Yoga Documentaries Champaign IL

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Lovers Playground
(217) 359-8529
33 E Springfield Ave
Champaign, IL

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That's Rentertainment
(217) 384-0977
516 E John St
Champaign, IL

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Family Video
(217) 892-2297
301 E Champaign Ave
Rantoul, IL

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FYE
(815) 223-1943
Peru Mall 1607 36Th St
Peru, IL
 
Saturday Matinee
(618) 628-1026
St. Clair Square 138 Saint Clair Sq
Fairview Heights, IL
 
Family Video
(217) 352-2172
1101 N Mattis Ave
Champaign, IL

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Lovers Playground
(217) 328-1199
3604 N Cunningham Ave
Urbana, IL

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FYE
(217) 224-6450
Quincy Mall Shopping Center 3243 Quincy Mall
Quincy, IL
 
FYE
(309) 764-3939
SouthPark Mall 4500 16th Street
Moline, IL
 
Family Video
(847) 740-3616
724 W Rollins Rd
Round Lake Beach, IL

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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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