Yoga centered films made in USA, CanadaFebruary 22nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 22 (ANI): Two yoga centered short movies - ‘Homeless Yoga’ and ‘The Yoganator’ - have been made in USA and Canada.
In ‘Homeless Yoga’, an executive who loses everything, gains the ‘true’ life back with yoga help.
He does yoga in the park with other people in the similar circumstances.
Directed by Linda Matarasso and edited by John Hurej, it stars Mike Celia, Laura Collu, and Dany Gehshan.
Shot in Toronto (Canada), its tagline is: ‘What do you do when you lose everything? YOGA!’
In ‘The Yoganator’, directed by Will Shivers, a teacher of yoga teaches the class through dramatic illustrations and flashbacks.
Produced by Heidi Snoe with cinematography by Paolo Durazzo, it stars Jon Braver and Will Shivers.
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that seeing the increasing popularity in the West, India should launch extensive research into yoga and help promote its authentic version worldwide.
According to Patanjali, author of the basic text, the Yoga Sutra, who codified yoga after being founded by Yajanavalkya, yoga was a methodical effort to attain perfection, through the control of the different elements of human nature, physical and psychical, Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, added. (ANI)
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