Cyndi Lee

 Cyndi Lee

Cyndi Lee is the founder of the OM Yoga Center, with branches in New York City and East Hampton, New York. Cyndi teaches classes, teacher training, and special workshops at both OM studios as well as leading retreats worldwide—everywhere from Moscow to Memphis, Costa Rica to Cleveland, London to Las Vegas.

Cyndi's first yoga class was in college in 1972. After completing her graduate thesis, "Women, Spirituality, and Indian Dance," at UC Irvine, Cyndi arrived in New York as a recipient of an Art History Fellowship to the Whitney Museum of American Art. Once in New York, Cyndi began teaching yoga in Greenwich Village. Soon she became a fixture in NYC’s downtown modern dance scene, choreographing and performing primarily in XXY Dance/Music and Cyndi Lee Dance Company/Big Moves.

Cyndi choreographed over 20 music videos for Rick James, Simple Minds, Appolonia, and the Dirty Dancing soundtrack. She also did the choreography for Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun," which won the 1983 MTV Best Female Video of the Year award. After meeting her root guru, Gelek Rinpoche, in the late 1980s, Cyndi’s choreography merged with the practice of yoga and Buddhism. In 1994, Cyndi's last concert was "Dharma Dances", a performance that featured Allen Ginsberg singing his own songs and accompanying himself on harmonium.

Cyndi is the author and artist of Yoga Body, Buddha Mind; OM Yoga Today; OM Yoga: A Guide to Daily Practice; OM at Home, A Yoga Journal; and the OM Yoga in a Box series. Cyndi has been a contributing author to Will Meditation and Yoga Change My Life?; Joyful Mind; Joyful Wedding; and The Idiot’s Guide to Fitness. She has written for Tricycle, Dance Magazine, Ballet Tanz, Cooking Light, Spa Finder, Natural Health, and Breathe. She wrote the yoga column in the Shambhala Sun magazine from 2000–2003, and originated Yoga Journal’s "Vinyasa/Home Practice" column from 2004–2005.

Cyndi has been featured on CBS’ The Early Show, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, and ABC’s Evening News. She has also been featured in national publications including Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek.

Cyndi lives in New York City with her husband, David Nichtern, and puppy, Leroy Brown.

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The Psychology of Loving Awareness

A Two-Day Training in Transforming Difficulty into Ease and Well-Being

Jack Kornfield

Join Jack Kornfield live for a two-day workshop on the Buddhist psychology of well-being.
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Polishing the Mirror

How to Live from Your Spiritual Heart

Ram Dass

With wisdom, love, and detailed guidance, Ram Dass shares his favorite spiritual practices.
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Light Body Sound Healing

Aleya Dao

Ethereal toning blended with the sounds of nature to lift the spirit and promote healing.
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Alex Theory and Shiva Rea Present: Rising

Shiva Rea

Alex Theory

Energizing ambiances and grooves for yoga, dance, and the emergence of creative brilliance.
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Wake Up Festival 2014

August 20-24, 2014

Various Presenters

5 Days of Transformation
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Unravel

The Extended Suites

Peter Jack Rainbird

Transcendent electric guitar compositions for letting go into infinite space and serenity.
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Saraswati Dreams

Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda

For yoga, relaxation, and the healing arts, a shimmering album from two stars of kirtan.
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Love's Manifesto

The Courage to Let Your Heart Lead the Way

Andrew Harvey

Marianne Williamson

Two luminaries show us how to awaken the love within us and bring it into the world.
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Meditations of the Heart

Liberating the Power of Love

Andrew Harvey

Marianne Williamson

Guided practices and meditations for awakening the divine, universal love within you.
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The Radiance Sutras

112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight

Lorin Roche

More than 100 yoga meditations for spiritual awakening through our everyday experiences.
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Touching Enlightenment

Finding Realization in the Body

Reginald A. Ray

Learn how to “meditate with the body” with instruction from master teacher Reggie Ray.
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AM/PM Qigong

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Robert Peng

Morning and evening Qigong exercises for energetic balance throughout the day.
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