Yoga Documentaries Beaverton OR

Local resource for yoga documentaries in Beaverton, OR. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to yoga documentaries, yoga videos, pilates DVDs, and movies on health and fitness, as well as advice and content on wellness, health, exercise and fitness, and the pilates lifestyle.

FYE
(503) 645-0270
225 NW Town Center Dr
Beaverton, OR
 
FYE
(360) 256-5677
Vancouver Mall 8700 Ne Vancouver Mall Dr
Vancouver, WA
 
Videorama
(503) 796-2825
1136 NW Lovejoy St
Portland, OR

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Video Verite
(503) 445-9902
3956 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR

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Videorama
(503) 247-3433
7522 N Lombard St
Portland, OR

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Suncoast
(503) 288-8797
Lloyd Center 1236 Lloyd Ctr
Portland, OR
 
Impulse Video
(503) 245-8351
6356 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR

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Watch This
(503) 223-1791
916 W Burnside St
Portland, OR

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Video Underground
(503) 238-0852
2715 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR

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Videorama
(503) 231-1181
1990 SE Ladd Ave
Portland, OR

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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 Pilates-Pro.com 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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