AYF is the first official yoga organization in the Gulf Region, it was established in 2010 by Saudi yogcharinie Nouf Marwaai, the founder of the Saudi Arabia Yoga School 2008, the Yoga Alliance gulf 2009, the regional director of Yoga Alliance International in the Gulf Region 2009, the honorary secretary of the International Yoga Federation in Arab countries and the Kingdom 2010-2012.
AYF is the first and only certifying body in yoga in KSA since 2010, after the SAY school 2008 in KSA. It certifies and registers yoga teachers as well as yoga schools. AYF educates people and societies on yoga science, promotes yoga through classes, courses, seminars, workshops and conferences. It’s recognized by international yoga federation in Italy, and yoga alliance international in India.......
Our Teacher Training Courses
Highly qualified teacher, very helpful, were like family, the courses are great with a lot of knowledge, philosophy, and information.
As I have been told, practicing yoga will "serve your mind, health and spirit". In less than a month, I realized that this statement cannot be more true.
I believe success is a journey that begin with Small Wins. Having an institute in the region with the potiential of Arab Yoga Foundation (AYF) is the right step for promising tomorrow.
I am honored to complete a Yoga Course in AYF and be part of this amazing family. My experience, although challenging, was extremely rewarding...
To my dear masterji, I'm grateful to you for planting the seeds of Yoga knowledge, Truely appreciate all your efforts, Thank you for enlightening & inspiring us with your passion, I feel so blessed to be your student and part of this foundation, I hope I'll make you proud
Bringing the knowledge and spirit of yoga to our doorsteps. Authentically from India the level of knowledge gained is worth every minute. The open door I received is what helplesd reach my current level. Thank you all
Dr Reem Altorki
No words can express feeling when you learn new things New knowledge of life and when you learn how to connect with your self your body it was great experience at ayf so I am so grateful to our guruji nouf
I'm always say that yoga is the most wonderful bless happens to me , master Nouf with her soul and knowledge makes us in deeply touch with yoga Teachings , philosophy & asana ، i really appreciate all your efforts
I look up to you for your struggles and obstacles and how you have concurred them all
You've manage to spread knowledge with dignity and honesty and you emphasized on them before anything else
You are a good example actually an amazing example of a true fighter especially in this country especially with all what you have been through
God bless you our master
Words wont be enough to express the gratitude for everything I experienced and learned at the 200 and 500 YTT at AYF.
Guruji Nouf expanded our knowledge of yoga philosophy, history, anatomy, asana and much more. She is always happy to help and guide her students to reach their highest potential.
I've completed my 200 course at AYF" I cannot count how many things as change since than ' the course is fully professional with the best guru "nouf" I highly recommend to anyone who wishing to deepen their practice/knowledge of yoga
Noraiza I jalilul
What can I say?
You will practice hard, you might cry, but you will laugh hard, mostly you will learn hard, you will tear your hair out sometimes yes, but some other you will feel like wanting to fly!
AYF provides the rigid bridge you will love to cross for building a firm foundation as a yogini. In fact AYF courses gave me keys and ways to unlock better knowledge and practice, helped me drop bad habits, and cultivate many good others; I gained much more from the course than I anticipated - and I had high expectations -
Books usually prescribe basics, but there’s no replacement for a teacher, a guruji who can tell you this is what I have been through, this is how I reacted and acted, and these were the results it led.
Thank you guruji Nouf For sharing your skills aquired through your experiences, your valuable lessons and advices; I was lucky to learn from a consistent, persistent, compassionate and warm hearted teacher like you, thank you.
I DO highly recommend AYF courses!
Nelly Hallab Sayegh
The support that Nouf give it to the people is contagious. I was trained by one of Nouf students, and I can feel it through them. I think Nouf is building a yogic Community with the right behavior, skills, knowledge and spirit
I was so excited to learne and experience the course with my masterji noaf . She expanded our knowledge of yoga history and philosophy.she was helpful and honesty..thank you noaf