On Friday The New York Times revealed an article portray the CorePower Yoga chain as a corporate machine that preys on college students to increase income. According to The Times, the Denver, Colorado–based mostly yoga firm is at present dealing with a federal lawsuit (it’s fourth to date) from academics who argue CorePower pays them lower than minimal wage due to off-the-clock mandated work resembling designing yoga sequences and music playlists.
“The CorePower method has been to take practices common at indie and community studios and turn them into profit engines. It has harnessed the spiritual traditions of yoga similarly,” wrote The Times. The article additionally alleges that sources say they felt misled about the objective, value, or size of CorePower instructor training—or felt pressured to mislead others.
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