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Become a Certified Yoga Instructor

THE AMERICAN
YOGA ACADEMY

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

Become A Certified Yoga Instructor

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200 hour yoga teacher training course

All Are Welcome

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

Study online to become a Certified Yoga Instructor. With The American Yoga Academy's 200-Hour YTT course, 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 be certified to teach all ages and abilities, nationally and internationally. We'll be with you every step of the way. All are welcome...Yoga Alliance approved.

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

With our Advanced 300-Hour YTT course, you'll deepen your knowledge and practice, enhance your wisdom, and become an expert in your field. All 200-Hour YTT graduates (from any yoga school worldwide) are welcome...Yoga Alliance approved.

Experts in Yoga Teacher Training.

30

30 Years of Excellence
in Teacher Training

16

16 Years Online Training and Certification Experience

24

24 Years Registered with
Yoga Alliance

46

Our students are in 46 US States
(and 15 Foreign Countries)

Call Today 973-731-9960

Call Today 973-731-9960

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. Choose 200-Hour YTT to get certified to teach, or Advanced 300-Hour YTT to reach the 500-Hour certification level. 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.

Our Lead Educator 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

Study Online at Your Own Pace
and Get Certified To Teach Yoga

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 Diab Certified Yoga Instructor

Claire Diab, Lead Educator

  • 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
Martha Certified Yoga Instructor
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

We Are Vendorized with The US Veterans Administration

Veterans Welcome

We are already vendorized with the VA. Ask your counsellor about covering the cost of tuition for our Yoga Teacher Training and Certification courses. We’ll work with your local VA to complete the documentation for you.

Thank you for your service!

What Our Graduates Say


“I am absolutely loving this course.”
Carrie N.
Belgium

“You have created something wonderful.”
Annalisa C.
Oregon

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

“I love being in this moment of my life.”
Natalia U.
Los Angeles

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

“Instant benefits from this beautiful course.”
Nina R.
Connecticut

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

“So glad I made the decision to start.”
Basak S.
Tennessee

It's Your Turn. Get Certified to Teach Yoga, Become an Instructor.

Questions? We're here for you. 973-731-9960

Questions? We're here for you. 973-731-9960