Donna Farhi is an internationally respected Yoga teacher who has been practicing for over 40 years and teaching since 1982. Donna Farhi is also the primary Yoga teacher for Karla Brodie and Neal Ghoshal, core faculty at Contemporary Yoga.
She is the author of several books including Teaching Yoga: Ethics and the Teacher-student Relationship.
She has written extensively on the challenges the yoga community faces acknowledging and dealing with sexual and physical abuse by teachers, including senior teacher Manouso Manos, who was recently decertified as an Iyengar teacher following an investigation into reports of sexual assaults against students.
On 4th May, she was interviewed by one of New Zealand’s finest current affairs interviewers, Kim Hill. They discuss abuse in Yoga, past and present and what direction the Yoga industry can take from here to create a safer space in which to learn Yoga.