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Nashville, TN
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1049 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN
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Goodlettsville, TN

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575 Murfreesboro Rd
Nashville, TN

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(615) 352-4189
5833 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN

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2761 Murfreesboro Rd
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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 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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