YTI is one of Ireland’s leading yoga teacher training organisations.

YTI was founded in 2000 by a group of five yoga teachers – Marie Lennon, Helen Morrow, Maureen Nightingale, Linda Southgate and Elma Toland. YTI is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. The Chairperson of YTI Maureen Nightingale, was recently appointed General Manager by the new Board of Directors.

Aims and Ethos

The aims of the organisation are to provide professional training for yoga teachers and to promote yoga throughout Ireland.

The ethos of the organisation is to ensure that all our graduates are equipped to teach yoga postures safely, with the emphasis on the therapeutic aspects of yoga.

Accreditation and Status

International Yoga Alliance – RYS 500 – The YTI Teacher Training Course is fully accredited.
Registered Charity CHY 14045 – YTI is a non-profit organisation.
Company Limited by Guarantee

Why train with Yoga Therapy Ireland

  • YTI provides the only continuous RYT 500-hour yoga teacher training qualification in Ireland

  • YTI focuses on the therapeutic aspects of yoga, enabling graduates to teach a wide variety of yoga classes to various groups

  • YTI teacher training includes a Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology, which is assessed by an Independent Examiner and is recognised by the Universities of Luton and Wolverhampton

  • YTI offers ongoing support and mentoring to new graduates

Yoga Therapy Ireland Founder Members

YTI was founded in 2000 by a group of five yoga teachers – Marie Lennon, Helen Morrow, Maureen Nightingale, Linda Southgate and Elma Toland.

View our Founder Members page

Tutors

Caitriona Cosgrove, June Crawley, Lucy Cullen, Helena Downey, Carmel Flaherty, Anya Kruger, Caitriona Leavey, Marie Lennon, Trish Malone, Mel Manina, Tara O’Neill, Jakki Reid, Elma Toland

View our Teaching Team page