Gratitude and passion for ancient Khmer history has led UYA to bring the essentials of yoga and its benefits to the people of Cambodia while building an inclusive community with positive and meaningful connections.

UYA is committed

  • to establish an alternative lifestyle program that shows true yogic living extends beyond the mat into a mindful life of philosophy and responsibility, hygiene and the right food choices….
  • to promote a regular meditation practice as a path to discovering our purpose in life and as an exercise in comfort and gratitude during times of stress from urban living, pandemics, global warming and environmental damages ….
  • to provide world class teacher training to the local and international market while sponsoring disadvantaged Cambodians to become one of at least 10 qualified yoga instructors with sustainable teaching careers in the next 10 years
  • to promote yoga not just for physical fitness but also a lifetime practice for mental and emotional wellness