I teach summer yoga classes in golden bay (South Island). Fridays 9am Hatha Yoga, beginner friendly. Sundays 10am Relaxation with Yin Yoga and sound elements. Classes are 75 minutes, $15 / class. Come early or book in advance to avoid disappointment – we might get busy! Mats and equipment provided. Parking available (follow the sign). 85 Tukurua road, The Heart of Golden Bay yoga studio. See you there!

mantra & kirtan

I designed an 8 weeks course that cover the basics of Mantra & Kirtan. The course can be completed with focus on the voice, or you can incorporate the harmonium or guitar. I will adapt the course content to your needs as we go.

You will leave equipped with at least two Kirtan that you are confident to lead! All learning is practical and experiential. 10 minutes homework per day are recommended to make the most out of the course. I will share online resources with you for that purpose.

Norina Merkabah Kirtan Shiva Nataraja

What Students Are Saying

“Kirtan is such a powerful practice and as a beginner it can be a little intimidating but seeing the way Norina embodies the practice with grace and joy and ease inspired me to believe that I could do the same.

It’s a rare opportunity to learn with such a genuine, skilled and heart-felt Kirtanist. “

Rebecca, student in 2021

“Norina has that very special ability to create a strong and supportive container in which I feel safe and encouraged to be just who I am. She beautifully leads with ease, humility and integrity.

Her deep knowledge about Mantra and music makes her teachings profound and long lasting.”

Luxmi, student in 2021

PRIVATE classes

I am available for private classes. These can work toward a specific goal; a programme for self-practice, yoga to manage anxiety or stress, to improve physical strength, alignment, recovery from an injury – you name it! I draw on traditional Hatha and Yin yoga practices. This includes breathing and relaxation techniques.

I also offer mentorship for yoga teachers; feedback to class and course plans, honing teaching skills, practical advice or personal mentorship and questions around your Sadhana. Email me with your request.

Private classes can be in person or online, depending on my availability. Just get in touch and we can discuss details!

What Students Are Saying

“Norina brought such a sense of grounding and calm to me through her classes. ”

Student in 2021

“Norina’s classes are perfectly structured. She gives great instructions and energy guidance.”

Student in 2020

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