Meet the team

Here are some of the friendly faces you'll get to know at Meadowlark Yoga.

Karen Kirkness

Karen is Meadowlark's founding teacher.  You can find her teaching integrated anatomy workshops, drop-in classes and sometimes Mysore. She's core faculty on our Foundational & Advanced Trainings.

Emma Isokivi

Level II Authorised KPJ Ashtanga Yoga Teacher, and our Mysore Programme Director.

Amy Hughes

Amy teaches in the late morning Mysore slot and some vinyasa classes on our full timetable.  You'll also catch her in some fantastic workshops, but hurry, they always sell out!

Kirsten Waugh

Kirsten leads our evening Mysore programme as well as some Yin classes on our full timetable.

Jo Ewen

Jo Ewen teaches several classes on our drop in timetable as well as monthly workshops and an annual Vinyasa Teacher Training.

Devon Taylor

Devon is a 200Hr qualified teacher with several hundred hours of advanced training.  She's a devoted Ashtangi but when not in the Mysore room you can catch her teaching our beginners evening course.

Jenn Usher

Jenn teaches on our full timetable as well as periodic workshops.  You'll also find Jenn assisting in the Morning Mysore room.

Nadine Watton

Nadine is a member of a Senior Teacher Training Faculty, teaching on the 100, 200 & 300Hr Teacher Trainings as well as her own 100Hr Yin & Restorative trainings.  You'll also find Nadine teaching several classes on the drop in timetable a well as monthly workshops.

Nina Goldberger

Nina is a graduate of the Meadowlark Teacher Training and now teaches on the full timetable as well as regular seasonal workshops.

Naomi Schogler

Naomi is a graduate of the Meadowlark Teacher Training and is a regular fixture on our weekly timetable.

Angie Lake

Angie teaches strong vinyasa & power classes through the week bringing her infectious energy to all who practice!

Sarah McCaffer

Sarah joined the Meadowlark team in 2019 and has brought an exciting Vinyasa style to her classes.  Expect feel-good energy and a good sweat!

Aimee Mitchell-Fyfe

Not only is Aimee our resident acrobat, she's also a member of our front desk team and the coordinator of our Family Yoga programme.

Penny Horner

Penny specialises in Therapeutic & Women's Health Yoga and offers gentle classes and periodic workshops.

Simon Kirkness

Simon is joint owner of Meadowlark Yoga and enjoys teaching Ashtanga classes on the weekly timetable as well as offering the occasional Ayurvedic massage (following intensive training in Mysore, India).

Benji Perez Salinas

When not playing around with inversions, you'll also catch Benji at front desk helping our students around the studio.

Natasha Iregbu

Natasha brings her infectious smile and passionate teaching to yin classes here at Meadowlark.

Vanessa Rigby

Vanessa is an integral part of our Mysore teaching team as well as a long term teacher on our drop in and livestream timetables.

Nikki Hunter

Nikki teaches pregnancy yoga for our gorgeous mums-to-be.

Sarah Brannen

Sarah brings fun and play to toddler and family classes at Meadowlark.

Pauline Chung

Pauline is a dedicated Ashtanga practitioner and enjoys sharing this traditional practice in class.

Our Yoga Teacher Training Team

Nadine, Amy, and Karen (in order of appearance here) together bring over 60 years of practical yoga experience to infuse their collaborative trainings with passion, expertise, and humour.

Our Foundations Training will start this June with an Intensive Theory delivered by Zoom and in person if circumstances allow.

Train with us

What style of yoga?

We offer a range of experience in asana (physical postures), philosophy, Ayurveda, chanting and Sutra study. We welcome all levels. Our approach is inclusive, supportive, and based on long-term study and personal practice.

Classes and Workshops

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