Regular Yoga Classes with Anja

Monday night class: 7pm – 8.15pm   (strengthening and toning)

Term 4 classes: Mon 14 Oct – Mon 16 Dec 2019

Thursday morning class: 9.30 – 10.45am (restorative and relaxing)

Term 4 classes: Thurs 17 Oct – Thurs 12 Dec 2019

Thursday afternoon kids yoga classes:
4 – 4.30pm (6-8 yrs)
4.45 – 5.30pm (9-12yrs)

Term 4 classes: Thurs 17 Oct – Thurs 12 Dec 2019 (bookings required, $80 for the term)

Friday morning class: 9.30am – 10.45am   (strengthening and toning)

Term 4 classes: Fri 18 Aug – Fri 13 Dec 2019

Yoga mats, blankets and yoga blocks are provided. Suitable for all levels. Just show up and give it a go!
Cost: casual: $15;  six class pass $80
Contact: Anja on 021 02350601;


Ayurveda workshops in Christchurch

Enhancing athletic performance with Ayurveda

Saturday 16 November, 2-4.30pm

Come join us as we explore this ancient health system and learn techniques for improving your athletic performance. Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science, is an intuitive, individualized science that promotes optimal health, balance and vitality.  The principles of Ayurveda continue to prove to be powerful in the way they affect the body and the mind. We will discover some of the broader insights about the three main qualities of energy (doshas) we distinguish in Ayurveda that will enhance your inner athlete, regardless of your level of proficiency. Suitable for climbers and non-climbers.

Cultivating calm – Ayurveda and the mind

Sunday 17 November, 10am – 12.30pm

We will explore Ayurveda’s ancient tricks to keep your mind calm, happy and contented. You will learn about the mind-body connection, the pathway of the mind, the role of the senses, the different mental constitutions and qualities of the mind (sattva, rajas, tamas) as well as practical tips on how to balance mental disturbances.

$65 per workshop

@ Uprising, 199 Ferry Road, Waltham, Christchurch

Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat

Friday 20— Sunday 22 March 2020

Take time to deepen your yoga practice and indulge in ancient Ayurvedic self-care rituals. Strengthen and tone your body with a dynamic morning yoga practice and experience deep release with a restorative slow afternoon yoga class. Rest peacefully in guided relaxation. Enhance your prāna with deep yogic breathing and be still in serene meditation.

The retreat is facilitated by certified Yoga teacher and Ayurveda consultant Anja Foley.

Cost: $420 incl six delicious organic vegetarian meals, four yoga classes, two nights shared accommodation, two insightful talks, one evening of chanting and meditation, plenty of time to rest and relax.
Location: Riverslea Retreat, 733 Otaki Gorge Rd
Contact:  Anja Foley on 021 023 50601 or      

NB: This retreat is limited to 14 participants. Early booking is recommended.

Vegetarian Cooking Workshop

Summer delights

Sunday 23 February  9.30am – 2pm

A hands on cooking experience that will delight your taste buds. Learn about nutritious plant based summer meals and be inspired by different grains, legumes, vegetables, herbs and sweets according to the summer season. Based on Ayurvedic principles, the ancient tradition of Indian medicine, the summer season is a time to balance Pitta (the fire element). The workshop will culminate in a freshly prepared 7 course organic vegetarian lunch. Anja has been running these seasonal cooking workshops for the past nine years and from participants feedback knows that this is a heart warming, insightful and nourishing experience.

Cost: $95 incl nutrition lecture, morning tea, lunch and recipe booklet
Contact: Anja on 021 02350601;