Dr. Pooja Maddela
Dr. Pooja Maddela is a registered medical practitioner from the Department of Indian Systems of Medicine. She is a highly accomplished international speaker, exceedingly skilled master yoga teacher/mentor, yoga therapist, yoga teacher trainer, and clinician. She is the founding director of ‘Dr. Pooja’s Yoga & Integrated Mind-Body Therapies’, offering integrative therapies including Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. She teaches yoga at the facilities of the Ministry of Education and Auckland Council. She runs a successful clinical practice with an emphasis on Yoga therapy, Ayurveda and Eastern naturopathy. Her teaching and clinical skills are legendary – she has received several awards including:
– ‘Tutor of the year 2010 NZ’ (NZAPEP) for Excellence in teaching and facilitating Yoga Philosophy, Practice and Therapy in tertiary education
– ‘Yogini Award’ for Excellence in Teaching and Practicing Yoga
– “National Women’s Excellence Award” India – for her contribution in the field of Yoga internationally
– “Best Faculty Award” from Swara Darshini Film Institute, Hyderabad for Excellency in voice training for dubbing artists.