Follows the Remnant Fellowship Church and its leader Gwen Shamblin Lara. Exploring Lara’s fame and power as a diet guru and church leader, and truth behind her carefully curated image, detailing the controversial practices of the church. content warnings: body
A story of idealism and desire, of Californian sex communes….and three-hour orgasms Content warnings for sexual assault
As some of the leading lights of the wellness sector face allegations of sexual misconduct, Olivia Petter examines the consequences of cult-like mentalities that have become synonymous with the industry Content warnings: sexual assault mentions.
The boutique fitness phenomenon sold exclusivity with a smile, until a toxic atmosphere and a push for growth brought the whole thing down.
This four-part documentary series follows the story of India Oxenberg’s perilous journey through the dark and criminal world of the notorious self-help-group-turned-sex-slave-cult NXIVM. Content warnings: suicide, rape, sexual assault, torture
This documentary charts the rise and fall of hot yoga founder Bikram Choudhury as his global empire is born and disturbing revelations come to light. content warnings: rape, sexual assault, weight and body image abuse
NXIVM (pronounced “Nexium”) calls itself a humanitarian community. Experts call it a cult. Uncover: Escaping NXIVM is an investigative podcast series about the group, its leader Keith Raniere and one woman’s journey to get out. From CBC Podcasts and CBC News. Content warning: sexual assault