The Adiaya Yoga Sanctuary was founded by Di Tyssen.   She was the owner and director of the Adiaya Yoga Center in Las Vegas for seven years from 1999 to 2005 and then relocated the Adiaya Yoga Sanctuary to St Petersburg, Florida in 2005. 
Di Tyssen offers both 200 hour and 300 hour Adiaya Yoga Teacher Training Programs that meets the National Educational Standards of Yoga Alliance.  The Adiaya Yoga Sanctuary is a Registered Yoga School ~  RYS 200 and RYS 300 and has completed 16 Yoga Teacher Training Programs in St Petersburg, Florida over the past eight years.

Di was so inspired by the ancient healing science of yoga that she moved from her home country Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles, USA to become certified in Yoga. She was certified in 1998 with Bikram at the Yoga College of India in Beverly Hills. Then in 2002 travelled to Louiseville, Kentucky to become certified in Ashtanga Yoga by David Swenson and in 2003 brought Doug Swenson to the Adiaya Yoga Center in Las Vegas, Nevada for a Soft Form Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga certification. Di has practiced Ashtanga Yoga with Tim Miller and Chuck Miller, Jivamukti Yoga with David Life and Shannon Gannon, Power Yoga with Bryan Kest and Yoga Adjustments with Nancy Gildoff, who are some of the world's best Hatha Yoga Teachers. Thank you all for your gifts, knowledge and experience of Hatha Yoga, I feel honored and blessed to be able to share them with truth and love. Namaste.

Di Tyssen is among some of the first to be Nationally Registered with Yoga Alliance as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500 hour level (ERYT500) in 2005 and had the honor of teaching Ashtanga Yoga to some of the world' s top performers such as the cast of Cirque Du Soleil.  She is a Licensed Massage Therapist (L.M.T.) Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork MA64391.  Di is trained in Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Ashiatsu, Swedish and Hot Stone Massage.

She has dedicated her life to yoga for the past seventeen years. Her comprehensive studies and yoga certifications include Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Power Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Seniors Yoga, Kids Yoga, Ayurveda, Health, Fitness and Nutrition.

Di Tyssen offers both 200 hour and 300 hour Adiaya Yoga Teacher Training Programs that are Registered with Yoga Alliance.  Her Yoga Trainings are currently offered at a Private Yoga Studio, St Petersburg, Pinellas County area in Florida.   Di's comprehensive Adiaya Yoga Teacher Training Program includes Yoga Technique, Asana, Breathing, Dristi, Bandhas, Adjustments, Meditation, Traditional Yoga and Modifications.  Yoga Methodology, Principles and Demonstration of Yoga, Observation, Assisting and Correcting, Instruction, Yoga Teaching Styles, Qualities of a Yoga Teacher and the Business Aspects of Yoga.  The History of Yoga, the Philosophy and Science of Yoga, the Autobiography of a Yogi, Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, The Bhagavad Gita, Tantra, Ethics for a Yoga Teacher and Putting Yoga into Daily Practice.  Anatomy and Physiology (bodily systems, organs, skeletal, muscular) and Energy Anatomy and Physiology (charkas, nadis, cleansing techniques).  The Benefits of Yoga and Postural Alignment. Teaching Practicum, Practicing Teaching, Receiving Feedback, Observing others Teach and Giving Feedback, Assisting and Adjusting while others Teach.

These 200 hour and 300 hour Adiaya Yoga Teacher Training Programs are offered to enhance a balanced, whole development of human potential.  To create a holistic and positive change in your life.  To develop and expand your own yoga practice.  Yoga is a life long journey and greater way to overcome the limitations of your body and mind and to move toward a more conscious and joyous future.  It is a lifestyle with emphasis on harmonizing the flow of subtle energies, developing bodily self-control, purifying the body while creating love, joy and will power.

Di Tyssen will honor you with guidance, love and support. She will inspire and empower you to achieve your full physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual potential.  To create balance, union and completeness in the purest state, with the best intentions and the fullness of her open heart and soul.  OM SHANTI ! Peace !




Adiaya Yoga Sanctuary


727-823-3150 203 38th Ave. N.  
  St. Petersburg, Fl, 33704