Soldiers of Beauty and Soulfulness. Robert Sturman Photography.

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on Oct 4, 2011
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The following selection of works were created with three immensely gifted yoginis (Megan Marie, Bernadette Birney and Jen Weaver) by a pond, in a forest grove somewhere in Conneticut…. Robert Sturman.


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12 Responses to “Soldiers of Beauty and Soulfulness. Robert Sturman Photography.”

  1. Louise Domenitz says:

    exceptional beauty and strength and grace in every photo of these exceptional yoginis!

  2. What a ridiculous honor and thrill to get to work with such an incredible, inspiring artist!

  3. yogi tobye says:

    Looking good there Bernie!

  4. yogi tobye says:

    Sorry, I'm using the irish nickname for ya 🙂

  5. Wow! I think these were shot near my house…that bench looks familiar…I think I've been running near there. Beautiful!

  6. Sara L says:

    Yay, I love looking at beautiful women! :)) This is gorgeous.

  7. Lots of people call me Bernie, Tobye–and thanks! (:

  8. Stunning. Especially the one with the pink dress!

  9. Pat H. says:

    These photos are hauntingly lovely. I love the mood — soort of a cross between the ethereal and Wonder Woman. Makes a person wish she could spend all her time practicing yoga.

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