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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.

Jodie Metcalfe

                  Lead Power Plate Trainer

Jodie Metcalfe is both a CertifiedPilates Trainer and Power Plate Instructor , specialising  in Small group Training, personalised programs and weight loss solutions for busy people. Jodie is committed to helping you along your fitness journey and finding the perfect program for you. Jodie has her finger on the 'fitness' pulse: as she enjoys studying and keeping up with a variety of fitness trends. When Jodie isn't at TakeABreath Studio, she keeps active enjoying the outdoors  with her family and her dog Rosie, Jodie enjoys walks in the bush and is furthering her studys learning about the healing properties of the NZ bush (te Rongoa a Ngahere)

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