The path, journey - Te Ara - of the child from the spiritual world to the earthly world in the arms of the mother who holds, carries, guides the child on this path, through/with spiritual knowledge; divine wisdom -  Sophia.
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The Te Ara Sophia centre offers an environment to foster and support all aspects of a creative approach to conscious parenting in the modern times alongside therapies, services, community groups and activities.

The centre is situated across the school field at 275 Fifield Terrace. Formerly the Novalis House/Helios health centre building, it houses resident practitioners and therapists, and a variety of community activities.

Current projects are community library, drop-in info mornings, school craft shop and garden produce amongst others.


If you would like to know more about the centre and if you are interested in hiring a space contact:

Rachel Conway - email 

M: 022 091 1270     P: 03 337 0514 ext 254

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Elyssia Wilson

Elyssia Wilson - Ritual Yoga Connection, is a fully qualified remedial massage therapist, beauty/ spa therapist. She offers a session called 'ceremonial bodywork' which incorporates foot soak, medicinal tea, massage with Ayurvedic body oils and sound work. Ceremonial facial is currently in the making , with a similar flow incorporating...
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Insa York

Insa has a background of 30 years of meditation practice, holistic health and personal growth, where she has explored therapeutic models such as rebirthing, psychodrama, bodywork, inner child work, non-violent communication, and gestalt. Insa is trained in person-centred counselling, a deeply relational approach that facilitates inner growth and self-awareness through...
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Julie Frew

Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau, Occupational Therapist NZReg. Holding Tuesday sessions in our specially designed OT rooms. Contact:
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Anthroposophical Society

The Anthroposophical Society provides a forum where people from all disciplines and walks of life can share their journey towards a spiritual understanding of life. There are initiatives, activities and organisations working out of Anthroposophy in all regions across New Zealand. Anthroposophy Two threads work together within Anthroposophy: an expansion...
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Sparkling Crystals Playgroup

For pre-kindergarten aged children and their parents, there is the opportunity to attend the 'Sparkling Crystals' Parent and Child group, based on Steiner principles. 'Sparkling Crystals' has been running for many years in our school community. The group is for families with children from birth to around four years of...
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Shambhala Hair Design

Shambhala is a retreat from the busyness of life. Come and relax, and be pampered in a calm and nurturing environment by one of our talented experienced Senior Stylist. Shambhala Hair Design is for those that are conscious about their well being, choosing a healthier approach and removing chemicals from...
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Rata midwives

Rata Midwives is proud to have a long association with Te Kura o Rudolf Steiner i Ōtautahi.  Indeed, some of our children loved and still love their time in the school. We have a philosophy guided by Love, Respect, Partnership and Legacy. We have many years of experience and still...
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Brothers Club

Hey brothers! Looking to grow as a man, have a space where you can just be yourself, then this is for you. Brothers Club takes place every month at the Te Ara Sophia centre, 7-9pm About building a supportive community of men that hold each other to account, support and...
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