Do you love a good movie that touches your heart? Every yogi should watch these 5 spiritual movies, because they inspire us to make changes in our lives and invite us to shift our perspective.
These movies have a great message or teachings which we can integrate into our daily life or, if you are a yoga teacher, can inspire your classes as well.
The following 5 spiritual movies are the Best I have seen in the last few years, they are visually stunning and have very inspiring interviews and teachings.
All of the following movies can be watched on Netflix and I have also highlighted links to their homepages to find more about their production and story.
Renowned thinkers and spiritualists discuss the icelandic concept of Innsaei, which enables humans to connect through empathy and intuition.
In this vivid documentary, people of all ages and ethnicities reflect on the experiences that unite us, divide us, and above all, make us human
3. AWAKE: THE LIFE OF YOGANANDA
Awake is an award winning documentary which follows the life of the Guru Yagananda, who inspired many in the west with his teachings in the 1920’s. This movie is great, because it shows us that yoga is so much more than an asana practice. It is a practice for the mind, spirit and heart and you will enjoy listening to interviews with people who have been influenced by him, such a Deepak Chopra.
A surfing adventure across 15 countries gives a young boy from kauai an opportunity to widen his horizons and gain a deeper understanding of life.
5. ON YOGA : THE ARCHITECTURE OF PEACE
Based on his book with the same name photographer Michael O’Neill’s visually stunning documentary traces his 10 year journey through the landscapes of yoga.
These movies can inspire us to change perspective and look closer at our own heart’s desires and aspirations. I hope they will touch your heart as much as they have touched mine, please leave a comment below about your favourite, thanks!