Claire Diab is the founder of the American Yoga Academy and is an internationally renowned yoga therapist and fitness specialist with more than eighteen years of experience. In addition, she is an adjunct professor of Asian Studies at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Claire is a master Chopra Center educator, certified not only in the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga but also in Primordial Sound Meditation and Perfect Health/Ayurvedic Lifestyle. Claire has produced, directed, and starred in seven yoga DVDs: Yoga for Weight Loss; Yoga for Firefighters and Athletes; Zen and Yoga; Creative Yoga; Breathe Move Meditate; Sun Moon Series; and Sun Salutations for Everyone (with Chair Yoga).
Danielle Mika Nagel
Danielle Mika Nagel is a Chopra Center master educator, certified in Primordial Sound Meditation, the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Teacher,and Perfect Health/Ayurvedic Lifestyle. She completed her initial Yoga Alliance teacher training in the styles of Ashtanga, Anusara, and Iyengar. Danielle is the Director of the Chopra Yoga Center in Vancouver, B.C. She currently teaches at various studios and corporate locations in the Vancouver area as well as at Chopra Center events in the U.S.
Amanda Ringnalda is a Chopra Center master educator of Primordial Sound Meditation, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga and Perfect Health Ayurvedic Lifestyle. As Director of Operations and Events for the Chopra Center, Amanda has served as a facilitator and educator, sharing the teachings of the Center with thousands of people since 2006. Amanda experienced her first yoga teacher trainings with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers in 2003 and continues to enjoy sadhana retreats at their ashrams around the world. In addition to facilitating Chopra Center events, Amanda develops on-going educational programs, and teaches at the Chopra Center’s weekly programs and trainings.
As the Chopra Center’s chief operating officer, Sara Harvey is a dynamic, empowering leader who continues to be instrumental in developing the Chopra Center’s world-renowned lifestyle brand. She works directly with co-founder Dr. Deepak Chopra and the leadership team to fulfill the Chopra Center’s mission to serve as the global source for balance, healing, transformation, and the expansion of awareness.
As a Chopra Center instructor certified in Primordial Sound Meditation and Perfect Health/Ayurvedic Lifestyle, Sara is passionate about sharing the Chopra Center’s teachings and tools for mind-body health, fulfillment, and authentic success. She teaches at many of the Chopra Center’s events, workshops, and trainings, and she is dedicated to her own daily practices for balance and wellbeing.