The American Yoga Academy

Online Yoga Teacher Training

Teach Yoga, Chair Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness, Relaxation,
Breathwork, Health and Wellness, and more with confidence.

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Become a Certified Yoga Instructor

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, Meditation, Mindfulness, Breathing and Relaxation Techniques, Chair Yoga, and more.

The Course Curriculum includes:

  • The Art of Teaching Yoga
  • The Philosophy of Yoga
  • Benefits of Yoga and 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
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Chakra System
  • Nutrition & Mindful Eating
  • The Business of Yoga and more…

The Course includes:

15 Learning Modules with studio classes in yoga, meditation, mindfulness, relaxation techniques, breathwork, and other health and wellness topics, lectures, instructions, handouts, and more.

All course materials, lectures, classes, manuals, workbooks & professionally filmed DVDs are available 24/7 on the Teachers’ Portal.

You can get started today. We’re here for you if you have any questions, or if you’d like to speak with your teacher, Claire Diab.

Special Pricing of $1275 now (regular tuition $1800) with no hidden or additional costs. We offer payment plans to help during this time of change and transformation.

Flexible Schedule

Students want flexibility and support. The American Yoga Academy offers an affordable, flexible course accessible anytime, anywhere in the world, with full support from live educators 7 days a week. Which means you’ll have guidance every step of the way while learning, studying, and practicing at your own pace on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

This is a self-paced program, and you are free to study and learn at your own times and your own pace. For those who enjoy a bit more structure, we have 4 flexible study plans available to get you to graduation:

Accelerated – Fast track. Graduate in 3 months.
Most Popular – Go with the flow. Graduate in 6 months.
Leisurely – Take it easy. Graduate in 9 months.
Custom – Just for you. Together, we’ll create a customized schedule to meet your needs.

There is no obligation to choose a study plan. Whether you study independently or use one of our study plans, you’ll be confident, competent, and ready to teach and guide students nationally and internationally on everything you’ve learned once you graduate. You can get started today.

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Enjoy 24/7 access to the entire course on the
Teachers’ Portal from anywhere in the world

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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 & more.

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Teachers’ Script


A guide for teaching a yoga class, welcoming everyone, and providing variations.

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Yoga Classes

Classes and lectures feature different themes of Health & Wellness, all weaving the beautiful philosophy of yoga gracefully throughout.

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Guided Visualizations & Meditations

Enjoy meditations throughout the Modules, and learn how to teach mindfulness and meditation to your students.

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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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Enjoy connecting with your fellow Teachers in Training through our Student Roster and Optional Quarterly Meet and Greets.

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Claire and staff will be available for you, as much or as little as you need, to discuss your personal goals and provide direct feedback.

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Client Health Evaluation & Waiver Forms

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

For Graduates — Learn About Our Advanced 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

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Claire Zen and Yoga
500-Hour Advanced Training & Certification
for 200-Hour Certified Teachers
Individual 1-on-1 Mentorship with Claire Diab

This 300-hour, Yoga Alliance approved teacher training program will bring the already certified 200-hour yoga instructor to the 500-hour level. Teachers will focus on a specialization, enhance their teaching skills, and further their education.

This advanced teacher training course allows yoga teachers to explore teaching in a specialized area of their choice and become experts in their fields. Consider it a Masters in Yoga and Health and Wellness Education. This course is not about advanced asana.

Take your understanding of teaching to the next level. You will work directly with world renowned educator, Claire Diab. She’ll guide you in selecting a specialty and becoming an expert in it. You’ll also explore the beautiful ancient science of Ayurveda and Primordial Sound Meditation modeled after Deepak Chopra‘s Perfect Health Programs.

Upon completion of this program, you’ll be a certified expert. Your success is our success, and we are here to support you every step of the way during and after your training.

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