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Yoga unveiled [videorecording] / a film by Gita Desai and Mukesh Desai ; written by Gita Desai ; script, Sujay Desai.

Other Title:
Container subtitle: Evolution and essence of a spiritual tradition
Edition:
Widescreen format.
Publication:
[United States] : Gita Desai, c2004.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (195 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Yoga.
Yoga -- History.
Yoga -- Therapeutic use.
Yoga -- Health aspects.
Historical films.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
In English with occasional English subtitles in yellow.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Through a variety of practioners and proponents, describes and comments on the history and development of yoga to contemporary times. Details the transition of yoga to popular culture, as well as its numerous branches and the potential for health benefits.
Contents:
Disc 1. Origins of yoga. Branches of yoga. Pasage from East to West. Modern yoga (135 min.)
disc 2. Yoga as therapy (60 min.).
Participant:
Narrator, Ajay Mehta ; Commentators, Georg Feuerstein, Patricia Walden, Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Patabhi Jois, Rodney Yee, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Indra Devi, Tkv Desikachar.
Credits:
Cinematography, Sameer Sarkar and Dean Batchelder ; editor, Esther P. Russell ; music, Ashit Desai and Michael Karp.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 16:9.
Includes directory of contacts inserted in container.
Subtitle from disc label.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
Contributor:
Desai, Gita. , Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Distributor
Desai, Mukesh. , Producer
Desai, Sujay. , Screenwriter
Mehta, Ajay S. , Narrator
Feuerstein, Georg. , Commentator
Walden, Patricia. , Commentator
Ornish, Dean. , Commentator
Öz, Mehmet. , Commentator
Deśāī, Āśita. , Composer
Karp, Michael. , Composer
Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
OCLC:
57420402
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