Root to Light Mission Statement: Root to Light Yoga Space provides a safe and welcoming location, run by highly trained, expert teachers, to fully explore deeply and fully the practice and principles of yoga.

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Root To Light hosts many Teachers providing various classes during the week.
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Root To Light hosts many Teachers all holding IYA Teacher diploma or Post Graduate qualifications.
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Yoga Must be Transmitted in a Way Faithful to Teachings of Ancient Sages by European Union of Yoga President Gabi Gillessen

The European Union of Yoga was founded in 1971 by Gerard Blitz and Andre van Lysebeth in Switzerland in 1971 and was earlier known as the European Union of Yoga Federations (UEFNY). The current president Gabi Gillessen, who qualified as a yoga trainer from the Irish Yoga Association, steers the yogic journey of 17 national federations. Yoga in Europe is a serious undertaking, and the EUY’s four year teacher training programme is among the most demanding in the world. Read article >>

Root to Light Activity Status

Due to the current Covid-19 situation I have made the difficult decision to cancel classes in the interest of the health of my students, friends and family.
I will however stay in touch offering various postures and practices to keep us all positive, healthy and focused.
Please enjoy, share and all feedback welcome.
Thank you

Lying Down Twist with Gabi Gillessen

13 May 2020
This is a wonderful and practice for releasing tension from the upper back, shoulders and neck.
Not to be practiced in pregnancy and to protect the lower back please use support between the knees as shown in the video.
Thank you enjoy!

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2019 Class Schedule

Monday  7.30-9pm with Caroline Mixed Ability

Wednesday 6.30-7pm Mindfulness with Gabi

Wednesday 7.30-9.30pm with Gabi Mixed Ability

Thursday 7.30-9.30pm with Gabi Advanced

Tuesday Pregnancy yoga with Carmel

Root-to-Light offers Weekly Yoga Classes, usually running from January to Easter, Easter to the end of June and September to December. Occasionally classes are also offered in the summer. Highly qualified Yoga Teachers teach all classes. We also run Daylong or Weekend Seminars throughout the year. Please check the news panel or facebook for further information. Deepening the Practice, Teacher Training and Post Graduate Training Courses are held in the Space by the Irish Yoga Association. The Yoga Space also runs continuous Pregnancy Yoga Classes and is available for Private Yoga Sessions. Please ring or email if you have any questions or to book classes or events.

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Contact us:
Gabi Gillessen
Tel: +353 (0)57 93 20478
Mob: +353 (0)86 379 6776
Wood Of O
Co. Offaly