Claire E. Diab, Founder and President
The American Yoga Academy teacher training certification is a Yoga Alliance 200-hour compliant program developed by Claire E. Diab, International Yoga Therapist, Health & Wellness expert, Lead Educator and Member of the Advisory board at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad California. She founded the school more than 18 years ago.
The 500-hour Yoga Alliance compliant program takes your Yoga training to the next level! This advanced teacher training will expand your knowledge of The Essence of Yoga and deepen your Yoga Practice. Train with fellow teachers and learn from the experts Claire Diab and Mary Ann Gebhardt, Lead Educator. Both are Chopra Center Certified Instructors.
About AYA’s Signature Style ~ AYA’s yoga practice integrates 5,000-year-old Vedic wisdom with modern yogic interpretations, creating a daily yoga practice to help you unite body, mind, and spirit. Based on The Seven Laws of Yoga by Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon with Claire Diab, this beautiful practice blends meditation, pranayama, yoga philosophy, sun salutations, and asana development to bring you into alignment with the magnificent rhythms of the cosmos.
Our signature style is a unique blend of all the various styles of Hatha yoga and Eastern philosophy, much like the eclectic mix of so many different cultures in America. We infuse the ancient philosophies of Yoga in a Modern Way into each class and teach people to live their Yoga every day in every way. The classes are a combination of fluid movement, breathing, and relaxation which creates strength, flexibility, and balance. It is a beautiful flow offering variations for all levels. All of our instructors incorporate their own uniqueness into each class… always making it fun and informative. This style is for everyone whether you’ve been practicing Yoga for many years or if this is your first time!
What You Will Learn and Experience ~ Deep Immersion, Profound Knowledge, and Practical Skill Building, the AYA Yoga Teacher Training will help you deepen your practice with regular connection through in- class training and lectures, workshops and a home study process.
What You’ll Be Able to Do ~ Become a Certified Teacher and Receive Ongoing Support. Whether you are new on the path of yoga and self-discovery or you are looking to deepen your existing practice, becoming a certified yoga teacher will take your practice and your understanding of the true principles of yoga and conscious living to the next level. Upon completion of this program, you will be qualified to teach Yoga classes throughout the world. You will become part of the AYA network of certified instructors. As a registered school of the Yoga Alliance, our certification enables you to become part of a global community of yoga.
For details visit www.AmericanYogaAcademy.com or call 973.731.9960. Mention how you found us!