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This video explores the present practice of yoga through the personal stories of eight people with unique relationships to the discipline of yoga. Providing multiple perspectives on the practice as a way of highlighting its breadth and diversity, the interview subjects share their thoughts on yoga, the ways in which it transforms their lives, and the qualities that make it relevant across cultures and time.
Dive deep with the experts to learn the science of yoga and the 5,000-year-old system of medicine from India called Ayurveda. Qamar Adamjee, Malavalli Family Foundation Associate Curator of Art of the Indian Subcontinent, Jeffrey Durham, Associate Curator of Himalayan Art, Dr. Margaret Chesney, director of UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and Dr. Anand Dhruva, integrative medicine physician and associate professor of medicine, use artworks from the exhibition Yoga: The Art of Transformation to discuss the practices' origins and their effects on health.
Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher Manouso Manos has been studying and practicing yoga for almost 40 years at the feet of one of the world's most recognized yoga masters, Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, who just turned 95 this year. Manouso will take us on a journey of the modern history of yoga and the life and influences of B.K.S. Iyengar on yoga and the world.
Join Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose, the first Alsdorf associate curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan, and Islamic art at the Art Institute of Chicago, as she unpacks the process of working with contemporary Indian artist Jitish Kallat on his project Public Notice 3.
Join integrative medicine physician and associate professor of medicine Dr. Anand Dhruva, and chef and founder of Route to India, Nalini Mehta for an evening of conversation and cuisine showcasing Ayurvedic principles of cooking.