Richard Rosen is a graduate of the Iyengar Institute of San Francisco and has been teaching yoga since 1987. He is a contributing editor at Yoga Journal magazine and director of and one of the principal teachers at the Piedmont Yoga Studio (cofounded by Rodney Yee), in Oakland, California. Many of Rosen’s practice instructions and technical teachings are posted on the Piedmont Yoga Studio website, www.piedmontyoga.com.
Books & Audio
An In-Depth Guide to Yogic Breathing
For serious students of yoga who have an established pranayama practice, this book is a follow-up to Rosen’s previous book, The Yoga of Breath. Here he picks up where he left off, offering a selection of traditional yogic techniques for… Read More
Rediscovering Traditional Practices of Hatha Yoga
Widely respected yoga teacher and author Richard Rosen draws on ancient yoga encyclopedias to explain how yoga was practiced before it became popular in the West. He compares the three main existing sources known to yoga scholars to describe how… Read More
Richard Rosen began his study of yoga in 1980, and trained for several years in the early 1980s at the BKS Iyengar Yoga Institute in San Francisco. In 1987 he cofounded the Piedmont Yoga Studio in Oakland, California, where he still teaches today and serves as its director. He’s a contributing editor at Yoga Journal and sits on the boards of the California Yoga Teachers Association and the Yoga Dana Foundation, which supports Northern California teachers bringing yoga to underserved communities.
Rosen lives in a cottage built in 1906 in beautiful Berkeley, California.