Art of Yoga Photography with Robert Sturman

Learn what it takes to make great photographs in just one hour




Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 17:00:00 UTC

If you are unable to attend the live session, a recording of the class will be made available to you 

Robert Sturman


Robert Sturman


A dedicated yoga practitioner, photographer Robert Sturman has increasingly focused on capturing the timeless grace and embodied mindfulness of asana in his work.
His portraits, whether set in the lively streets of Manhattan, the expansive beaches and canyons of Malibu, the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the timeless elegance of Walden's New England, or the bleakness of San Quentin Prison, remind us that there is beauty everywhere.

In Sturman's own words, "I often think of Rumi's words 'I can't stop pointing to the beauty.' That feels right to me." Sturman's honors include Official Artist of the 47th Annual Grammy Awards, 2010 FIFA World Cup Artist Representing America, and Official Artist 2008 United States Olympics. Sturman has been the subject of two separate New York Times articles celebrating his photographs of yoga from around the world.


Learn the formula for how to make strong, clear, powerful and poetic images using yoga as the foundation.

Understand the healing power of photography to reflect back to our subjects that they are beautiful, worthy and significant.

Participants will also learn and truly see how photographs have the power to evolve humanity in a more positive direction and change the world, one mindful click at a time.

Robert shares his mindful approach to creating powerful images celebrating the beautiful art of yoga. He will guide an exploration of his large body of work and how it aims to evolve humanity in a more positive direction and change the world. It’s sure to change your perspective on photography and move you deeply. Participants will learn techniques and tricks to create their own powerful images. Ultimately, they will gain the inspiration to use their cameras from this moment forward mindfully and masterfully. With cameras being a permanent part of our daily life and always in our hands, we might as well do great things with them!
Aspiring models and yogis: Learn what it takes to get great pictures. Photography enthusiasts: Learn about composition, balance, integration of the pose with the environment, connecting with the model, and much more. If you have a phone, you have a camera.

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