Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, and the Student's Journey

Directed by Jake Clennell

Year: 2019
Running Time: 106
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: India, U.S.
Language: English and Kannada with English subtitles
Genres: Documentary
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Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, and the Student's Journey

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Directed by Jake Clennell


Iyengar Yoga is universally respected, practiced worldwide and credited by multitudes as life-transforming, but because its founder B. K. S. Iyengar is famously reclusive, little is known about the man who invented this powerful practice... until now! Thanks to exclusive, intimate access to this legendary yogi, Jake Clennell's documentary Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, The Student’s Journey is able to showcase the profound spirituality embedded in his practice, which has led religions around the world including Catholicism and Islam to incorporate Iyengar Yoga into their ritual observances. Best of all is the extraordinary time spent with Iyengar, himself, including in the studio where he rules alternately with an iron fist and a velvet touch while demonstrating feats of flexibility and discipline that would be extraordinary if carried out by an Olympic gymnast, let alone a man in his 90s. This documentary is required viewing for anyone with an interest in yoga, wellness, spirituality, or the connection of mind and body.

Reviews

"Essential viewing for practitioners."

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.”



Awards

  • Official Selection – Vancouver International Film Festival

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Hopewell Theater Hopewell 1561435200June 25, 2019
Honolulu Museum of Art Honolulu 1559880000June 7 - June 9, 2019
Boedecker Theater @ Dairy Arts Center Boulder 1556078400April 24 - April 27, 2019
Bloor Cinema Toronto 15550416004/12-15, 4/18, 4/21
Jacob Burns Film Center Pleasantville 1550552400February 19, 2019


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