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Yoga's Path to Balance, Peace, and Freedom: Welcoming Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman Yee

  • Holiday Inn Ballston 4610 North Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA, 22203 United States (map)
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Spend this weekend exploring asana, meditation, and pranayama with two of the nation’s most respected yoga teachers - Colleen Saidman Yee and Rodney Yee.

Our internal conflicts, doubts, and fears eat up so much of our energy. How can we practice yoga to resolve confusion or resistance and promote equanimity and compassion every single day? Over the course of the weekend, learn and practice sequences for creating tranquility in your mind, body, and heart. With more spaciousness, we have the energy to effect healing change in our world. This is the service of spirit which, as the Dalai Lama says, is the root of eternal happiness.

Through delightful insights both philosophical and practical, direct instruction, postural alignment, pranayama, and awareness meditation, Rodney and Colleen's fun and personal approach to yoga will help you hone your ability to:

  • Understand how different asana groupings can restore equilibrium and resilience in any situation

  • Cultivate flow between postures, in steady serenity, and surf inner and outer changes effortlessly

  • Listen to both breath and bodily sensations and align with authentic receptivity and generosity

  • Release old stories, increase internal spaciousness, and move skillfully with ease and compassion day to day

Rooted in the ancient power and wisdom of posture, breath, and meditation, this weekend, offers a lovely opportunity to learn practices to free your body of old and  unnecessary  patterns, and break through to true personal growth and freedom.

Friday evening – 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday early afternoon – 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Saturday late afternoon – 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Sunday afternoon – 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Rodney Yee

Rodney co-founded Piedmont Yoga Studio in Oakland, California, in 1987, and is the creator of dozens of yoga DVDs through Gaiam. He is the author of Yoga: The Poetry of the Body and Moving Toward Balance.

Colleen Saidman Yee

Colleen graduated from Jivamukti's Yoga Teacher Training program, and in 1999 opened Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor, New York. Her book Yoga for Life was released in 2015. 

Together, they created and are featured in Gaiam's online yoga club. Rodney and Colleen are Co-Executive Directors of Donna Karan's Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program.  They teach workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings worldwide. 


This workshop will be held at the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston, located at 4610 N. Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203.

Workshop Logistics

  • Please note this workshop WILL sell out, and our mats will be in close quarters. Arrive prepared to share space in an open and friendly manner, and to leave all personal belongings in specified areas outside the room.

  • Parking will be available at no extra charge at the hotel facility where the workshop is held. The hotel is located at 4610 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203

  • Metro is Orange & Silver lines/Ballston, four blocks from hotel

  • Group rates at the hotel are available for the weekend at $89/night. Use this link to book your room under the special group rate. Rooms must be booked by Oct 11, 2019 in order to take advantage of the special rate.

  • There will be no refunds for this workshop after October 1 unless someone can take your spot. ALL REFUNDS will incur a $30 administrative fee.


$300.00 (full weekend)    
$70.00 (Friday evening only)    
$90 (Saturday early afternoon only)    
$90 (Saturday late afternoon only)    
$105.00 (Sunday afternoon only)     

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