Yoga Documentaries South Bend IN

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Family Video
(574) 287-7440
1615 Portage Ave
South Bend, IN

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Family Video
(574) 243-1539
51522 Indiana State Route 933
South Bend, IN

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Family Video
(574) 243-9840
5714 N Main St
Mishawaka, IN

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Family Video
(269) 687-8453
715 W Chicago Rd
Niles, MI

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FYE
(317) 849-0219
Castleton Square 6020 82nd Sreet East
Indianapolis, IN
 
Blockbuster Video
(574) 231-9186
906 Erskine Plz
South Bend, IN

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Family Videos
(574) 243-1539
51522 US 31-33
South Bend, IN

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Family Video
(574) 257-4480
520 N Bittersweet Rd
Mishawaka, IN

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Family Video
(574) 266-9591
1126 Johnson St
Elkhart, IN

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FYE
(317) 887-0191
Greenwood Park Mall 1251 US Highway 31 North
Greenwood, IN
 
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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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