350 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 731-9960


426 Springfield Ave

Summit, NJ 07901

(973) 731-9960

Our Mission

The American Yoga Academy was established to educate people on the True Essence of Yoga and to Live Yoga On and Off the Mat. We believe in creating a more peaceful world by teaching people to be the change they want to see.


Yoga Alliance

The American Yoga Academy is
a Registered School of
the Yoga Alliance.

Yoga Teacher Training…

Get Started Now! Introduction Session

Call to Schedule One-on-One Introduction Session 973.731.9960. Read More

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200 Hour Certification

Designed for any level student. Provides in-class group training and home study materials. >>Details

300 Hour Certification

Advanced Level Training Program. Take your Yoga Practice to the Next Level. >>Details

Private Yoga Lessons In-Person or On-Line!

Personalized For You. Private and Semi-Private Lessons. Call to Schedule Today! >>Details

Reiki 1 Certification

Sunday, August 24, 1 – 5 pm with Carol Ann Patterson
Learn this wonderful healing modality and change your life! After this certification you will be able to do Reiki on yourself and others.  >> Register today.

Yoga Classes AYA Studio in West Orange

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Seduction of Spirit

November 2 – 8, 2014 – The Chopra Center for Well-Being, Carlsbadt, CA
If you’re ready to experience more ease, grace, joy, and connection, experience Seduction of Spirit. SOS is the signature meditation and yoga retreat. Join Deepak Chopra, Featured Speakers, including Claire Diab and Chopra Center Staff. Claire will be teaching throughout the week. >>Details