Dr Swami Savitri Devi, New Zealand's Mother of Yoga, has been guiding students in the "Eight Limbs" of Astanga Yoga for over 60 years nationally and internationally. Her wealth of knowledge in practicing Yoga principles and experience in sharing Yoga with many people through teaching can be of great benefit to all.

Dr Swami Savitri Devi YD Vishwa Unnyayan Samsad, West Bengal, holds the following qualifications:
  • Honorary Life Member of the World Wide Council of Yoga
  • Founder of Integral Yoga Academy of Australasia
  • Author of Diploma of Yoga Teacher Training Course for South Australian Institute of Yoga Teachers Inc
  • Author of a selection of Yoga books
  • Specialist in Yantra-Mantra Therapy
  • Specialist in Meditation Therapy
  • Specialist in Yoga Chikitsa
  • Author, Tutor and Editor Yoga Correspondence Course for Venkatesa Yoga School since 1979 NZ)
  • Founder Director Yoga Practitioners' Institute which subsequently became Venkatesa Institute of Yoga (NZ)
  • Founder Director Aio-Wira Yoga Centre (NZ)
Dr Swami Savitri Devi
  • Founder Director Orewa House Yoga School l968-1970 (NZ)
  • Former Editor of IYTA (NZ) Newsletter
  • Former Full Member and Fellow of IYTA (NZ)
  • Founding Member of IYTA (NZ) Teacher Training Program (Hatha Yoga)
  • Initiate of Swami Venkatesananda Saraswati who empowered and instructed Dr Savitri Devi to give Mantra Diksha as Swami Savitrananda
  • Authorized Kriya Yoga Instructor for Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Bihar Yoga School, India
  • Doctor of Yoga Visha Unnyayan Samsad, West Bengal, India
  • Yogacharini of Vishwa Unnyayan Samsad, West Bengal, India
  • Fellow of the World Society for Clinical Yoga, Lucknow, India