yoga

Too Sweet: Where Hinduism Meets Pro-Wrestling

Transcendence on the Rack: The Yoga of Pain

Stream it: 'Kumaré: The True Story of a False Prophet'

I caught the documentary "Kumaré" on Netflix last night and found it overall a fascinating look at gurus and spiritual leaders. See, the whole gimmick at first sounds like a Sacha Baron Cohen bit: American filmmaker Vikram Gandhi recreates himself as a fake Indian guru and begins to amass a following in Phoenix, AZ. While the film does have a little fun with the concept, it eventually morphs into something bigger. Vikram's essentially making it all up as he goes along, but he finds himself doing actual good in his followers' lives. He realizes the relationships he forged as the fictitious Sri Kumaré are deeper and more genuine than most of his real-life bonds.

Blow Your Mind: Yoga, Sex, Magic

Sure, you're no stranger to yoga, but how much do you know about its ancient origins in magical ritual and tantric sex?We recorded an entire episode about the science of yoga, but yoga's rich religious, sexual and magical history was just too fascinating to ignore.

Blow Your Mind: The Science of Downward Dog

About 20 million people in the U.S. practice some form of yoga -- including Julie and me. We've mentioned it quite a bit in past episodes, so it felt like high time that we actually did an episode on this thing that improves our lives. It might just improve yours as well.