Nea Ferrier

Nea teaches Ashtanga yoga practice and philosophy in Dubai and as a workshop & retreat teacher internationally

She is one of only 20 Australian authorised level 2 Ashtanga yoga teachers and was the first authorised Ashtanga teacher to teach permanently in the Gulf Region (GCC).

Authorised by Paramguru R Sharath Jois in 2010, Nea has made 12 individual trips to Mysore.

Nea started the first Mysore programme in Nagoya Japan and taught Mysore classes at the Jois Yoga Shala in Sydney. She has also been a guest teacher in Beijing, Istanbul, Jeddah, Karachi, Moscow, Osaka, Tokyo and Perth.

She has been teaching in Dubai since 2013, where she founded Ashtanga Yoga Dubai. In 2017, Nea built the yoga shala Nilaya House in the Al Quoz Creative District which offers Ashtanga, Iyengar and Hatha yoga.

An avid student of yoga for 20 years, Nea continues her personal studies in Vedanta, Tantra, Ayurveda and Veda Chanting.

Nea is a Menstruality Mentor, certified by The Red School, and is passionate about sharing menstruality as the ultimate spiritual practice for women.

Nea’s teaching style is gentle, compassionate and intuitive, drawing on 15 years of daily teaching and focused on guiding students to find their own balance between effort and letting go, and to practice in a way that is sustainable and supportive for various life stages.

Nea runs regular retreats, as well as mentorship and deeper study programmes. (link to the courses page) in person and online. 

Nea is professional and caring with decades of experience and knowledge in yoga.
Ana M.

Nea is a very inspiring and empowering women and I have loved every minutes spent by her side during the Ashtanga Yoga Practice & Philosophy Appreciation Programme.
Albane A.

Nea being an extremely intelligent and inspiring teacher has guided me through this exploration – transforming my practice, views and mindset completely.
Pooja R.

Nea is a wonderful teacher, gentle yet firm. She does not push unnecessarily just to prove a point but she guides gracefully when and where its required. If you put in the dedication she will watch over every step of the way and you will quickly start seeing the progress in your practice.
Shweta K.