Teachers

Our Team

Check our amazing team of yogis below…

Sandey Hoskin

Sandey completed her 200-hour Teacher Training in 2009. In 2014 she completed 300-hours with Mark Stephens in Santa Cruz to become 500hr RYT registered. She is a lead teacher and mentor for Om Yoga Studio Teacher Training Program. Sandey’s strength’s are in teaching Hatha Yoga, Meditation, Pranayama and Yoga Nidra, facilitating and holding space for students to transform in their own way at their own pace, to listen to their own inner guide (Atman).  Her teaching style is creative, challenging and inspiring.

Sandey is passionate about developing and inspiring teachers and students to find their dharma (purpose). Sandey has furthered her education and training with Leslie Kaminoff – Yoga Anatomy, Mark Stephens (500hr RYT), Duncan Peak, Amy Ippoliti, Tiffany Cruikshank, Shiva Rea, Noah Maze and Cameron Shayne. She is currently completing another 300hrs with Rod Stryker (ParaYoga) in Vinyasa Krama and Patanjalis Yoga Sutras.

With a passion for holistic health and well-being Sandey’s classes and teachings offer more than just a physical practice. Sandey emphasizes the importance of integrating all aspects of yoga including Ayurvedic principles into her teaching. She is both caring and intuitive in her approach. Sandey is focused to strong safe structural alignment principles, along with mindfulness and breath awareness tools and techniques to guide individuals into a deeper awakening of mind-body-spirit connection.

Fiona Liu

Fiona is a highly experienced yoga teacher, specializing in Yin and Yin Yang styles.

She also enjoys teaching Vinyasa Flow and Hatha classes.

There is always an aspect of meditation in her classes no matter what style it is. You’ll leave feeling inspired and peaceful.

She is a lead teacher, mentor and facilitator at the Om Yoga Studio teacher training program along with Sandey Hoskin.

Over the past few years, she has mentored a number of teaching graduates and yoga teachers, and helped them to hone their teaching skills.

For Fiona, “The on-going self-inquiry of yoga allows me to look deep inside and be clear of what I need on and off the mat. Yoga helps me open to life’s limitless opportunities and live with a more open mind and an open heart.” Fiona is passionate about yoga therapy, helping people awaken their body and mind through yoga and is encouraging of the potential discovery of peacefulness, calmness and strength practice brings.

Fiona has studied with world-class yoga teachers like Sarah Powers, Bernie Clark, Tiffany Cruikshank, Donna Farhi, Noah Maze, Duncan Peak and Desiree Rumbaugh, thus learnt yoga and understand it from different perspectives.
She is fascinated by how our human bodies are so different and respect the differences in a group classes and highly capable of working with individuals.

She teaches Private sessions using her yoga therapy skills, as well as group classes at both The Yoga Corner and Om Yoga Studio. She enjoys what students teach her as much she teaches them and is grateful the shared process of self-discovery, strength and joy in every class.

Kylie Harris (RYT-500 E-RYT200)

Kylie Rook is a Yoga Medicine Registered Therapeutic Specialist. RYT-500. E-RYT200.  She has more than 1000 hours of training and almost 20 years of personal practice under her belt.  

Kylie Rook is a Yoga Medicine Registered Therapeutic Specialist. RYT-500. E-RYT200.  She has more than 1000 hours of training and almost 20 years of personal practice under her belt.  Her experience, training and knowledge is evident in the classes and workshops she leads.With a teaching style totally her own, Kylie understands the body from a Western perspective and fuses that with the tradition of yoga to enhance the lives of her students.

Her classes bring an intelligent understanding of anatomy, physiology, and the human condition, paired with classical yogic philosophy and Chinese Medicine.She also holds a Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Dance and has completed more than 20 individual yoga trainings with some of the worlds preeminent Yoga Teachers and Training Schools.She has also spent more than 10 years working as a Post Production Supervisor in Film and TV so she has an understanding of how yoga can help stressful office environments, improve focus, productivity and the health of employees.

Kylie delights in teaching and is a natural born teacher able to lead both beginners and advanced practitioners safely.  She also has a passion for neuroscience and how yoga can assist with conditions such as anxiety, depression and other psychosomatic conditions.

Her warmth, enthusiasm for yoga and guidance will inspire you to keep coming back to the mat.

Amanda Fell

Amanda is a Yoga and Barre Instructor with a passion for life and living each moment in a mindful, aware state. She constantly seeks to encompass this way of living on, and off her mat. She is a firm believer that your practice can reflect upon your time outside of the studio and inspire how you approach your everyday life. She loves to create unique, special Yoga events, rituals and experiences, finding different and interesting ways of sharing Yoga with people of all walks of life. 

Originally from New Zealand, Amanda enjoys traveling often and leading a transient lifestyle, gaining inspiration from her various adventures abroad. She constantly seeks to learn more and further educate herself, deepening her practice and widening her knowledge to expand her offerings as an instructor. She feels it is her destiny to share this path and these teachings with you.

Susan McFadzean

Susan came from South Africa and is here in New Zealand to study a postgrad in Secondary School Teaching. 

She really love it here at Aotearoa and hopefully will be able to call this beautiful country her forever home one day. 

Susan discovered Yoga while travelling the US in 2008 and new immediately what her new path would be, completing her Vinyasa training with the Jivamukti teachers in South Africa.

While living in South Korea, she was able to spend three years training with her Forrest Yoga guardian teacher, Sinhee McCabe, and during that time completed her Forrest Yoga teacher training.

She has recently completed her mentorship training program and cannot wait to share this new knowledge! 

Mari-Halina Colbert

Physical expression has been an organic part of Mari’s life for many years.

With a degree in contemporary dance and experience as a professional dancer touring Europe, yoga was a natural progression from her extensive experience and knowledge with the dancing body and a deep rooted curiosity in mindfulness and meditation. Having completed her 200 hour hatha/vinyasa yoga TTC in India and currently studying 200 hour Embodied Flow teacher training with Adele Kinghan, Mari is driven by a profound passion to help and guide others on their yoga journey, amalgamating her love for dance and movement with her fascination and passion for mental health and well-being and the holistic, life-affirming philosophy of yoga.

Kiri Spiotta

Toni Alston

Toni is a graduate of the OM 200 hour Teacher Training program.  She has always been fascinated by the power of movement, stillness and mindfulness in creating self-transformation and healing.
Her curiosity led her to study the brain and body from a biomedical perspective.  She left university feeling like there was a piece missing from the science, which sparked the beginning of her meditation practice and deepening of her personal yoga journey throughout her travels in South America. . Toni loves to explore and share the joy of movement and stillness through dance and martial arts as well as yoga and meditation. 

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