Beginner Yogi holds regular Yoga Workshops and Retreats from our Karori, Wellington studio and in the greater Wellington Region, so scroll through our page and find the perfect one for you!

Upcoming Workshops

8 Week Yoga Course for Teenage Girls

TERM 2: Thursdays, 17th May – 5th July 4.15pm – 5.15pm
Always wanted to try yoga but don’t want to step into an adult class? Well, check it out, we’re doing a class just for teenage girls, Yay! Join Caroline on a 8-week journey to get stronger and more flexible, improve your concentration and focus, increase your confidence and self-esteem, de-stress, relax AND have fun! Wow, can yoga really do all of that?! Come find out!

Aya Aerial Yoga Workshops

Saturday, 27th January (FULL) or 17th February (FULL) 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Aerial yoga is an evolution of a new type of yoga that uses a hammock to enhance traditional yoga asana. With the support of a soft hammock, aerial yoga allows you to explore, refine and advance your traditional asana practice, both in the air and on the ground. 6 people max

Assisted Yin Workshop

Saturday, 3rd March 1.00pm – 3.00pm | $40 for single workshop or $70 to attend both Assisted Yin & Pelvic Floor Workshop
Join Tanya to learn about how you can take your yin practice home with you. In this workshop you will be guided through various yin postures and given techniques to assist you to move further into the pose using props. You will have the opportunity to work with a partner as well so that you can get a sense of how different yin postures can feel with assistance. At the end of the workshop you will have the knowledge to further your yin through self practice. This is a great workshop for all levels and will be very interactive. Limited to 10 people

Pelvic Floor Workshop

Saturday, 17th March 1.00pm – 3.00pm | $40 for single workshop or $70 to attend both Assisted Yin & Pelvic Floor Workshop
This workshop will discuss the anatomy of the core and how this can contribute to pelvic floor weakness. We will work through yoga asana (postures) that are safe for you to do at home and that can help you to gently strengthen the core while doing so. You will have the opportunity to practice a breathing technique focusing on lifting and control of the pelvic floor. Limited to 10 people

3 Week Mindfulness Course

Wednesdays, 7th, 14th & 21st March 2018 9.30am – 10.30am
Ovio Mindfulness One courses are a great way to start living a more mindful life. Specifically designed for anyone wanting clarity in a stressed-out, digitally dependent culture. Learn how to use simple, practical mindfulness techniques to: improve clarity, focus, engagement and productivity at work; reduce stress, depression, anxiety and reactivity; repair sleep, increase energy levels and enhance your well-being and relationships with others. $95 p/p, space is limited to six per class.

Martinborough Retreat Weekend (FILLING FAST!)

11th & 13th May 2018 Martinborough Hotel, Martinborough
Join Helen Williams and Tash Domonkos at the beautiful Martinborough Hotel for a weekend of yoga and self discovery. This retreat weekend is about getting away from it all, immersing yourself and going deeper. If your spirit is calling for time out and connection with like minded souls…and luxurious accommodation then join us for what promises to be an incredible weekend. All levels of yoga experience welcome.

6 Week Beginner Yogi Course 2018

Tuesdays & Thursdays from February 2018
At Beginner Yogi we believe yoga is for everyone, and that practicing yoga can help to reduce stress, increase flexibility, tone the body and encourage general well-being in body, mind and spirit. Our beginner courses are thoughtfully designed and guided to ensure you feel safe and supported in a fun and relaxed environment.

If you are just after our yoga classes, head on over to our Timetable page

Previous Workshops

Ayurveda & Restorative Yoga Workshop

Saturday, 25th November 2017 12.30pm – 3.30pm
In this afternoon workshop Kirstie Cleary will introduce you to the wisdom of Ayurveda and you’ll learn whether you are a Vata, Pita or Kapha body and mind type. Maria Kerensiana will then lead you through a 75mins Restorative Yoga class guaranteed to put you into a state of rest and relaxation. 10 people max

Moving Meditation Workshop

Saturday, 18th November 2017 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Join Tash for this powerful two hour moving meditation practice. There are only 4 ‘parts’ to the sequence, with a 5th added near the end and we will move along with a carefully selected playlist to experience different emotions and feelings through out the evening. You will likely feel a profound connection to your breathe and body through out this workshop, a great chance to find centre, let go, re-align and step into a space of calm and peace. This workshop is suitable for beginners to advanced.

Yoga & Self Healing Workshop

Saturday, 21st October 2017 3.00pm – 5.00pm
This experiential workshop combines yoga, meditation, mindfulness and self inquiry to initiate the self healing process… Join Tash as she shares her personal self healing practice with participants in a safe and supportive space.

Yin Yoga + Mindfulness (Hawkes Bay)

Saturday, 14th October, 2.00pm – 4.30pm
This workshop gently weaves the simple, yet profound practice of mindfulness into a yin yoga class. So as you discover postures that encourage release through the bodies fascia lines you’ll also experience what it is to be truly present. The class will finish with guided relaxation for complete bliss!

6 Week Prenatal Yoga Course

Wednesdays, 20th September – 25th October, 10.00am – 11.15am
Join Nicola as she gently guides you through meditations, breath work and asana practice specific to the stages of pregnancy with focus on being as physically healthy and emotionally well balanced as possible.

Restorative Yin + Mindfulness (Wellington)

Sunday, 27th August, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
This workshop gently weaves the simple, yet profound practice of Mindfulness into a Restorative Yin yoga class. The studio will be warm and lit by candle light to create an atmosphere of relaxation. The asanas will be gentler than a standard yin yoga class, with the primary focus being relaxation. While you are in the state of deep relaxation Tash will be sharing the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, from his book The Power Of Now. This workshop is for those that are interested in Eckhart Tolle’s wisdom, or enjoy or are open to a more spiritual approach to mindfulness and presence. All levels welcome!

The Yin Life

Saturday, 19th August 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Join Tanya in this two hour yin workshop. You will be introduced to two of the main meridian lines in the body, what they are and what they can mean in your body. During your practice you will be encouraged to journal the feelings that arise for you in each posture. Toward the end of the practice you will be guided to set your intentions moving into Spring and the new moon energy. You will leave feeling empowered with a deeper sense of awareness and care for your body and mind.

Yin Yoga + Mindfulness (Wellington)

Saturday, 5th August, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
This workshop gently weaves the simple, yet profound practice of mindfulness into a yin yoga class. So as you discover postures that encourage release through the bodies fascia lines you’ll also experience what it is to be truly present. The class will finish with guided relaxation for complete bliss!

4 Week Beginners Meditation Course

Tuesday, 6th June – 27th June, 8.45pm – 9.25pm
In this 4 Week Beginners Meditation Course we will explore simple meditation techniques that you can do anywhere, discover your comfortable seated position to ensure the body isn’t distracted and feel the real life benefits of a regular meditation practice.

Sole Yoga Workshop for Runners

Saturday, 10th June, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Join Tanya for a two hour yoga for runners workshop before the Wellington marathon on 18th June. It doesn’t matter what event you have entered, this workshop is for you. During the two hour workshop, Tanya will guide you through a yoga flow focusing on your hips and core followed by a yin practice and visualisation in preparation for your final training week. Tanya has run up to ultra-marathon distance and is passionate about how yoga and running can go hand in hand.

Clear Your Mind To Live In Your Heart Kundalini Yoga Workshop

Saturday, 29th April 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Join Anna to be guided through an invigorating and calming practice to help develop a calm and open heart, a clear meditative and projective mind, and an ability to intuit and understand our conscious, subconscious, and unconscious, actions and behaviours. This practice also helps strengthen the nervous system, open the lungs and the heart, improve circulation, adjust the ribcage, invigorate the brain, and develop physical stamina and inner strength.

Relax, Release + Renew Kundalini Yoga Workshop

Saturday, 25th March, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
In the busyness of today’s world, we often forget ourselves. Always putting work and the needs of others first, can lead to burnout and deficiency. So how do we make choices that serve others and ourselves? Our true impact comes, not from a state of doing, but from a relaxed state of being.Keep reading…

Maintaining Healthy Digestion + Elimination Kundalini Yoga Workshop

Saturday, 18th February, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
To experience ongoing wellness and vitality, maintaining healthy digestion and elimination is just as important as maintaining our physical health. While diet is the most important factor in maintaining healthy digestive and elimination systems, physical exercise, stress reduction and relaxation are also important. Keep reading…

Yin Yoga + Prana Workshop

Saturday, 28th January, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Prana rides on the breath, so when we breath, we draw in life-giving force. In this workshop, you will be guided into Yin postures and encouraged to focus on welcoming prana into the body to create space and encourage flow in the hip area.

Journey Through The Chakras Kundalini Yoga Workshop

Saturday, 19th November, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Explore the mysteries of the chakras to develop physical and subtle awareness of these energy centres, bringing to light ways in which we are blocked, and learning to release our inner energy and achieve our full potential.

Yin Yoga + Reiki Workshop

Saturday, 5th November, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
This Yin Yoga + Reiki Workshop is designed to encourage and create a deep sense of wellbeing physically, mentally and/or emotionally, using gentle yin yoga poses and reiki healing energy. FILLING!

Awakening to our Ten Light Bodies of Consciousness Kundalini Yoga Workshop

Saturday, 10th September 2016
Join Anna and be guided through a dynamic Kundalini Yoga practice to awaken and expand our awareness of the ten bodies.

Yin Yoga Workshop for the Upper Body

Saturday, 27th August 2016
Join Anna and be guided through a Yin Yoga practice working with the upper body areas from the yin-side, to help relieve and release tension and resistance in the upper body areas – especially neck, shoulders and upper back.

Mindfulness + Yin Yoga Day Retreat in Martinborough

Saturday, 23rd July 2016
Join Cheryl Strawbridge from Mindfulness4U and Tash Domonkos from Beginner Yogi for a day retreat in Martinborough. (Suitable for beginners to intermediate).

Winter Wellness Yoga Retreat Martinborough

Friday, 22nd July 2016 – Sunday, 24th July 2016
Treat your body, mind and spirit to a weekend of yoga and relaxation at the elegant and boutique Martinborough Hotel. (Suitable for beginners to intermediate).

2 Hour Yin Workshop Martinborough

Saturday, 23rd July 2016
Join Tash from Beginner Yogi for 2 hours of Yin and Relaxation in the elegant and boutique Martinborough Hotel. (Suitable for beginners to intermediate).

To see the retreats we have coming up, check out our Retreats page