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Enlighten Up!

Have you heard of Enlighten Up! A Skeptic’s Journey Into the World of Yoga?? Surely by now. We reviewed the yogamentary last year when it toured around popping up on select movie screens across the country. Did it skip your town? Not to worry! The US tour is pretty much over, but now everyone can [...]


Lots of !!!’s Well it’s a mouthful, but let us be the first to wish you a Happy Enlighten Up! Yogamentary DVD Release Day! Why so happy? Because we’re giving away 2 copies! The DVD features the full film plus 50+ mins of bonus footage. Also very exciting is the Q+A with filmmaker Kate Churchill [...]


Hey there! Big news. We’ve been awarded the distinct honor of grilling politely interviewing the stars of the hit yogamentary Enlighten Up! A Skeptic’s Journey Into the World of Yoga (read the YD review). Yes they are allowing us yoyos to unleash our skills of inquiry on filmmaker Kate Churchill and Nick Rosen (the skeptic). [...]


“Do your practice and all is coming.” Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Tons of sympathy and words of kindness are swirling around the virtual yogasphere in honor of Guruji’s life. We spoke yesterday in remembrance of Ashtanga patriarch Pattabhi Jois, and thanks to yogi tweeter @davekennedy for alerting us, we can share with you this heartfelt [...]


Hey New Yorkers, have you made it out to the theatrical premiere of Enlighten Up! yet? (sorry rest of the country, we get first dibs, neener neener). For the cave dwellers unaware, this documentary has garnered lots of hoopla among the yoga community in its telling of a skeptic on a heart of darkness journey [...]


Big news for yoga-on-film… Enlighten Up!, the documentary following a skeptic’s journey through yoga, scored a distribution deal with Balcony Releasing and will open in select theaters starting April 1, 2009 in NYC. Finally, NY gets some love! (hopefully not a cruel April Fools joke). Launching our release, we open in New York City at [...]


We’ll momentarily refrain from commentary while some of you have your first look at the personal documentary Y Yoga: An American Yogic Journey, …Of course, we welcome yours. Meanwhile, we still patiently await news of Enlighten Up! NYC screenings. sigh. Peaceful Warrior Trailer Filmmaker Arthur Klein examines the philosophy and reality of yoga in this compelling documentary. After becoming a [...]


Can one achieve enlightenment by force? Apparently that seems to be the prevailing question after screenings of the yoga film Enlighten Up! this past weekend in Boston. As put by the Boston Globe, “Forget about the organic way that yoga might allow new strength to alight into your life.” Indeed, the article goes on to quote [...]


The new documentary “Enlighten Up!” is getting it’s premiere this Thursday June 12 at the Maui International Film Festival in Hawaii. Unfortunately the pilot of our private plane is on vacation this week or we’d so be there. But if you’re lucky enough to be lazing your days in the Hawaiian sun for the weekend [...]

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