Yoga Documentaries Gresham OR

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Suncoast
(503) 288-8797
Lloyd Center 1236 Lloyd Ctr
Portland, OR
 
Vien Done Video & Gifts
(503) 775-3914
8245 SE Division St
Portland, OR

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American Family Video
(360) 835-7310
3536 NE 3rd Ave
Camas, WA

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Great American Video & Esprss
(503) 653-2680
6130 SE King Rd
Portland, OR

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Videorama
(503) 459-4230
5769 NE Columbia Blvd
Portland, OR

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FYE
(360) 256-5677
Vancouver Mall 8700 Ne Vancouver Mall Dr
Vancouver, WA
 
Blue Spot Video
(503) 251-8944
3232 NE 82ND Ave
Portland, OR

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Que Huong Video & Music
(503) 281-1690
7311 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR

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Valentine Video & Collectibles
(503) 505-7111
2037 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR

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Videorama
(503) 231-1181
1990 SE Ladd 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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