Yoga Documentaries Topeka KS

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FYE
(785) 271-0946
West Ridge Mall 1801 Southwest Wanamaker Road
Topeka, KS
 
Guilford Street Investments
(785) 862-0200
4732 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS

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FYE
(785) 271-0946
West Ridge Mall 1801 Southwest Wanamaker Road
Topeka, KS
 
FYE
(913) 541-1884
Oak Park Mall 11649 West 95th St.
Overland Park, KS
 
Guilford Street Invstmnt Inc
(785) 235-2122
2315 NW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS

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Guilford Street Invstmnt Inc
(785) 235-2122
2315 NW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS

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Guilford Street Invstmnt Inc
(785) 862-5002
4720 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS

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FYE
(316) 686-5700
Towne East Square 7700 East Kellogg Street
Wichita, KS
 
Twister Video
(785) 421-2910
117 W Main St
Hill City, KS

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Aardvark Video
(620) 331-0102
532 N Penn Ave
Independence, KS

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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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