Cyndi Lee is the first female Western yoga teacher to fully integrate yoga asana and Tibetan Buddhism in her practice and teaching. Founder of NYC’s OM yoga Center (1998-2012), a mecca for yogis worldwide, Cyndi is one of the most influential international yoga teachers and has trained thousand of yoga teachers throughout the US, Asia, and Europe.
In 2017, Cyndi was ordained as Buddhist Chaplain by Roshi Joan Halifax of Upaya Zen Center. Her upcoming book, Taking Refuge in Your Body, reflects her current focus on the integration of yoga, meditation, resiliency and sustainability.
She is the author of five other books including the classic yoga text,Yoga Body Buddha Mind; the The New York Times critically acclaimed May I Be Happy: A Memoir of Love, Yoga, and Changing My Mind, about body image and meditation, and OM yoga: A Guide to Daily Practice. She is a regular contributor to numerous publications including Yoga Journal, Real Simple and Lion’s Roar.
Cyndi’s root guru is the Tibetan master, Gelek Rimpoche. She has been teaching yoga for 40 years and meditation for over 20 years.
Her on-line courses include:
Mindfulness Meditation TT
Restorative Yoga TT
Taking Refuge in Your Body
Slow Flow: Sustainable Yoga for Life