Heather Robinson is a yoga therapist, mentor, teacher and teacher trainer, trained in the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya and T.K.V. Desikachar. She began teaching in the 1990s in the UK with ‘British Wheel of Yoga’ Teacher & ‘Viniyoga Practitioner’ qualifications.
Training in Europe and India led to Yoga Teacher Trainer status. In the UK she trained yoga teachers and presented a broad range of yoga workshops. Her Yoga Therapist qualification included internships at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai. She has experience with a range of conditions and has taught those living with cancer in a hospital and complementary setting.
Heather has been an active member of the British Council for Yoga Therapy and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. When she began living in NZ, she joined Yoga New Zealand (Yoga NZ). During the last year she helped with the transition of the operation of Yoga NZ from Yoga Australia to Exercise New Zealand. Heather is honoured to be Chair of the Council of Yoga NZ, a voluntary body which helps guide the development of Yoga NZ.
Heather’s aim is to help bring life and lightness to the use of yoga for self-help and self-development.