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
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
Bikram Choudhury’s fitness revolution brought a yoga boom to America. But his guru status enabled increasingly dark behavior. Julia Lowrie Henderson delves deep into the complicated world of Bikram Yoga. Content warning: rape