Illuminate Film Festival

Sedona is an inspiring host city for the third annual Illuminate Film Festival, focused on spiritual, transformational, and conscious cinema.

The festival for film lovers and filmmakers includes screenings, parties, panel discussions, workshops, and more. Check out premieres, docs, shorts, and features such as Maya Angelou and Still I Rise; […]

By | May 11th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Love Thy Nature film review

Love Thy Nature film demonstrates how we can connect with the power and beauty of the natural world.

Love Thy Nature opens with a quote from Rumi, “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the Earth.” This documentary reminds you of just how […]

By | May 4th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Sand Storm

Sundance Film Festival international feature Sand Storm is set in an Israeli Bedouin community.

Media depictions of underrepresented communities don’t get much scarcer than films about native peoples, wherever they reside. The Israeli drama Sand Storm, which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and focuses on the domestic crisis of a contemporary […]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Film|0 Comments

When Two Worlds Collide

Sundance Film Festival’s When Two Worlds Collide won the World Cinema documentary special jury award for best debut feature.

Conflicts over natural resources in the Amazon region have intensified in the past few decades, with indigenous peoples often facing encroachment of their ancestral lands from logging, mining, oil production and hydro dam […]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Film|0 Comments

The Land of the Enlightened

The Land of the Enlightened won a World Cinema special jury award for best cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival.

The history of Afghanistan has been punctuated by a succession of invasions from the era of Genghis Khan right up until the present day. The occupation by American and coalition forces beginning […]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Embrace of the Serpent

Embrace of the Serpent was the recipient of the 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at the recent Sundance Film Festival.

As Colombia’s submission for the Best Foreign Language film Oscar, The Embrace of the Serpent surprised awards-watchers when it […]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Newsletter December 3, 2015 “Superfoods, Self-Reflection & Ayurvedic Self-Care”

December 3, 2015

E-News from LA YOGA Ayurveda and Health Magazine

December 2015 | ISSUE 290

By | December 3rd, 2015|Weekly Newsletter Archives|0 Comments

Bleeding Heart film review

Jessica Biel stars in Diane Bell’s latest film Bleeding Heart.

Written and directed by Diane Bell.

It’s refreshing to have the practice of yoga featured prominently in the storyline of a film. Pitting the peacefulness of yoga against violence and greed, the film Bleeding Heart asks: How far will a good-hearted […]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Film|0 Comments

Awake: The Life of Yogananda book review

Awake: The Life of Yoganada has released a companion book with rare images, quotes, and interviews from the inspirational film.

More than a year after its theatrical release, the record-breaking film Awake: The Life of Yogananda is available on DVD (it is currently the top documentary on Amazon) and has just been released on […]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Newsletter November 24, 2015 “Practice Gratitude for Thanksgiving”

November 24, 2015

E-News from LA YOGA Ayurveda and Health Magazine

November 2015 | ISSUE 289

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