Chaitanya Deva

Chaitanya Deva

Chaitanya is the co-owner, founder and senior teacher at Studio Evolve Nelson, where he teaches weekly classes, practices therapeutic massage and created and leads their 200hr Teacher Training programs level One and Two.

Specialising in applied anatomy (the anatomy of movement) myofascial release and articular mobilization as a bodyworker for the last 18 years, he brings a great passion and understanding of anatomy, skeletal variation and how the body works to his classes, workshops and trainings. Combining this with thousands of hours of yoga teaching and study along with 25 years of intensive meditation practice with Enlightened Masters; Chaitanya has
a broad and experiential knowledge base, which he loves to share with humour and compassion on and off the mat addressing all aspects of our existence, body, mind and soul.

Presenter at various conferences, festivals and teacher trainings around the country, Chaitanya and his wife Bex, also run Evolve Festival, a biennial wellness event in the heart of Nelson dedicated to inspire, educate and transform individuals and communities. Chaitanya is also a member of the Yoga NZ council.