From the busy streets of Manhattan to the dusty slums of Kenya, Yogawoman is uncovering a global phenomenon that has changed the face of yoga forever!
Join the Lowell Film Collaborative as we partner with Lowell’s Sangha Yoga Collective for a special film event in commemoration of Lowell Women’s Week! On Thursday, March 7 @ 6:30PM, we’re proud to present the acclaimed documentary Yogawoman, a worldwide celebration of the human spirit, the global practice of Yoga, and how women are impacting others through Yoga practice, instruction, and mentoring. Narrated by Oscar-nominee and acclaimed actress Annette Bening, this uplifting documentary film is a must-see!
Date/Time • Thursday, March 7 @ 6:30PM
Venue • Lowell Telecommunications Corporation (LTC), 246 Market Street
Admission • Suggested Donation – $7.00
[Your generous donation helps US support the artists who produced this film!]
Everyone is invited to a FREE reception at Sangha Yoga Studio following the film screening!
“A firm and warm embrace … ” — New York Times
“A fascinating dip into the gender history of yoga … ” — Variety
Synopsis: Though Yoga was brought to the west from India by a lineage of male teachers, today, there’s a generation of women who are leading the way — they’re strong they’re inspiring, and they’re radically changing peoples lives. A quiet revolution brews in yoga studios, hospitals, and living rooms around the globe: In record numbers, women are discovering their own strength, vitality, peace, and power through yoga. Reclaiming this ancient spiritual path from its traditionally male form, the result is a radical transformation of modern yoga, as we know it.
Led by a new generation of dynamic female teachers, this “new” yoga replaces the male-centered, rigid style with a distinctly feminine practice that honors intuition, family, flow, connection, community, activism, and the cyclical nature of women’s lives.
Yogawoman is a groundbreaking film that captures this fascinating time of awakening female power! > Continue reading