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Transform Yourself, Transform the World.

Taruna is the home of holistic adult education in New Zealand.

At Taruna we offer professional and personal development programmes and short courses across teaching, organic and biodynamic farming, nursing and art. We have unique courses, world class tutors and beautiful surroundings. Our strong community lives and breathes the Taruna philosophy, which is based in anthroposophy, the study of human wisdom, developed originally by Rudolf Steiner.

Our students come from all over New Zealand and around the world to study with us.

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Vision Statement

Provoking individual, community, and global freedom.

Rhythmical Body Oiling

The Health Faculty is excited to offer a two part course in Rhythmical Body Oiling in 2017.

The entry criteria is
– Successful completion of the Certificate in Holistic Health
(or equivilent)
– Or a recognition of prior learning

– April 3rd – 7th
– August 14th – 19th

This is currently under development but we invite expressions of interest to participate as we progress the details.

Please contact Deborah Bednarek via email – health@taruna.ac.nz