Rodney Yee has been curious about the mind and body for as long as he can remember. He was a gymnast, a ballet dancer, and a philosophy and physical therapy major. Following the thread of curiosity about mind and body, he took his first yoga class in 1980. He went to yoga in search of flexibility and found a practice that would turn into his life-long passion and career.
A practice for courage & connectivity, this is a perfect balance to open your week as you transition from the weekend. Rodney offers a way to center your awareness for the upcoming challenges of your Monday, and it all starts with apple picking.
A practice for creating open energy in the body, Rodney takes you through a morning sequence that will stir your connection to the center of your world. Beginning with postures to help cleanse the body energy, Rodney then has you open your heart center.
A practice for the mid-week morning, Rodney continues the series with a rooting progression to counter all the opening progressions of the beginning to your week. Feel yourself continue to rise to the zenith of the week with positive intentions.
On Thursday mornings, we try not to get ahead of ourselves and begin the weekend too early, but the essence of Friday-eve begins swirling in our awareness. Rodney offers a practice to retain energy and composure for the shifts in your daily dance.
Quieting down into our serenity to start our Friday morning, this is a "TGIF" practice from Rodney. Let’s finish our week by settling in and back, coming low into our morning, to begin towards the finish line of your week with a grounding experience.
Your tightness is actually a good thing! In yoga, this resistance provides a way to better understand our bodies and minds. Release bindings and restrictions in common tight areas, revealing space and freedom.
A great sage once said that enlightenment feels like space in the joints. With over 300 joints in your body, learning how to fluid, spacious, and rhythmic in each will allow you to live life with ease, adapting and receiving moments as they come.
Develop more strength in your arms, chest, and upper back with a yoga class designed for overall conditioning of these target areas. Improve your posture, alignment, and learn how to integrate the upper body with breath.
Your core is more than your abdominal muscles - it's also your lower back and the central axis of your entire body. Develop a core that is agile and centered to enjoy balance, strength, and the freedom to breathe.
Develop strength and flexibility for the lower body while also training coordination and alignment. Improve the way you walk, run, stand, and sit, all while simultaneously benefiting your digestive system.
Play with the feeling of falling and retrieving your balance as you use this yoga practice to help you learn how to shift your weight. Discover how much fun it can beto lose your composure and explore balance with curiosity.
In this Body Positive Pose Guide, Rodney takes a student through a variety of standing and seated postures, as well as inversions and balancing poses, focusing on alignment and how to find more space and ease in the body so that yoga feels good.
In this 20-minute class, you will be guided through essential yoga poses to create space and mobility. Focusing on alignment, you will learn how to observe how you feel inside your body. Practice regularly to remember that your body truly is a gift.
In this 20-minute restorative class, you will use props, including a chair, to help you enjoy a meditative experience. Using the body to help you stay grounded in the present, you will release tension, finding the quiet you need to receive breath and life.
In this short 10-minute practice, you'll learn how to get in your yoga whether you're short on time or away from home. Using a chair and a short walking meditation, you'll oil the joints of your body, using breath and movement to create subtle strength.
In this 10-minute practice, you'll learn more ways to practice yoga when you're short on time. Using simple movements that range from sitting in a chair to standing on the ground, you'll relieve congestion in the back body to create an internal radiance.
In this interview, Rodney sits down with Bhakti White, a yoga student and teacher for the past 30 years. Currently in a "plus-size" body, Bhakti talks about being present, listening, letting go of "normal", and how she felt the first time in the studio.
In this workplace-appropriate meditation guided by master teacher Rodney Yee, you will do a full-body scan, tuning into the sensations arising in different parts the body, and learn to accept your present experience just as it is.
In this class you will fully engage your senses to discover a state of internal stillness. By doing gentle pranayama and finding drishti (yogic gaze), you will enter into a state of openness and intellectual calm, from which mental clarity can emerge.
Explore renowned yoga teacher Rodney Yee's personal pranayama practice. Learn how to let go of the tension and misalignment that blocks the flow of breath while improving your lung capacity and circulation of rejuvenating oxygen-rich blood.
What if conflict is an illusion that stems from something that is whole being divided into two parts? Use this powerful 10-minute meditation to learn to receive the world as it is, learning to better understand who you are and where your boundaries lie.
Drop into the present moment and feel more centered and relaxed. Rodney Yee shows you how to cultivate awareness in your meditation practice by following your breath, observing sensations in your body, and noticing the fluctuations of your mind.