Become A Certified Yoga Instructor

Teach Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness and more with confidence.

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Highlights of Our Yoga Teacher Training:

  • Flexible online Yoga Teacher Training 200 hour certification program allows you to learn, study and practice at a comfortable pace.
  • Become certified to teach yoga for everyone, meditation chair yoga, breathing, relaxation techniques and more- both nationally and internationally.
  • Course takes about 4-9 months or more, depending on your lifestyle.
  • Enjoy lifetime access to the Teacher’s Portal with all course materials, modules and lectures.
  • Our yoga instructor certification online program has been registered with Yoga Alliance since 2001.
  • Continual support during and after your training.
  • Claire Diab will be available to help you reach your goals with you one-on-one assistance.
  • Receive HARD COPIES of manuals and workbooks, which are also available electronically on the teachers portal.

Now is a time of change and transformation, therefore we are helping with Special 2021 Pricing of $900 (50% off regular tuition of $1800). Payment Plans Available.

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

Flexible Schedule.

The AYA Online Yoga Certification Course is flexible and self-paced.  It is important to realize, Yoga is about Choices.  We encourage you to work at a comfortable pace.  Our program has 15 video modules comprised of lectures and practice that take around 4 hours each to view.  Basically, the 200 hours are accumulated through practice, meditation, and studying the course materials and handouts. You can expect the average time to complete the entire online yoga certification to be about 4-6 months, albeit some take longer depending on their lifestyle.  Once you have completed the program you will be able to teach both nationally and internationally on all topics related to yoga.  Whether it be Yoga for Everyone classes, chair yoga, meditation, mindfulness, breathing techniques or relaxation techniques you will have a comfort level explaining all the steps and guiding your students.

Recommended Reading: The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long, MD

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Dr. Deepak ChopraOnline yoga teacher training for young professionals with a 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Online Certification

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 mailed to you.

Claire Diab teaches Deepak Chopra's The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success at The American Yoga Academy

Enjoy Learning, Studying & Practicing at a Comfortable Pace…

“If you really want to learn something, learn how to teach it.” – Claire Diab

All AYA Teachers in Training receive the following to get started:

Teacher Training Manual


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

Breath Move Meditate


A comprehensive workbook with photos, teaching tips, visualizations & a lot more.

Teachers Script


A guide to get comfortable with the words of teaching a yoga class welcoming everyone & providing variations.

50 Signature Yoga Classes

Classes featuring different themes of health and wellness while weaving in the beautiful philosophy gracefully throughout.

15 Guided Mantra Based Meditations

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

7 Professionally Filmed DVDs

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

Community Support

You won’t feel alone in our online program. We are here to support you. With optional weekly zoom calls, enjoy the opportunity to meet your fellow teachers in training.

One -on – One Feedback from Claire

Claire will review your practical personally and provide feedback via a personalized zoom meeting. You will also have direct access to her during and after the program.

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 safety.

Lifetime Access to Teachers Portal

Access the Teachers Portal and all its resources from any where in the world. Forever!

In honor and celebration of your knowledge, you will receive this beautiful diploma. Proudly display it and remember your Yoga journey.

Upon Completion of the yoga teacher online course you will receive a diploma to display. You will be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher with the RYT200 Designation. Registration with Yoga Alliance is not a requirement.

For Certified Teachers who wish to further their Health and Wellness Education, The American Yoga Academy also offers a 500 Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training Program.

It is a personalized program, where you will work one-on-one with Claire Diab to advance your education and specializing in a field of Health and Wellness Education that you would like to pursue. Course Materials include: The A.Y.A. 500 Hour 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.

Follow your Passion.