Rodney Yee is codirector of the Piedmont Yoga Studio in Oakland, California. A student of B.K.S. Iyengar for many years, Yee previously danced with the Oakland Ballet Company and the Matsuyama Ballet Company of Tokyo. He is featured in 20 yoga videos and DVDs, including Rodney Yee's Yoga for Beginners and is author of Yoga: The Poetry of the Body.
Colleen Saidman, a graduate of the Jivamukti Yoga® teacher training program with David Life and Sharon Gannon, has been teaching since 1998. Co-owner of Yoga Shanti, an East End yoga studio in Sag Harbor, New York, she has been featured in both the New York Times and New York magazine, and has appeared on the cover of Yoga Journal. She also conducts yoga workshops, often with Rodney Yee, who remains her principal teacher.