The IYA has been delivering yoga to Ireland since 1978.

Management

Irish Yoga Association Management Team

We are an entirely voluntary organization and our Management Team assist with:

  • the general administration of the Association
  • the publication of our quarterly Newsletter
  • the organization of Yoga workshops, seminars and the IYA annual residential weekend
  • the delivery and co-ordination of the Teacher Training Course and also the Tutor Training Course

 

Name Office Phone Email
Gabi Gilessen Chairperson, Post Grad, TTC and DP Tutor, Tutor Training, IYA Director 086 379 6776 chairman@iya.ie
Aoife Lydon Vice-Chair & Education Committee Coordinator, TTC Tutor & DP Tutor, IYA Director 086 842 1400 aoifemlydon@gmail.com
Marita Nicholson Treasurer, IYA Director 087 650 8185 nicholsonfm@gmail.com
Carmel Barlow Secretary, IYA Director 089 475 6987 secretary@iya.ie
Kay Welch Membership Secretary 086 1919063 kay@highstile.com
Michelle Waters CPD Events Co-ordinator 083 106 4589 michwat06@yahoo.co.uk
Alison Kirwan Charities Regulator, IYA Director 087 617 5898 alisonkirwan018@gmail.com
Sacha Johnston TTC Administrator 087 241 9667 sachadjohnston@gmail.com
Sandra Wrafter Area Rep Coordinator & AONTAS 087 7632197 wraftersan@yahoo.ie
Daisy McCann TTC Tutor & DP Tutor 087 654 5631 mccannhd@gmail.com
Van Gillessen IT & GDPR Officer, Webmaster, IYA Director 086 389 5579 admin@iya.ie

IYA Supporting Roles

Name Office Phone Email
Miriam Brady EUY delegate, Post Grad, TTC Tutor & DP Tutor 087 654 5631 yogamb@yahoo.co.uk
Trish Cleary Social Media, Facebook & Instagram 086 850 7227 trishcleary5@gmail.com
Nike Ruf Newsletter Editor 086 6079220 newsletter@iya.ie
Colette Lee IYA Residential Coordinator 087 674 3580 colettelee33@gmail.com
Breeda Tallon IYA Residential Coordinator 087 222 7324 bredatallon@gmail.com
Jeanette Sherlock, Karen Kelly Events Co-ordinators    
Joan Kelly Newsletter Editor