Yoga Film Series ~ Yoga Unveiled, Part 2
A new film by Gita Desai
This screening features the second half of Yoga Unveiled focusing on yoga as therapy.
This chapter brings some of the key figures from the medical profession who have incorporated yoga as part of their medical practice; the list includes Drs Herbert Benson, Bernard Clark, Jagdish Hiremath, Timothy McCall, Dean Ornish, Mehmet Oz, and Martina Ziska, as well as therapists who use yoga for stress management, including Jon Kabath-Zin and Father Joe Pereira. The film includes many places in the United States (Hartford, CT, Boston, San Francisco, and New York), and Mumbai and Pune in India, where we can observe the variety of ways in which yoga is used as a healing technique.
Harnessing the colorful commentary of the most prominent yoga scholars, teachers, and medical experts,reveals how yoga began, Yoga Unveiled tells the story of yoga's passage to the West, describes its numerous branches, recounts the fascinating biographies of the foremost yoga masters, and explores yoga's astonishing medical potential.
Stunning cinematography, ornate visual displays, and stirring music create a truly enchanting viewing experience. The great devotees of yoga grace the screen with their profound wisdom and delightful manner. Yoga Unveiled also features commentary by Krishna Das, Dr. Herbert Benson, Edwin Bryant, Subhash Kak, Vasant Lad, Dr. Timothy McCall, Larry Payne, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Father Joe Pereira, Swami Sivananda, Dr. Martina Ziska, and Dharma Mittra.
Run time: 56 min.
The library screens the first half of Yoga Unveiled on Thursday, Feb. 6.