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Jo Peden is an experienced Iyengar yoga teacher

Jo Peden is an experienced Iyengar yoga teacher

Jo started Iyengar yoga in 1996 and was quickly captivated by the practice of yoga, finding it both challenging and inspiring. She began teaching in 2001, and currently holds a JI2 Teaching Certificate.

Jo creates a warm, supportive environment for students. Jo is an experienced Iyengar teacher who teaches yoga classes in both a Wellington city based studio and Island Bay. She is interested in how asana can be transformative, not only on a physical level, but also on an emotional and energetic level.

Jo studies regularly with senior Iyengar yoga teachers and has studied with the Iyengar family at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga institute, Pune, India. Jo has degrees in Political Science and Sports Science, she has worked in recruitment advertising and in communications. She is married with three sons.