Senior Teacher

Andre has been practising and teaching astanga yoga since 1991. In that time he has travelled to India many times to study astanga vinyasa yoga with Shri K Pattabhi Jois and more recently with Guruji’s grandson Sharath. He has two children Shanti and Connor who join him with his wife Dee on his travels to India.

Andre opened The Astanga Room in Newmarket, Auckland with Dik Bree in 1998 and moved the school to Grey Lynn, Auckland in 2002 to become The Astanga Yoga Centre.

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Studio Director

Dee is the Studio Director for The Astanga Yoga Centre.

Dee is finally teaching at the studio and is now taking 1 hour Beginners classes and covering other classes as required. She too was lucky enough to have travelled to Mysore to practice with Guruji and more recently with his delightful daughter Sawaswhathi.

Should you wish to discuss the matters relating to the studio, classes, teachers, payments or hire of the space just email or she is now at the centre a couple of days a week.

Also if you wish you can make contact regarding accommodation in Mysore or just a general chat about going.

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Call Dee 09-5365240 or 021-2091877



Tatiana discovered Astanga yoga a few years ago and from the first class she fell in love with this flowing practice.

Very soon it became an essential part of her life, leading to a daily practice at the Astanga Yoga Centre and participation in workshops with Dena Kingsberg & Peter Sanson.

It continues to change her life in a positive way.Tatiana has a Diploma of Yoga from Wellpark college of Natural Therapies (Yoga Alliance registered).

She believes in the Astanga method and teaches with enthusiasm and a focus on the breath.