This month, we're sharing bodies of work that inspire critical thinking and awareness in the realms of mind, body, and spirit. From perseverance under pressure to acceptance of past traumas, to diving deep into yogic history and discovering easy healthy dinner hacks, we hope this collection from the team awakens a sense of learning within you!
DOCUMENTARIES & SHOWS
Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator (2019) Documentary
Directed by Eva Orner
"The film first traces how Choudhury built his 'Bikram' empire of hot yoga studios, training celebrities and amassing devotees as America’s favorite yogi. The narrative then turns to the accusations of sexual abuse" -Bilal Qureshi, The NYtimes
Free Solo (2018) Documentary
"This invigorating portrait of the free climber Alex Honnold presents an engaging study of a perfect match between passion and personality."
–Jeannette Catsoulis, The NYtimes
The Midnight Gospel (2020) Series
By Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell
"By combining Ward’s trippy imagery and the forthright metaphysical nature of Trussell’s podcast, the show’s half-hour morsels achieve a rich blend of outlandish animated capers and crucial perspectives on navigating one’s existence." –Joshua Robinson, thrillist.com
The Mind: Explained (2019) Series Produced by Vox Media