Manda Moxey-Baker

BSD, Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner, Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming, Certified Life Coach, RYT500 trained Yoga teacher (advanced) including Breathwork, Meditation.

Manda is a certified Havening Techniques® practitioner, working with people across New Zealand and overseas. She is mainly focused on supporting women, young people and healthcare professionals.

Her passion for a holistic approach to health evolved from 23 years of personal exploration, beginning with nutrition, interests in sciences and Eastern philosophy as well as mind management and healing.

The studies in areas of Growth-Mindset, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Belief and Habit Change, Social Permaculture, The Art of Living, and Meridian Energy Pathways have been the foundation that have helped Manda create and facilitate Art of Living workshops in meditation, breathwork and mindfulness.

Today, she still teaches Yoga part time, and is skilful in yoga nidra, meditation, breathwork, mindfulness techniques and advanced asanas.


  • 2022 Volunteer Support Companion Palliative Care, Amitabha Hospice Service, New Zealand
  • 2022 Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming practitioner, Aspire, Wild Success Global, Australia
  • 2022 Certified Life Coach (ICF recognised), Aspire, Wild Success Global, Australia
  • 2021–2022 Meridian Energy Pathways Level 1 and 2, Healing Options LLC, USA
  • 2021 Yoga Teacher advanced training (RYT 300), Sri Sri School of Yoga, Bengaluru, India
  • 2020 Yoga Teacher training (RYT 200, Sri Sri School of Yoga, Bengaluru, India
  • 2019 Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner, The Havening Techniques, USA
  • 2019 Non-Violent Communication (NVC), NVCANZ, New Zealand
  • 2018 Permaculture Principles (including Social), New Zealand
  • 2017–2022 Happiness Program, Art of Silence (Sahaj Samadhi meditation, Do Something Now (DSN) ‘Breaking through mental barriers’), The Art of Living Foundation, New Zealand
  • 2017 10 weeks to 10, Beyond the Ceiling, New Zealand
  • 2011 Certificate of Excellence in Earth and Ocean Sciences (EARTH101, EARTH102), Waikato University, New Zealand
  • 2005 Illumination Engineering Certificate, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • 2000 Bachelor of Spatial Design (BSD), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • 1996 Diploma in Art and Design, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Professional Interests & Specialist Areas

  • Psychosensory Therapies
  • Psychology
  • Advanced Yoga
  • Yogic breathing
  • Meditation
  • Nervous System Regulation
  • Holistic (whole-person) wellbeing
  • Organic gardening
  • Whole food nutrition

Manda has fine-tuned her own holistic daily practices, for calming the mind and nervous system and promoting equilibrium and harmony in all body systems. This is why she loves sharing ways for empowerment in personal health, and guiding techniques that facilitate good outcomes and improved life experiences.

To learn more about Manda and connect with her, please visit Abundance.

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