Linda Burr

Linda first met Dr Swami Savitrananda Devi in New Zealand in 1976 through the Yoga Practitioner’s School Correspondence Course which later became the Integral Yoga Academy of Australasia. In 1997 Dr Savitrananda Devi appointed Linda as Principal and Course Mentor for the Integral Yoga Academy of Australasia (I.Y.A.A.). Linda has continued to present the Course nationally and internationally.

Linda conducts regular Yoga classes in Adelaide.

Linda's experience in Yoga is as follows:

  • 2014 - Invited to teach yoga in ChangDe China
  • 2011 - Coordinator of Australia & New Zealand programs for Maya Tiwari - founder of Wise Earth School of Ayurveda, USA
  • 2009 -  Coordinator of Adelaide programs for Maya Tiwari- founder of Wise Earth School of Ayurveda, USA
  • 2007 – Coordinator of Melbourne & Adelaide programs for Maya Tiwari - founder of Wise Earth School of Ayurveda, USA
  • 2006 – Coordinator of Australia, New Zealand & Rishikesh India chant concerts for USA Chant Master Krishna Das
  • 2005 – Coordinator of Australia & New Zealand chant concerts for USA Chant Master Krishna Das
  • 2005 – Awarded the Oceania representative and Honorary Life Member for the World Wide Council of Yoga “Vishwa Yoga Samsad” and the World  Governing Body I.Y.F.
  • Since 2004 – Annually takes groups of Yoga students to India further education in the philosophy of Yoga & 7 Day Relaxation Camps under the expert guidance of Dr S.P. Sardeshmukh, Director of Ayurved Hospital and Research Centre, Wagholi Pune India.
  • Since 1999 - Presents three-day Yoga & Ayurved Health Camps nationally and internationally with Ayurved doctors from Pune India
  • Since 1997 - Australian Principal and Course Tutor for the Integral Yoga Academy of Australasia founded by Dr Swami Savitrananda Devi
  • 1996 - Diploma of Teaching from the Integral Yoga Academy of Australasia
  • 1993 - President of the South Australian Institute of Yoga Teachers Inc.
  • 1992 - Editor of the South Australian Yoga Teachers Inc Newsletter
  • 1991 - Introduced to Science of Ayurved and began study into Gnana Yoga (knowledge and wisdom) with Shri Prabhakar Keshav Sardeshmukh Maharaj
  • 1990 – Met Shri Prabhakar Keshav Sardeshmukh Maharaj, of Pune India who became Linda’s life long Sat Guru
  • 1989 - Diploma of Yoga Teaching from the Institute of Yoga Practitioners New Zealand through Dr Swami Savitrananda Devi
  • 1987 - Diploma of Integral Yoga from the Institute of Yoga Practitioners New Zealand through Dr Swami Savitrananda Devi
  • 1986 – Introduced to Satyananda Yoga system through Swami Shantimurti Saraswati New Zealand founder of Satyananda Yoga Ashram New Zealand
  • 1986 – Introduced to the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga system through Mr Trevor Tangye & Mr Martin Jackson of Sydney & New Zealand
  • 1975 – Began teaching Yoga in New Zealand
  • 1971 – Asana & Philosophy studies through Mr Don Ayres writer on vegetarianism for IYTA New Zealand Courses
  • 1968 – Began the Yoga Journey in Newcastle NSW Australia.