Become a Certified Yoga Instructor

The American Yoga Academy

Learn to teach Yoga, Meditation, Chair Yoga, Breathwork, Mindfulness, Relaxation, and more...

New Year's Special $1275
(Save 30% off Regular Tuition)

Learn from the best. Health and wellness education is for everyone. All are welcome.

200-Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training

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200-Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training and Certification Course
Yoga Alliance Approved

With The American Yoga Academy, you'll become confident, accomplished, and certified to teach yoga, meditation, chair yoga, breathwork, relaxation techniques, mindfulness, and more. Thousands of students and graduates worldwide have been transformed by this beautiful journey of self-discovery. You'll become certified to teach all ages and abilities, nationally and internationally.
And we'll be with you every step of the way. All are welcome...Yoga Alliance approved.

30

30 Years of Excellence
in Teacher Training

15

15 Years Online Training and Certification Experience

23

23 Years Registered with
Yoga Alliance

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12 Countries Where Our Students Reside, and 42 US States

If you really want to learn something,
learn how to teach it.

200-Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training:
Yoga Health and Wellness Education

Yoga education is for everyone. I’ve always said if you want to learn something, learn how to teach it. For the past 30 years, my yoga teacher training course has been empowering people, changing the way they look, the way they feel, and the way they relate to themselves and others.

I’d be honored to be your teacher, guiding you through this wonderful process and being with you every step of the way. You bring the desire to learn, and we’ll nurture and develop your confidence and excellence. 

We offer a comprehensive online curriculum that’s fun, informative, and easy to use. Our yoga teacher training course is for everyone regardless of age, shape, size, or physical ability. All are welcome.

Give yourself the gifts of yoga, knowledge, health, wellness, and wisdom. This is more than a course, it’s a wonderful experience!

Claire Florida Yoga Retreat

Claire Diab

  • World renowned yoga instructor, author, and inspirational speaker
  • Lead Educator at The American Yoga Academy
  • Professor of Asian Studies at Seton Hall University
  • Co-creator of the Chopra Wellness Center’s Yoga Program
  • Member of The Chopra Center Teachers’ Advisory Board

Our Lead Educator, Claire, Traveled the World Teaching with Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra
“Claire Diab co-created The Chopra Center’s Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Program based on my book, which she has been teaching for many years. Over the years she has refined her yoga teaching so it is easily accessible to all. These courses will help you develop mind body coordination and ease you into the experience of yoga in the most appropriate way.”
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Deepak Chopra
World Famous Author, Speaker, and Thought Leader

30 Years of Excellence in yoga teacher training

Our knowledge, experience, and track record make us exceptional. 

A true leader in yoga education, our founder and lead educator, Claire Diab, has been training teachers for 30 years and training teachers online for over 15 years. She worked alongside Deepak Chopra for over a decade, and co-created his yoga program at the world famous Chopra Center in California. She’s trained and certified thousands of yogis all over the globe, and she’ll be your instructor, with you every step of the way.

With live support from Claire and our educators available 7 days a week, you can have as much or as little one-on-one contact with us as you choose throughout your training.

To be the best, you have to learn from the best. Get started today.

30 Years of Excellence in yoga teacher training

Our knowledge, experience, and track record make us exceptional. 

A true leader in yoga education, our founder and lead educator, Claire Diab, has been training teachers for 30 years and training teachers online for over 15 years. She worked alongside Deepak Chopra for over a decade, and co-created his yoga program at the world famous Chopra Center in California. She’s trained and certified thousands of yogis all over the globe, and she’ll be your instructor, with you every step of the way.

With live support from Claire and our educators available 7 days a week, you can have as much or as little one-on-one contact with us as you choose throughout your training.

To be the best, you have to learn from the best. Get started today.

Martha speaks Spanish
Martha Kein, School Director, The American Yoga Academy

We speak Spanish Hablamos Español

Nosotros hablamos español.

Si puede entender inglés hablado, puede unirse a nuestro curso. La instrucción es en inglés; sin embargo, puede leer nuestro manual de formación de instructores en español, enviar su trabajo escrito en español y completar su evaluación práctica en español.

Todos son bienvenidos! ~Martha

What Our Graduates Say


“I am absolutely loving it.”
Carrie N.
Belgium

“You are the best team in the universe!”
M. Conley
Colorado

“I gained so much confidence.”
Joan T.
California

“Claire is so supportive.”
Jose Rivera-B
New Jersey

Contact Us

We are here for you every step of the way. Complete and submit the form below, and we’ll get back to you today. You can also call us at 1-973-731-9960.

Do What You Love….Love What You Do.