Yoga Documentaries Cedar Rapids IA

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Mr Movies
(319) 393-2361
4112 Center Point Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Family Video
(319) 373-6951
1055 Linden Dr
Marion, IA

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FYE
(515) 327-5409
Jordan Creek Town Center 101 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
 
FYE
(515) 573-5636
Crossroads Mall 217 South 25th Street
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Family Video
(515) 243-1609
3220 SE 14th St
Des Moines, IA

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Family Video
(319) 247-1264
1531 32nd St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Mr Movies
(319) 665-4070
465 Highway 965 S
North Liberty, IA

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FYE
(712) 274-1720
Southern Hills Mall 4400 Sergeant Road
Sioux City, IA
 
Mr Movies
(319) 372-0565
2328 Avenue L
Fort Madison, IA

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Video Warehouse
(515) 277-6820
5801 Franklin Ave
Des Moines, IA

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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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