Cyndi Lee

Cyndi Lee is the first female Western yoga teacher to fully integrate yoga asana and Tibetan Buddhism in her practice and teaching. Founder of New York City’s OM Yoga Center (1998–2012), Cyndi now teaches worldwide and at her home studio, Yoga Goodness Studio in Virginia. Author of the yoga classic, Yoga Body Buddha Mind and May I Be Happy, a memoir about body image and meditation, she also writes for Yoga Journal, Real Simple, Lion’s Roar, and Yoga International. Cyndi is a longtime student of Gelek Rimpoche and a graduate of Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy program under the auspices of Roshi Joan Halifax.

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Upcoming Programs


  • May I Be Happy

    “You already have everything you need to be happy.”

  • Ride the Waves of Alignment

    by Cyndi Lee Yoga provides an opportunity for us to practice whatever it is we want to develop in the other parts of our life when we are not "doing" yoga....

  • Yoga and Ayurveda Go Prime Time

    We asked a few yoga and Ayurveda experts to offer health- and happiness-enhancing practices for some very stressed-out small-screen personalities.