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Yoga, Meditation & Subsidised courses for all
in Takaka, Golden Bay


MONDAY 10AM --------- GOLDEN AGE YOGA (Yoga for elderly, subsidized classes) with Sheila Kennard 

TUESDAY 4PM --------- 1 hour YOGA FOR EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL WELLBEING (Subsidised Classes) with Debora O'Callaghan

TUESDAY 5.15PM -------  1 hour  MEN'S YOGA with Debora O,Callaghan

TUESDAY 6.30PM ------- 7.45pm  ------ YIN YOGA  with Debora O'Callaghan

Please contact 0211858795 to book your space :)
For Golden Age Yoga please contact Sheila 027 364 4717

About Us

Bay Yoga Education Trust is a charitable trust located in Golden Bay. We believe Yoga is a helpful and transformative tool that can bring ease, strength and flexibility to our bodies, hearts and minds. 

Our vision is to make yoga practices accessible to all. You do not need fancy yoga pants, heavy wallets or lots of time to attend our classes. We keep our classes affordable, accessible and there are no membership fees. 

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Yoga For Emotional and Mental Wellbeing 10 weeks series

Starting on Tuesday 22nd of August 2023 at 4pm 

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed?

Subsidized courses of Yoga For Emotional and Mental Wellbeing are trauma Informed weekly classes providing supportive tools for dealing with stress, anxiety, emotional and mental health which you can use at any moment or situation in your life.


Spaces are still available on the upcoming course starting again Tuesday 22nd of August 2023.


In this course we will explore and practice tools and techniques from a variety of yogic disciplines (Vinyasa, Restorative, Yin Yoga, Kashmir Shaivism, Trauma Informed Yoga, Yoga Nidra) to increase body awareness, our listening skills, capacity to self-regulate, relax and self-compassion.

Every Tuesday 4pm to 5pm for 10 weeks at Community Service Hall in Takaka 

To sign up contact 021 1858 795 

Subsidised courses for the Golden Bay Community, Gold Coin donation only Starting Tuesday

Yin Yoga 

Every Tuesday at 6.30pm 

Feeling like life is not slowing down?

Winter time is the Yin Time

Embrace what this winter time is calling you to do... Time to do less... when we rest our body our mind can rest as well

Join our Yin Yoga classes, reduce stress and increase your capacity to slow down.

Yin Yoga stimulated energy flow in the body with long passive hold encouraging relaxation and the release of tension.

To register contact 021 1858 795 

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Golden Age Yoga with Sheila Kennard

Every Monday at 10am

A series of yoga classes for golden aged folk or for those who may wish to explore yoga in an easy and accessible way, guided by the amazing teacher Sheila Kennard. This will start on February 14th 2022.

This is a chair yoga class, designed to help with balance, strength, stability and a good dose of fun. Thanks to Rata Foundation and Lottery Grants for providing funds for this classes .

To sign up please contact Sheila Kennard on 027 364 4717

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Yoga For Men classes

Every Tuesday 5.15pm - 6.15pm 

These classes are specifically designed for men. Here we pay extra attention to the areas of shoulders, lower back and hips. Each class finishes with deep relaxation.

Start (or continue!) your yoga journey in this friendly and relaxed environment, in a small group at beginner level. $125 for the 10 weeks. Given availability, you are welcome to come and give the first class a try ($15) before deciding on signing up to the whole block.
To book your spot contact 021 1858 795

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MEN of Mōhua... Funded by Pub Charity Limited this important offering would suit you if you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, depressed or anxious and for those wanting to manage their lives with more ease. Bought to you by health and wellness professionals with over 30 years of collective experience. You will learn simple practices and tools to support your mental, emotional and physical health. Limited to 15 places, please email to book your space. Kōha appreciated but should not be a barrier to entry.

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"Yoga is a light which once lit will never dim, the better your practice the brighter your flame."

          - B.K.S. Iyengar

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021 185 8795

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