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.



IYA Residential

Annual IYA Residential Yoga Retreat
Teach Bhride, Holistic Education Centre,Tullow, Co. Carlow
26th – 28th April 2024
For more details and booking form see:

Annual IYA Residential Yoga Retreat


50th EUY Annual Congress in Zinal

IYA Teacher Aoife Lydon is representing the IYA as one of the lectures at the EUY Annual Congress in Zinal, Switzerland this year.
50th EUY Annual Congress in Zinal.50th EUY Annual Congress in Zinal


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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 Yoga Classes

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

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.


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