Yoga Documentaries Buffalo NY

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88 Video
(716) 826-8888
2255 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY

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Invasion Entertainment
(716) 648-9236
5465 Country Club Ln
Hamburg, NY

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FYE
(315) 797-0503
Sangertown Square 1 Sangertown Square
New Hartford, NY
 
FYE
(315) 652-7287
Great Northern Mall 4081 State Route 31
Clay, NY
 
Game Players Unltd
(585) 637-8370
45 N Main St
Brockport, NY

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Blockbuster Video
(716) 743-1398
890 Young St
Tonawanda, NY

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FYE
(518) 561-7078
Champlain Centres 60 Smithfield Boulevard
Plattsburgh, NY
 
FYE
(315) 425-9801
Carousel Center 9854 Carousel Center
Syracuse, NY
 
Century Video Hi-Fi
(212) 695-1658
105 W 30TH St
New York, NY

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Captain Video
(845) 359-4325
42 Orangetown Shpg. Ctr.
Orangeburg, 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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