Ko Jude Folkard tōku ingoa.
Ko Ngāti Porou, ko Ngāti Kahu, ko Te Rārawa, ko Ngāti Whītī rāua ko Ingarani ōku iwi.
Jude has been a Yoga teacher for 30 years.
Yoga Philosophy shapes my world view. Jude is well read in Yoga and Ayurveda.
To name a few – Sri BKS Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar, Prashant Iyengar and Abhyjatta continue to teach Jude.
Jude is a Yoga teacher, health educator, musician and artist. She collaborates with her husband Jeff in music, film and art installations.
Introduced to Yoga by her best friend at high school at 14 years old. Jude’s sister Wendy gifted her The Yoga Book.
If you are looking for a book : The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali succinctly explains the practice and philosophy of Yoga.
Jude holds internationally recognised Yoga Certificates to teach Yoga at a senior level. Jude studied at Auckland Yoga Academy where she completed a three year Yoga apprenticeship in 1995. Equivalent to over 1500 hours training. Jude has sat seven yoga exams over the years, Yoga education is ongoing. There have been a multitude of workshops over the decades and months spent in India.
Jude is a certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant and a Shiatsu and Massage Practitioner.
Availability for Ayurvedic consultations via appointment.
Jude studied Te reo, french and business studies at Auckland University.
Has recently completed three years of Te reo evening classes and wananga primarily at Te Herenga Waka ō Orewa marae.
Jude continues her studies at the Iyengar Institute in Pune, India where she has had the privilege of attending Shri BKS Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar and Prashant’s yoga classes, and currently attends Abhyjatta’s classes.
Om Shanti. Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tātou katoa.