Colleen Saidman Yee

Colleen Saidman Yee graduated from Jivamukti’s teacher training program in 1999, and has been teaching ever since. You can practice digitally with Colleen on and Called the “First Lady of Yoga” by the New York Times, Colleen has been featured in several magazines and has also appeared on three Yoga Journal covers. She is director and owner of Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor, New York, and co-owns Yoga Shanti in Westhampton Beach, New York, and New York City. With Donna Karan and Rodney Yee, Colleen created and runs the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program, utilized in health-care facilities throughout the country. She is the author of Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom.

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Upcoming Programs

  • January 31–February 2, 2020


  • The Yoga of In-Between Moments

    Transitions between poses are the most difficult times to stay focused and mindful, says Colleen Saidman Yee. We space out and simply stop being attentive at the moment when our presence matters most.

  • Yoga for Insomnia

    How do we get a good night’s sleep when our minds are on overdrive, and our muscles are all bound up? Kripalu presenter Colleen Saidman Yee offers a yoga sequence for insomnia.

  • The Yoga of Partnership

    We asked teachers what everyone wants to know: What’s the key to a happy and healthy relationship?