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Narrated by
academy award
nominee
annette
bening

Cast

I find with yoga, kids come and they can just be themselves, they don’t have to be anything other than what they are....

Abby Wills

Shanti Generation, Los Angeles

What are the benefits of yoga practice, personally? I feel more comfortable just
being myself. I see what an amazing miracle life is.

Angela Farmer

The Feminine Unfolding, Greece

Women find that they bring strength and the empowerment from their yoga studies or practice, into their daily family and community lives.

Anne Obrien

Yoga teacher & Author

If I allowed myself to start my day in a grounded practice that allowed me to touch in with that
quiet, still place inside myself....

Anne Ornish

Meditation and Yoga Teacher

I think that's a balance we look for, all through our lives, what is the right action? How do you find the right action? It comes from skillful means. It comes from our practice....

Beryl Bender Birch

The Hard + The Soft Yoga Institute , New York

Yoga as we know, is transformational, it’s life changing. But what I think I really love about yoga is it does that in very, very subtle ways...

Caroline Shola Arewa

Founder - Energy 4 Life & Author - London

Yoga is like coming home. So that searching that you’re doing, to make yourself happy, to find a thing that will make you happy, is already within you....

Claire Missingham

Vinyasa Flow Yoga, London

My main inspiration for myself and for women is to be kind and to not have to push and deplete but to use the yoga practice as restoration....

Colleen Saidman Yee

Yoga Shanti – New York

I can pretty much guarantee that anybody that comes to a good yoga class and sticks with it, it’s going to bring confidence and joy to your life....

Cyndi Lee

Om Yoga – New York

When you get into a practice like yoga, it helps you to find what’s the healthy body weight, and condition for your body type.....

Deborah Saliby

Yoga teacher + Hynobirthing instructor, Oakland, California

It’s sneaky this yoga, it’s so sneaky, it goes in and it transforms every part of your life, it changes your desires, it changes the friends you want to hang out with...

Desirée Rumbaugh

Anusara Yoga - Arizona

When you practice, you don’t practice for an effect. You don’t practice for the onlooker. You don’t practice to get some wonderful enlightenment or whatever...

Dona Holleman

Equi Yoga – Italy

I think to live in harmony and balance in nature you have to find the harmony and balance within your own nature.

Donna Farhi

Yoga teacher + Author, New Zealand

The yogic teachings about diet are so beautiful and they’re so in keeping with what our modern science is telling us...

Dr Cathy Stallworth

Nashville Integrated Medical Centre

Yoga teaches a person to live in harmony, where there is a balance within themselves, and in their emotions and their intellect....

Dr Shirley Telles

Director of Medical Research - Patanjali Yoga Peeth .India

Increasingly I have been turning to yoga as a way to help women make connection between what we know about empowerment...

Dr. Beth Berila

Director, Women's Studies Program, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota

Yoga is a method to follow to help your body and your breath and your mind move into, that peaceful state...

Dr. Constantina Rhodes

Prof. Religion, Hunter College . New York

I just think that yoga gets you into a place of hormonal balance, emotional fulfillment, it prevents depression, and it prevents anxiety...

Dr. Sara Gottfried

Gottfried Integrative Medical Center - Oakland

We have proven that the yoga pilot program has led to wonderful satisfaction in women who feel in control of their labor and delivery experience....

Dr. Tina Navarez

Chief of Obstetrics – Kaiser Hospital – Los Angeles

I think that acceptance of myself has to come not only with practicing yoga but with physical strength that I can now perceive and experience in my own body....

Elena Brower

ViraYoga, New York City

In order to give to other people you have to give to yourself. You have to be able to support your own strengths to be able to give....

Ellen Saltonstall

Anusara Yoga – New York

So yoga can help us to relax into this beauty of being a woman. It can give us trust back into our femininity, a sense of intuition....

Gabriela Bozic

Jivamukti Yoga, Germany

Yoga is not all about bending, stretching and becoming supple. What yoga is more about is becoming more intelligent...

Gabriella Guibilaro

Iyengar Yoga, Italy

There are several benefits of yoga. One of them of course is the health. The physical health. To maintain our health....

Indra Mohan

Svastha Yoga, India

In this practice what we get to do is we get to move our bodies, connect with our breath and somewhere in that journey find a still point...

Janet Stone

Vinyasa Teacher – San Francisco

The whole point of yoga really is what you do on your mat or in your field of practice and how does that affect your daily life...

Jenny Sauer Klein

If you want to change your life or heal your life, you need to bring yoga into your daily life....

Jnani Chapman

Yoga Therapist, San Francisco

Our yoga practice and I’m using that in the widest sense, can evoke from ourselves a certain compassion for the process of life itself...

Judith Lasater

Yoga teacher + Author. San Francisco

I think one of the most impressive things with women senior teachers in the States is just what incredible role models they are...

Kaitlin Quistgaard

Editor-in-Chief Yoga Journal

As a teacher I love providing the space for a woman to come in and take all this incredible energy that she is lavishing on everything, and put it all on herself....

Katchie Ananda

Anusara Yoga, Berkeley

One of the wonderful things about yoga is it is designed to meet you where you are....

Kate Holcombe

Healing Yoga Foundation – San Francisco

Yoga gives woman space. Mentally, emotionally and physically. Women have many hats, that of a career person....

Katy Appleton

AppleYoga & Author , London

You need to know what’s there, you know, you need to know how to move it. You need to know how to stretch it and strengthen it...

Leslie Howard

Yoga Therapist,Oakland

Yoga isn’t about trying to be 22 years old again, it really is something much more fun....

Lilias Folan

Yoga Teacher + Author, Ohio

Yoga helps women become friends with ourselves. We learn through yoga that we are perfect just the way we are....

Linda Sparrowe

Editor-in-chief of Natural Solutions magazine

Japanese women are very much interested in yoga. Because today's modern woman is not merely interested in physical beauty....

Mae Yoshikawa

Astanga Yoga teacher + author , Tokyo

I think the yoga practice helps us to accept the beauty of our cycles and our changes and that there is beauty in ageing....

Marla Apt

Iyengar Yoga, Los Angeles

The Art of Yoga Project, yoga is really an alignment with your best self. Analignment with the best person that you can be...

Mary Lynn Fitton

Art of Yoga Project, San Francisco

Yoga changed my life. I couldn’t teach anybody. Now I can teach, I can stand in front of a million people and teach them yoga....

Mary Wanjiru

Africa Yoga Project – Kenya

Menaka Desikachar

Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, India

Pregnant women come to yoga and try it out and they get a sense of peace and calm. They get a little taste of their true self...

Nadine Richardson

Prenatal Yoga. Sydney

My physical yoga practice has always given me the ability to settle.....

Nikki Costello

Iyengar yoga, New York City.

Because of my yoga practice, I recognize that I don’t have to react. There’s a conscious awareness that kicks in.

Nikki Myers

Viniyoga Teacher, Indianapolis, IN

The expansiveness of yoga grows when we allow the heart and the head to work together. If we go into our own heart and feel the intuitive process...

Nischala Joy Devi

Author, Secret Power of Yoga – San Francisco

It’s fascinating because yoga in the west was brought by this lineage of male teachers and
these women have kind of taken it to their own....

Nora Isaac

Author. ‘Women in Overdrive’ – San Francisco

So we’re raising the money to be able to empower the teacher to become a leader in their community and make change happen...

Paige Elenson

Africa Yoga Project, Nairobi

I think many women feel fragmented in their lives because they are so busy and they’re pulled in so many different directions....

Patricia Walden

Iyengar Yoga - Boston

To be a woman yogi in the olden days was to take your, put yourself completely outside the bounds of normal society...

Sally Kempton

Author, ‘The Heart of Meditation’ - California

Within the yoga practices, the postures, the breathing, the living practices - it contains everything that we need....

Sally Pugh

Yoga teacher Berkeley, California

I think one of the main benefits is being more at home in our own skin. This body is our particular garden to take care of....

Sarah Powers

Insight Yoga Institute – San Francisco

Yoga meets you where you're at. But stay open to the understanding that the more you do Yoga, doors open, and the invitation is to simply explore...

Seane Corn

Yoga teacher + Co-Founder ‘Off The Mat, Into the World’ Los Angeles

I want them to understand that it’s the flexibility of their minds that’s so much more important than the flexibility of their bodies....

Shana Meyerson

Mini Yogis – Los Angeles

According to the Hatha yoga text or the ancient scriptures, listening is very, very important. Through listening, we can begin to hear....

Sharon Gannon

Jivamukti Yoga + Author, New York

I think when you go through a storm, you experience really what is your compass, your inner compass. What do you really rely on?

Shiva Rae

Prana Flow Yoga – Los Angeles

Inside a pose. Within a minute. Within one practice your entire state can transform itself. From fear to love...

Sianna Sherman

Anusara Yoga – San Francisco

What yoga has done for me is to slow down the aging process and maybe it’s one of the secrets of yoga that it is really the fountain of youth....

Tari Prinster

Yoga for Cancer - New York

My emphasis has always been on the energetics, the awakening, the release, the ecstasy and the joy that can be got through yoga...

Vicki Noble

Author. ‘Motherpeace’ – Santa Cruz, California
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We are delighted to introduce the Cast of YOGAWOMAN. Each of these yoga experts added wisdom and vision to the making of this film.Although some of the experts we filmed are not included in the final cut, their journeys continue to inspire Yogawoman.
Seane Corn

As an inspired communicator, Seane’s classes are an eclectic fusion of healing and Spiritual making them intuitive, insightful and educational. Seane was named the “National Yoga Ambassador” for Youth AIDS. She utilizes her national platform to bring awareness to the HIV/AIDS crisis, along with the Cambodian Children’s Fund. She trains leaders of activism through her cofounded organization ‘Off the Mat, Into the World®’, which started in 2007 with Hala Kho..

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Shana Meyerson

Shana Meyerson founded mini yogis® yoga for kids in March 2002. A pioneer in the children’s yoga community, Shana has taught teachers all over the world how to teach children in a fun, safe, and mindful way. Her intuitive and integrative approach to teaching allows her to positively change the lives of both typically developing and special needs children. Trained in classical yoga by one of the world’s most renowned yogis, Sri Dharma Mittra, Shana considers her teaching an offeri..

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Sharon Gannon

Sharon Gannon is a 21st century Renaissance woman, an animal rights, vegan activist and world-renowned yogini, author, dancer, poet, musician and producer—co-founder, with David Life of the internationally influential Jivamukti Yoga Method, a path to enlightenment through compassion for all beings. She is a pioneer in teaching yoga as spiritual activism—relating ancient teachings of yoga to the modern world. YOGA JOURNAL Magazine has called her an innovator and VANITY FAIR give..

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Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea, M.A. is a yogini firekeeper, sacred activist, global adventurer and leading innovator in the evolution of prana flow yoga, transformational vinyasa flow integrating the tantric bhakti roots of yoga, Krishnamacharya's teachings and a universal, quantum approach to the body. Shiva is known for bringing the roots of yoga alive for modern practitioners in creative, dynamic and lifetransforming ways and for offering the synthesis form of prana flow out in the world...

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Sianna Sherman

In 1990, Sianna Sherman began traveling the world to study the art of yoga, and in 1995 met her life-long teacher John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga. In 2001, she met Dr. Douglas Brooks, a world-renowned scholar of Hindu Tantrism, and she began her more formal studies of Tantric philosophy. Sianna is internationally recognized as one of the most senior teachers within 17 the Anusara Yoga tradition, and in 2008, Yoga Journal chose Sianna as one of 21 Young Talented Young Teachers to Shape the F..

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Suzanne Sterling

Suzanne is an ecstatic vocalist and composer whose devotional music has been called a "groove-loving and seductive journey into Spirit". She brings a special blend of yoga, music and sacred ceremony to conferences and festivals worldwide. Suzanne is a co-founder of Off the Mat, Into the World, a project offering nationwide training programs combining yoga and sustainable activism and is one of the Seva Challenge trip leaders...

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Tari Prinster

Tari Prinster is a cancer survivor and yoga teacher who developed a tailored yoga methodology based her own personal journey through surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation and their side effects. She was able to strength her body, improve her recovery time and overall well being. Tari then refined this approach in the cancer community for the past 10 years through her weekly NYC classes, teacher training and retreats. Previously, she was Director and Principle Teacher of OM Yoga Women Cancer Surv..

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Vicki Noble

Vicki Noble is a feminist shamanic healer, author, scholar and wisdom teacher. She teaches in the Women’s Spirituality Masters Program at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology (ITP) in Palo Alto, sees private clients for astrology readings and healing sessions, and facilitates private tutorials for women in shamanic healing arts and Goddess spirituality. In her teaching she combines Buddhism, feminism, yoga, art, shamanism, and Goddess worship with a special focus on the female lineag..

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