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

Feature documentary on the life, struggle, and teaching of world-renowned yogi BKS Iyengar.

Running Time
1 hours 47 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Jake Clennell
Country
India, USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, and the Student's Journey» (13)

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Diana

This is a wonderful documentary that explores the life of a yoga teacher who was once a very successful, influential figure in his community and in his own life. The man is "Iyengar" (it is spelled in the title) and his story is told in a very honest way, with a fair amount of humor and some very interesting observations. He is not a teacher, a teacher's assistant, or a teacher himself, but he is also not a bad person, nor does he seem to be very good. His life is rather mundane, his personality is very unassuming, and he doesn't seem to have any deep feelings or attachments. He is, quite simply, a very simple guy who does what he feels like doing. I feel this is a very accurate portrayal of a simple man. This is a very interesting documentary, which is often very moving and sometimes humorous. It is quite a good documentary for people who want to learn more about the life of a simple yogi. For those who like a more in-depth story, I would recommend "The Power of One."

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Barbara

This is the first documentary I have seen that does not require the viewer to have any prior knowledge of yoga. It provides a wide spectrum of information about the history of yoga and the search for the path. I found it engaging, interesting and exciting. It is a powerful story of determination and success, overcoming obstacles and conquering oneself. It has a brilliant director and wonderful, experienced actors.

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Harry Murphy

As I watched this movie, I saw something I had not seen in quite some time. I remember the movie The Black Knight. That was quite something to watch. This movie is a mixture of the Black Knight and Yoga. It's a little bit on the wrong side of the road, but at least it is a good movie to watch. It's different than some other movies that I have seen in the past. In fact, I think it's a movie you should see once, but then you'll see how great it is.

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Dorothy C.

The recent film, The Yoga Teacher (2015), was quite an eye opener. It was a film about the problems of the yoga teacher, and how they affect the students. The director, who has studied yoga and studied Yoga in college, is very open about his research and this is evident in his film. The film is very informative, and it is quite insightful and has a strong message. The director is very good at taking you into the yoga teacher's life and making you feel like you are a part of it. There are many documentaries on the internet that are very much better than this one. It is well worth watching.

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Justin

I am a fan of Krishnamacharya's films and this one is a pretty good movie, as well as an experience. If you like to learn and/or think about spirituality, this is a must-see. In fact, I think this movie is better than many of the New Age and other types of spirituality films that you'll see on TV today.

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Julia G.

I am a Bhajan, Guru, and Bhajan-bhakti (which, after all, is his name). And I have been deeply moved by the presentation of the Bhajan-bhakti's story. I am still in awe of the mental strength that the Bhajan-bhakti had to endure through life, and I will be forever inspired by the Bhajan-bhakti's story and her teachings.

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Madison

As someone who has been practicing Ayurveda for over 40 years, I highly recommend this documentary for anyone interested in alternative healing, meditation, or yoga. It is certainly not "easy" to do. The reality of this movie is that people want to believe, but can't, because the official church has consistently tried to stop any and all spiritual teachings. I believe that if we truly understand and believe the teachings of God and the love we have for ourselves, then we will be more in tune with our body, mind, and soul. This is why I believe this documentary is so important. It is not an easy subject to talk about. The culture that we live in has changed. The purpose of life is to love. I believe that in the long run, Ayurveda will take over the world and no longer be necessary. As a student of Ayurveda, I think that the film is an excellent resource to help anyone interested in Ayurveda become a better, more holistic, more healing individual. I think everyone should see this film.

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Jesse

I would recommend this movie to anyone. I have seen many documentaries about yoga, and this one is one of the best. It touches on the very popular practice of pranayama, but it goes much deeper than that. It shows the variety of students, teachers, and practitioners of the art. It shows how yoga is practiced, what it's about, and what its impact on people's lives is. It goes into great detail about the ancient art of yoga and what it does for the body and mind. The pictures and animation are amazing. I think it's a great movie for people who want to learn more about the practice of yoga. If you're new to the practice of yoga, this is a great movie to start with. If you're a practicing yoga practitioner, this is a movie to watch.

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Cheryl

I was in a "remedial" program for second grade, and every parent had at least one class or activity with their children. I had been doing a yoga class for the past several years, and I had read the many comments and reviews on here, so I decided to check it out. It was a very relaxing and relaxing class, with a lot of body awareness and focus on body and breath. The teacher was really enthusiastic about her profession, and the students were very active, with lots of smiles on their faces. I recommend this class to anyone who wants to start practicing yoga and be more conscious of their body and their surroundings. I love the imagery the teacher brings to the class, and she does an excellent job of teaching us about our bodies, their role in our lives, and what our bodies need to be healthy. She also gives you the information on the different yoga schools in the area. I have seen many yoga classes, but this is the first class I've been to that focused on body awareness and relaxation. It was a beautiful, relaxing, and exciting class, and I will be using it as a lesson plan for my class this summer.

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William

I saw this film at the NY Film Festival, and I can say that it was absolutely one of the best films I have ever seen. I found the editing to be amazing, the cinematography to be top notch, and the soundtrack to be incredible. You could literally feel the power of this film, and not just when it was played at a friend's house. It was an absolute must see! Kudos to everybody who helped make this film happen, and I look forward to seeing it again and again.

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Rebecca S.

SATIRE: The Battle of the Orgasm is an incredible and inspirational documentary about the battle of the orgasm, and how people across the world use it to their advantage. While there are definitely similarities between this documentary and "The Female Orgasm" (2009), it is still a fascinating look at the power of sexual desire and why some people are not able to feel orgasm. The film goes into a bit of detail about the many different types of orgasms, and how different people may react to certain types of orgasms, including those of the clitoris. The film also goes into how sexual pleasure and orgasm have been linked and used to our advantage throughout history. The documentary does a great job of showing the different ways orgasms are performed, such as penetration, clitoral stimulation, and even clitoral orgasm. Also, the documentary does a great job of showing how people in the US today view their orgasms, which is a very different view than other cultures in the world. It is also important to point out that this documentary is aimed at men and women alike. While this film doesn't have a large amount of nudity, the scenes of women touching themselves are certainly more than the bare breasts and ass that you would find in a porn film. This documentary will be a great addition to any sex-positive/sex-education book. I highly recommend that you watch it. It is a powerful, yet beautiful, look at the nature of orgasm, and it's effects on society and the people it touches.

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Lisa Sullivan

We have the most beautiful conversation about life, love and love in which every people can learn something and move to improve their life. Great idea and a great movie

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Emma

I was actually surprised to see this film. I am not a yoga enthusiast and never thought that a documentary about a yoga teacher could be that great. This film is a pretty good one, though. It is a very good look at the life of a yoga teacher and the people around him. It's very interesting and very interesting to see the process of a yoga teacher's life and how he handles things. This documentary is a must see for anyone who is interested in yoga and has an interest in the process of teaching yoga.