Online Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Certified Yoga Instructor

Teach Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness and more with Confidence.

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The Key to Your Success

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“If you want to learn something, read about it.

 If you want to understand something, write about it.

 If you want to master something, teach it.”

- Yogi Bhajan

Yoga Course Objectives.

The American Yoga Academy 200 Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training is a wonderful, comprehensive, fun, and informative program for everyone. You will learn and become certified to teach Yoga for Everyone, welcoming all levels. Moreover, you will also be certified to teach Chair Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Breathing Techniques, Meditation, and much more.

The Course Curriculum includes Course Materials and 15 modules where you will learn…

  • The Art of Teaching Yoga
  • The Philosophy of Yoga
  • Yoga Poses and Sequencing
  • Benefits of Yoga
  • Benefits of Yoga Poses
  • Alignment & Variations
  • Living Yoga On & Off the Mat
  • Chair Yoga for Seniors & Corporations
  • Breathing & Relaxation Techniques
  • Meditation & Mindfulness Techniques
  • Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra
  • Teaching Children’s Yoga
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Chakra System
  • Understanding Yoga & Pregnancy
  • Nutrition & Mindful Eating
  • The Business of Yoga and more…

Flexible Schedule.

The American Yoga Academy Certification Course is flexible and self-paced with full support from Claire Diab throughout the program. We encourage you to work at a pace that is comfortable for your schedule and lifestyle. Our program has 15 Modules, each comprised of lectures and classes that take around 4-5 hours to complete. Essentially, the 200 Hours are accumulated through practicing, teaching and studying the course materials and handouts. 

You can expect the average time to complete the Yoga Certification to be about 3-6 months, some take longer depending on their lifestyle. There is no time limit that you must complete the course within, as you have Lifetime Access to the Teachers Portal both during and after your training. 

Once you have completed the program, you will be able to teach both nationally and internationally on all topics related to Yoga, feeling confident and comfortable teaching and guiding students through their practice.

Recommended Reading:

The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long, MD

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Dr. Deepak Chopra

All Materials & Professionally filmed DVDs are digital and on the Teachers Portal.

Hard copies of the Teachers Manual, Breath Move Meditate Workbook and the Teachers Script are also mailed to you.

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During this time of change and transformation, we want to help. Special 2021 Pricing of $900 (50% off Regular Tuition of $1800).

Payment Plans Available.

When you Begin Your Journey You will Receive:

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Lifetime Access to the Teachers Portal

Access the Teachers Portal and all its resources from anywhere in the world.

Teacher Training Manual


A comprehensive manual written by Claire Diab to use throughout your training.

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Breath Move Meditate


An all-inclusive workbook with photos, teaching tips, visualizations & a lot more.

Teachers Script


A guide to get comfortable teaching a Yoga Class, welcoming everyone & providing variations.

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50 Signature Yoga Classes

Classes featuring different themes of Health and Wellness, all weaving the beautiful philosophy gracefully throughout.

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Guided Visualizations & Meditations

Enjoy meditations throughout the modules and learn how to teach meditation to your students.

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7 Professionally Filmed DVDs

Enjoy a variety of professional DVDs produced and created by Claire Diab from the Florida Keys to the coastline of California.

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Community Support

You won’t feel alone in our online program. We are here to support you. Enjoy connecting with your fellow Teachers in Training at our optional monthly meetings.

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One-on-One Feedback

Claire will be available to meet with you as you progress through the modules. She is there for you to discuss personal goals and provide direct feedback.

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Client Intake & Health History Forms

All the forms you need to start your Yoga business and make sure all the boxes are checked for your clients’ needs.

You will receive this beautiful diploma in honor and celebration of your knowledge.

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For Certified Teachers

The American Yoga Academy also offers a 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program.

It is a personalized program, where you will work one-on-one with Claire Diab to advance your education and specialize in a field of Health and Wellness Education that you would like to pursue.
Course Materials include: The A.Y.A. Teacher Training Manual, Perfect Health Ayurveda Lifestyle and Advanced Meditation Booklets from The Chopra Center, written by Dr. Deepak Chopra.

Do What You Love…

Love What You Do…

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