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Thanks, Piedmont and farewell - Go Fit Girl!
There are so many great things about taking yoga classes, especially at a studio. Establishing a yoga community is such an important part of the practice. While in Oakland I regularly took classes from two yoga studios. Piedmont Yoga Studio is where I did my yoga teacher training and also took classes from teachers who were also teaching me how to be a yoga teacher. On Saturday Piedmont Yoga Studio will close its physical doors. In 1987 Piedmont Yoga Studio was founded by Rodney Yee, Richard Rosen and Claire Finn. Until recently I regularly took classes from Richard. In November I took a master yoga class with Rodney Yee and his wife Colleen Saidman when they were in town. And earlier this month I took a class with Claire Finn. I told her after class that I had to make sure I took yoga classes with all three of the original Piedmont founders. Piedmont will become “a studio beyond walls that is open and accessible to all.” You can read more about that here. Even though I was only part of the Piedmont community for a little more than a year I have an attachment to it, what it represents and the … Continue reading