Riana A. Singgih became interested in yoga in 1987 whilst studying at University of San Francisco, California, USA. After experiencing the benefits of Iyengar Yoga, her passion and devotion to practice increased and in time her understanding grew.
As well as a contentious Teacher, Riana is the Founder and Chairperson of the Iyengar Yoga Indonesia Institute, she is also the Founder of Iyengar Yoga Centre Indonesia (IYCI) and Singapore (IYCS). She is the Chairperson of the Association of Iyengar Yoga Indonesia and she was the founder of the Iyengar Yoga Association of South East & East Asia (IYASEEA) which is not exist now because each country member has their own Iyengar Yoga Association. She was the Chairperson former of the Iyengar Yoga Association of South East & East Asia (IYASEEA).