Yoga Documentaries Atlanta GA

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(770) 664-5751
North Point Mall 2208 North Point Circle
Alpharetta, GA
Movie World
(770) 322-1422
5410 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA

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(770) 352-0281
1575 Mount Vernon Rd
Atlanta, GA

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Video 2-C
(770) 960-9300
6319 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow, GA

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Screenplay Video
(770) 921-2999
4805 Lawrenceville Hwy NW Ste 401
Lilburn, GA

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Cinema Shack
(404) 377-5575
707 E Lake Dr
Decatur, GA

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Video Connections
(770) 455-7414
4639 N Shallowford Rd
Atlanta, GA

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Blockbuster Video
(770) 413-1303
5194 Hwy 78
Stone Mountain, GA

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(770) 300-0401
2105 Nancy Hanks Dr
Norcross, GA

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(770) 472-0063
6811 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA

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Yoga Documentary Examines the Business of Om

Yoga, Inc., a documentary by John PhilpEven if you’re not into yoga, you might want to grab an OM-centric friend and check out Yoga, Inc. , a documentary about the underbelly of the yoga industry, which is screening in San Francisco, New York and New Jersey this summer. The film, which was written, produced and directed by John Philp, takes an in-depth look at the Americanization of the ancient spiritual practice and interviews some of its major players.

Philp provided with a review copy, which I eagerly watched with a Pilates instructor friend. We were both struck by the parallels between what’s happening in the Pilates and yoga industries. The explosion in popularity of the two practices in the West has opened the door for capitalism to rear its head in ways that aren’t always consistent with the ideals of either one.

The similarities are many. In their early days, both disciplines got boosts from the celebrity set. Once it became clear there was money to be made, the intellectual property issues bubbled up—the Pilates industry dealt with its trademark demons a few years back; yoga’s version revolved around Bikram Choudhury’s copyright claim on his hot form of the practice. And each is dealing with whether to impose standards and ethical codes on its teachers, as well as the new phenomenon of chain studios. But yoga also has its unique issues—ever heard of “ competitive yoga ”? And what about the guy in New York who has a store selling...

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