June 30th, 6:30-9pm
COME TO THE SF PREMIERE OF YOGA IS a powerful new documentary!
Thirty million Americans and countless millions worldwide have taken up a practice that is transforming their lives. Follow filmmaker Suzanne Bryant as she meets with the most prominent Yoga Gurus and teachers in the west and travels to India to explore the power of this ancient practice. Along the way she discovers what YOGA IS.
The film features inspiring interviews with: Russell Simmons, Christy Turlington Burns, Michael Franti, Sharon Gannon, David Life, Seane Corn, Shiva Rea, Alan Finger, Ana Forrest, Baron Baptiste, Cyndi Lee, Sri Dharma Mittra, Eddie Modestini, Elise Browning Miller, Erich Schiffmann, Gurmukh, Krishna Das, Nicki Doane, Robert Thurman, Saul David Raye, Shyam Das
Suzanne's journey led her to India on a spiritual quest to learn more about the mysterious practice of yoga. She studied yoga and Ayurveda, Ashtanga Yoga with Pattabhis Jois and his daughter Saraswati, met with Guru Neem Karoli Baba's son in Vrindavan to learn about Bhakti yoga and came face to face with a near death experience herself.
Inspired by her experience in India, she returned back to the U.S. to explore how yoga can transform lives. She interviewed prominent western Yoga Gurus as well as celebrity yoga devotees Russell Simmons, Christy Turlington, Robert Thurman,musician Michael Franti in search for the answers that unite us all. Answers to questions such as Love, Truth, Happiness, Purpose, The Now, our Dark and Light , Empowerment, Karma, Enlightenment, Transformation and so much more. What she found was something wonderful: a path that can enable anyone to transform suffering and experience daily peace and happiness.
Come join this special event to unite the yoga communities in SF!
Pre screening repection at 6:30, followed by the film at 7:30 and Q and A with the filmmaker Suzanne Bryant as well as famous yoga teacher featured in the film Eddie Modestini!
Official Website: http://www.yogais.com
Added by FullCalendar on June 21, 2011