Yoga Documentaries Grants Pass OR

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Video World Inc
(541) 471-8888
942 SW 6th St Ste A
Grants Pass, OR

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Mikey's Place Video Rental
(541) 476-4042
150 Merlin Rd
Merlin, OR

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Suncoast
(503) 288-8797
Lloyd Center 1236 Lloyd Ctr
Portland, OR
 
Just In Video
(503) 630-4432
381 S Broadway St
Estacada, OR

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Video Horizons
(503) 325-7310
750 Astor St
Astoria, OR

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Grants Pass Video Mart
(541) 476-6843
114 SW Booth St
Grants Pass, OR

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FYE
(503) 645-0270
225 NW Town Center Dr
Beaverton, OR
 
FYE
(503) 588-8480
1420 Lancaster Dr N
Salem, OR
 
Grants Pass Video Mart
(541) 476-6843
114 SW Booth St
Grants Pass, OR

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Blue Spot Video
(503) 251-8944
3232 NE 82ND 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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