Jennifer Rutherford

Jennifer is a fun and enthusiastic teacher of hatha yoga. She has been teaching for 17 years, has been registered with Yoga Alliance since 2003 and holds an E-RYT-500. She is also a member of The International Association of Yoga Therapists. Jen loves to share her knowledge of yoga, and loves inspiring people in their practice. She encourages a relaxed class designed to leave you with a happy body & mind.

She began her yoga journey in 1999 while living in Sydney, then moved to Houston and attended many teacher trainings and workshops with great yoga teachers, including Shiva Rea, Pattabhi Jois, Rodney Yee, David Swenson, Kathryn Budig, Kino MacGregor and others. She began teaching in 2001 and completed her 1st and 2nd series teacher training with David Swenson in the USA and has a strong background in Ashtanga Vinyasa.

After teaching in Houston and Melbourne for 4 years, she returned to NZ in 2007 and continues to teach clients in their homes while continuing her own education.

Jen loves the anatomical approach to yoga and it’s rehabilitation and healing capacity for students, working with many private clients who are not able to attend classes due to health or injury issues.