1. What is Yoga?
The experts define yoga in their own words.
2. Origins of Yoga
An overview of the formation of yogic philosophy in ancient India.
Extensive commentaries by Georg Feuerstein, Subhash Kak, and Edwin Bryant, the foremost yoga scholars.
Archival footage of the excavation of the Indus Valley Civilization, the birthplace of yoga.
An exploration of the Vedas and Upanishads, the ancient sacred texts which gave rise to yoga.
3. The Branches of Yoga
Detailed commentaries on Bhakti yoga, Karma yoga, Jnana yoga, Raja yoga, Tantra yoga, and Hatha yoga.
Great modern masters and scholars share their insights on each branch.
Rare archival footage of the great Swami Sivananda.
4. The Passage from East to West
A biography of Swami Vivekananda, who introduced yoga to America.
Old photos, newspaper reviews, and Swami Vivekananda’s speeches at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago.
5. Modern Yoga
The life of Krishnamacharya, who preserved the ancient tradition of yoga and trained the greatest modern yoga masters, including his old footage.
The biographies of Krishnamacharya’s great disciples, Indra Devi, B.K.S. Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois, and Desikachar, including footage of each.
The story of how each Yogi brought Yoga to the West.
Insightful commentaries about the place of yoga in the modern world.
6. Yoga and Modern Medicine
Interviews with the pioneers in the field, including Dr. Dean Ornish, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Herbert Benson, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Father Joe Pereira, among others.
An overview of their alternative medicine programs.