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

  • 02/21/2019
  • 7:30 PM
  • Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570
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Join the YTA for Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, and the Student's Journey at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville.

For many yoga devotees, the name B.K.S. Iyengar is synonymous with the practice itself. Asking deeply practical questions like “How can you know God if you don’t know your big toe?” and injecting an innovative approach to physical poses—he pioneered the use of props such as blankets, straps, and blocks—Iyengar made yoga accessible to millions around the world. In this illuminating documentary, we see him teaching, lecturing, and effortlessly demonstrating the pretzel-like poses he’s known for. Interviews with family members and other teachers who embrace the mental discipline and spiritual focus that lie at the core of his approach provide context, and several people who have incorporated Iyengar’s transformative principles into other work—for example, a rehab program for recovering addicts—speak to the reach of this practice.

Part of the Jacob Burns "Meditative Life" film series

Register by Sunday, February 10, to take advantage of this special group rate.

Important Information

  • If payment is not received within 15 minutes, your registration will be canceled. 
  • If you need to cancel and we are not able to find someone to take your ticket, we will not be able to issue a refund.
  • It is suggested that you arrive 30 minutes before screen time.
  • A YTA board member will distribute tickets at the venue. 
  • See directions and parking info here.

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