Auckland
Britomart

Andy Rodgers

Southern Lattitude CrossFit

Andy has always been captivated with weights, starting with the home made set that lived in the family garage. Discovering Olympic Weightlifting at High School, the 15 year old swapped the garage for the platform and within 12 months was competing for New Zealand at the Oceania Championships. With a Degree in Sports Coaching, Andy continued to compete internationally but developed a passion for coaching. Andy has a vast array of coaching experience. From absolute beginners from all walks of life, to National Championship winning High School teams and current Oceania Champions. As a new found Crossfit athlete and Coach, Andy has reconfigured the conventional Olympic lifting techniques. Modifying them in a way unique to the RX Clinic, providing practical applications in high rep... Read the profile >>

Dani Raemakers

Yoga Tech and The Centre

A Yoga instructor, Naturopath and Medical Herbalist, Dani believes that health encompasses many elements including movement, nutrition, mind and the ability to enjoy in life the things that make you happy. She completed her 200 hour RYT in Melbourne, Australia with Somachi - a dynamic mix of Vinyasa Flow, dance and Tai Chi. She has been teaching Vinyasa Flow for six years, and she currently teaches at Yoga Tech in Parnell and The Centre in Kingsland. She completed her degree in Naturopathy and Diploma of Herbal Medicine in 2013, and began her own business adventure Minthealth at the beginning of 2014. She also loves traveling - Barcelona is a special favorite, reading - Dorothy Parker is a must, and painting - especially wall murals. For more information or to connect with Dani please... Read the profile >>

Devananda (Dee)

Ashram Yoga

Dee is a senior teacher at Ashram Yoga, passionate about Yoga and energy work. She teaches popular weekly classes, co-facilitates on training courses, runs workshops and leads kirtan as a source of constant inspiration and to share her love of Yoga. In 2006 she developed PLAY (Physically, Learning, Active, Yoga) classes to instill the FUNdamental skills of yoga at an early age, in an adventurous and creative way. Ashram Yoga now offers this as a teacher training module. Dee is a qualified Shiatsu & Thai Yoga Massage practitioner, Yoga therapist and Yoga Alliance 500-hour registered teacher who enjoys exploring the many avenues one can work with their energy to create positive life change. . Read the profile >>

Mat Lewisham

Mat is the guy you go to when you want to run farther than you thought possible. He has created a coaching practice and running club in Auckland that helps runners at all levels to get out there and make their goals real. His earlier career as an HR professional for corporate businesses was about getting the best out of people. Over the years as a dedicated Running Coach, Mat has helped people achieve their running goals while balancing successful working, sporting and family lives. His passion is helping people be the best they can be, removing their doubts so they can be freed up to achieve and succeed. Mat coaches and competes in distances from half marathon, ultra-distance events and triathlon. His specialty is ultra-distance trail running but he also leads the Les Mills... Read the profile >>

Sophie Rimmer

Studio3

Precise pairing of flowing asana with uplifting, relatable philosophy defines my yoga teaching and is what I commit to bring to each and every class I teach. I know that teaching Yoga is my greatest achievement and privilege in this life. I am constantly reminded of this every Savasana and “see you next time’’ from every student. If students arrive to class with a trapezius full of emotional baggage and extreme feeling of tension and disconnect, the fact that they can authentically chat to someone as they leave class, with feelings of complete space in their bodies and mind is the ultimate reward. Yoga is the reason behind this transformation and I feel incredibly fortunate to be that instructor to guide students back to what they already know. Some things you might not know... Read the profile >>