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Explore our philosophy in IYA foundations, Objectives, Ethos and Code of Ethics.What is yoga? Yoga Forms.  


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IYA Yoga Classes

View Yoga classes available from IYA qualified teachers. Area Representatives. Classes by County. Read more >>

The TTC. Why a minimum training of 500 hrs over 4 years?

At the heart of the Yoga tradition lies one central truth: we are all inextricably connected. Yoga is a potent and life transforming practice and therefor teaching Yoga carries enormous responsibilities. A yoga teacher does not only have to deal with the physical but also with all the multidimensional aspects such as the energetic, psychological, physiological, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of the student. These teachings need to be received in a safe and sacred environment. The ability to transmit these non-verbal aspects of yoga is the fundamental quality that differentiates a real yoga teacher from other teachers. Read more >>

Upcoming Events

IYA CPD Exploring the Mindfulness aspect of Yoga Practice with Gabi Gillessen. Gabi will explore how Mindfulness is an essential element of the Yoga tradition.

Date: 11th March 2017
Time: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
Venue: Root-to-Light Yoga Space, Tullamore
Booking: Gabi 086 3796776
This event will count for 6 CPD hours.

IYA Day of Yoga with Janette McDonald and Liz Moffat. Asana practice followed by Chakra centered yoga practices.

Date: 8 April 2017
Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm
Venue: Ballygarrett, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Booking: Liz 087 7866202

IYA Annual Residential Retreat

21st – 23rd April 2017
Venue: Teach Bhride

IYA CPD Pranayama Workshop with Christophe Mouze

Date: 6 May 2017 in Dublin and 7 May 2017 in Galway
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
This event will count for 6 CPD hours.
Booking: Monique 087 903 3762

IYA Awareness Through the Body 2

26th—28th May 2017
Venue: Root to Light Yoga Space, Tullamore

IYA Deepening the Practice Jan till May 2017.

Would you like to deepen your practice and understanding of Yoga?
• Learn how to sit for Meditation
• Explore various Relaxation techniques
• Become more Breath Aware
• Deepen your Posture Work
• Delve into Yoga Philosophy
• Understand your body through basic Anatomy

Dates: Jan 14th, Feb 11th, Mar 4th, April 1st, April 29th
Times: 9.30am – 4.30pm each Saturday
Venue: St. Peter’s School, Lucena Clinic, 59 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6
Cost: €60 per day – discount for payment made in 1 instalment
Certification: Certificate of Attendance on completion of all 30 hours from the Irish Yoga Association

Contact Joan: 087- 4130191 joan.mcgreevy@gmail.com

EUY Zinal 2017

20 – 25 August 2017 ATHA – Yoga is Now

Guests of Honour 2017: T.K. Sribhashyam.


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IYA participants at the International Yoga Day

21 June 2015. View the photos in the Gallery >>