Apollo Power Yoga

Hamish Kenworthy

Hamish is a director and the principal teacher of Apollo Power Yoga. After extensive study with Baron Baptiste, the creator of Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, Hamish became New Zealand’s first certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga teacher, and is certified with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT200 yoga teacher.

Having also studied Budokon® Yoga with its founder, Cameron Shayne, Hamish was the first person in New Zealand to become a certified Budokon® teacher, bringing the transition-based fusion of yogic and martial arts to Apollo students exclusively.

Hamish created and is Lead Teacher of Apollo Power Yoga's teacher training programme, which is a Yoga Alliance registered RYS 200 hour training.  This training programme incorporates Baptiste Power Vinyasa methodology training with more extensive teaching in yoga philosophy, ethics, anatomy, meditation and personal inquiry.  

Hamish teaches with an energetic and inspirational style, empowering his students and facilitating their transformation and growth. He has been involved in a variety of sporting activities throughout his life and understands the demands of physical training upon the body and mind.

Through his teaching, Hamish gives students the long, lean form of body aligned not only sport, but for everyday life, as well as the equanimity of mind that enables students to meet the challenges of life in a composed and confident manner. 

In creating Apollo Power Yoga, Hamish has provided New Zealand with practices that are based upon the teachings of Baron Baptiste (, one of the world’s foremost yoga instructors and a pioneer in the development of hot yoga in the power vinyasa style. 

Hamish is lead trainer in Apollo Power Yoga's YogaAlliance approved 200-hour teacher training programme, Step into your Power, that he runs together with Margo Perpick.

Hamish's passion for yoga is evident in his enthusiastic, knowledgable and engaging teaching style.  His energy is constant and infectious.  Be inspired.