Wai-Mei Yeung has been teaching dance and yoga for 20 years and is excited to share her passion with you in Davis. Wai-Mei graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts majoring in Modern Dance. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Iowa in 1993.
She has since been teaching, choreographing and performing around the world. Her choreography has been presented by major dance festivals in Asia, Europe, and America in cities such as New York, Beijing, Guangzhou, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Melbourne, the Philippines, Singapore, Copenhagen and Montpellier. She was awarded the Hong Kong Dance Alliance Dance Award in three consecutive years for her outstanding choreography and performance.
Along with dancing, Wai-Mei finds yoga not only physical training and healing for her injured body, but also a mental and spiritual practice for her total well-being.She traveled through India and Nepal, the origin of Yoga, where she persued the brightening of her spiritual light. Continuing her yoga studies, she studied in master classes and workshops with Ana Forrest, John Friend, Bryan Kest, and Tias Little.
Wai Mei is an E-RYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) with the Yoga Alliance of the U.S. since 2004. She is a certified Mini-yogi Teacher from Shanna Meyerson of L.A., and happy to be a new mom. Her classes are known to be filled with laughs, creativity and fun challenges for both adults and kids. She teaches Vinyasa, Warm Stretch, Beginners’ Basics, Kids Yoga, Prenatal, Baby&Me Yoga, Family Yoga and directs Yoga Teacher Training Program both in Davis and Hong Kong.