Our yoga teachers


Suzi is the director and principle teacher at Four Winds Yoga. A certified Iyengar yoga teacher, Suzi has been practicing yoga in Ponsonby since 1988 and teaching since 1991.  Suzi emphasises the importance of a systematic approach to yoga - developing a strong foundation for a sustainable practice for all ages and levels.



Kama came to Four Winds Yoga in 2010 to do pregnancy yoga before her first child. She soon started training as a teacher and has been teaching with us ever since. Kama is a compassionate considerate teacher. As a mother of three, Kama understands the importance of a regular yoga practice.

Kama is one of Four Winds Yoga contract teachers and teaches in Muriwai, Auckland.

Francesca Hopkins

Francesca is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and is our beginner's yoga class teacher. A wonderfully inspiring teacher, who invites all new students to join her beginner's yoga classes on

Monday & Thursday: 18h00 - 19h30. 

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Tamar is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher. She started practising at Four Winds Yoga when she was 18 and - with a small break - we have practised together ever since. Tamar is a creative practitioner, her inquiring nature makes her a informative teacher.

Tamar is one of Four Winds Yoga contract teachers.


Deb came to yoga with a severe back issue. Over the years she has worked methodically with her practice to rebuild from the ground up. This experience makes her a genuine valued teacher at Four Winds Yoga.

Deb is currently teaching a Winter WarmUP class:

Sunday 09h00 - 10h30

(finishes 29 July 2018)



Ella is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher.

With a martial arts background, Ella has a strong dynamic teaching style coming from her dedicated yoga practice and her job as a trainer at McDonalds.

Ella is one of Four Winds Yoga contract teachers.

Suzi Carson yoga video series: Building strength in the arms