Dr Pooja Maddela
Dr Pooja Maddela
B Nat & Yogic Sci, PG Dip Yoga & Nat, Dip Phty, E-RYT 500, RPYT
Pooja is an exceedingly skilled master yoga teacher/mentor, yoga therapist, yoga teacher trainer and clinician. She runs a busy clinical practice with an emphasis on Yoga therapy, Ayurveda and Eastern naturopathy. She worked for many years as assistant head of faculty and senior tutor at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies.
Her teaching and clinical skills are legendary – she has received several awards including:
‘Tutor of the year 2010 NZ’ (NZAPEP) for Excellence in teaching and facilitating Yoga Philosophy, Practice and Therapy in tertiary education
‘Yogini Award’ for Excellence in Teaching and Practicing Yoga
Pooja is well known for her unique quality of applying philosophy into practice. Her expertise in sculpting the mind and the body through the traditional practice of Natural therapies has transformed numerous students in their personal journey and academic and professional development. Pooja has also initiated and been actively involved with many community health programmes in Yoga with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education. Pooja sees her role as promoting the Indian Traditional art of Yoga and Naturopathy to the Western world.
Pooja teaches group classes, workshops and courses as well as running a busy clinical practice specialising in the therapeutic applications of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Naturopathy. She has many years of experience successfully managing a wide range of health disorders such as muscular-skeletal problems, arthritis, obesity, depression, asthma, hypertension and many other chronic health conditions. She also specialises in women’s healthcare including hormonal imbalances and pre- and post-natal management.