Yoga Documentaries Brooklyn NY

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New Game Century
1022A Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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(718) 768-1777
316 7TH Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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(718) 965-9775
1111 8th Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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Plaza Video
(718) 596-3171
531 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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(718) 859-7555
1482 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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Crown Heights Video
(718) 245-9448
353 Utica Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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(718) 596-9696
700 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY

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Royal Video Exchange
(718) 622-8770
317 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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(718) 438-4753
122 Ditmas Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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(718) 855-6130
244 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY

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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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