Rodney Yee is codirector of the Piedmont Yoga Studio in Oakland, California. A student of B.K.S. Iyengar for many years, Yee previously danced with the Oakland Ballet Company and the Matsuyama Ballet Company of Tokyo. He is featured in 20 yoga videos and DVDs, including Rodney Yee’s Yoga for Beginners and is author of Yoga: The Poetry of the Body.
Rodney Yee yoga focuses mainly on the Iyengar style, but in recent years Yee has come to rely on his own practice and intuition to influence his teaching. Rodney Yee yoga also focuses on bringing philosophy into action and, he says, on unveiling the natural beauty of our spirits. Rodney Yee yoga helps cleanse the mind and body, which allows for the presence of being. The Piedmont Yoga Studio offers classes, workshops, and trainings year-round. In addition to teaching at the Piedmont Yoga Studio, Yee teaches workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings around the world with his wife, Colleen Saidman Yee.
What People are Saying About Rodney Yee
“Rodney Yee is the key that opens the door, allowing you to tap into your mind, body, and soul. He is the charge of electricity that channels the flow of energy, allowing endless possibilities to emerge. I am honored to call him my teacher and friend.”
—Donna Karan, fashion designer and founder of the Urban Zen Initiative