Tamara Echave

Co Founder & Lead Yoga Instructor

Tamara has been involved in the health and fitness industry all her working life, she has presented her own training programmes around the world and for 20 years was assessing and educating personal trainers for Netfit (a private Training provider).


Since completing her 500 hours with Ashram Yoga, she has opened a health Therapy studio "Take A Breath" in Whangamata, has a passion and love for Yoga and inspires others to discover and experience her holistic approach to health and wellbeing.


Amy Debenham

Lead Power Plate Instructor

Amy Elizabeth is both a qualified personal trainer and Power Plate instructor, specialising in small group training, personalised programs and weight loss solutions for busy people. Amy is committed to helping you along your fitness journey and finding the perfect program for you. Amy has her finger on the ‘fitness’ pulse; as she enjoys studying and keeping up with the variety of fitness trends.

When Amy isn’t at Take A Breathe Studio, she keeps active with her dog Loki, enjoys nature walks and hiking in the great outdoors.