IYA Philosophy

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


IYA Training

Teacher Training Course, Deepening the Practice, Post Graduate, Continuous Professional Development, Tutor Training.


IYA Events

Lectures, Training, CPD Training, Residentials, Trips abroad, EUY Congress Zinal, Non IYA events.



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 Kriya Yoga With Dr. Vinayachandra BK, Dr. Anuradha Choudry & Gabi Gillessen. A 4-day intensive practical philosophy workshop

Friday 30th June – Monday 3rd July 2017, Venue: Root to Light Yoga Space, Tullamore

Cost: €200 for 4 days, €180 for 3 days, €140 for 2 days, €80 for 1 day.

To book please contact Gabi 086 3796776 or yogabi@roottolight.com

IYA Deepening the Practice Feb till May/June 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 >>