The IYA has been delivering yoga to Ireland since 1978.

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.




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Covid guidelines Going back to work

Guidelines from governing bodies concerning reopening your workplace.


IYA Annual General Meeting 26 September 2020 via Zoom.

What we learn becomes a part of who we are. Please confirm attendance by email:, Phone 089 475 6987. You will receive the Zoom link by email. Registration fee €20.00.

Chair Yoga with Daisy 11am till 1pm.

IYA AGM 2pm till 4pm.

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 >>

IYA 1978 – 2018, 40 years celebration

IYA Teacher Training Course February 2020 – December 2023.

Venue: Root to Light Yoga Space, Tullamore. To book please contact Gabi 086 3796776 or

IYA Yoga Classes

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

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IYA Child Protection Policy

This document has been compiled by the IRISH YOGA ASSOCIATION for trained IRISH YOGA ASSOCIATION TEACHERS, who teach Yoga to children.

EUY Virtual Congress 21 – 23 August 2020