoga during her first year of study and quickly realised the benefits a regular practice offers. She loves sharing her experience and enjoys creating fun, powerful flows allowing students to create a body and breath connection.

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LAURA DEAVE

Laura has been a qualified Pilates instructor from 2015 and has since continued her professional development through both BCP and the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute in London. She believes in allowing people to take control of their bodies and explore what it is to move consciously and conscientiously.

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ALEX BUCHANAN

Alex is a qualified Pilates instructor with a background in dance. Before her move to NZ she taught numerous forms of group exercise in the UK, including Aerial Yoga and Barre. Alex prioritises the importance of functional movement and exercise to encourage correct posture and movement patterns during everyday life.

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DYLAN KAUFMAN

Dylan is passionate about holistic health and helping make the world a better place. After a degree in Civil Engineering, Dylan travelled to Nepal and India, gaining qualifications in Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa, and Yoga Therapy. He is also a certified Animal Flow Instructor with a strong background in functional strength training.

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TRACY EVE

Tracy has over 30 years experience in the fitness industry with a background in aquafit, cardio, spinning, and weight based classes. She later trained in mat and reformer based pilates, and became a certified yoga teacher. Tracy believes that the process of finding one’s personal best (to be strong, flexible, and uninjured) is a lifelong commitment.