Be a Better Version of You

Our yoga teacher certification and leadership program is more than learning yoga poses. It’s a life-changing deep dive into finding the best version of yourself. Why should you enroll in the Dancing Dogs Yoga Teacher Certification + Leadership Program? Nikkie Swain breaks it down in this touching testimonial.

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Happy 9th Birthday, Dancing Dogs Yoga!

A note from DDY Founder Shelley Lowther: Please join me in wishing a Happy 9th birthday to Dancing Dogs Yoga. Nine years ago on February, 28, 2010, we opened the first DDY and since then, everything has changed. I have met thousands of students, trained hundreds of badass yoga teachers, and seen countless transformations and copious amounts of sweat! Most importantly of all,  Dancing Dogs Yoga has redefined community .

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Drop What You Know

The version of me that exists is the one right now and is ever changing moment to moment. I’m learning to embrace the dynamic of equanimity because when I’m the authority on how I want to feel in this moment, I’m already the expert. No studying required. Holding the power of being your own damn guru is next level epic shit.

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Shelley Lowther
Be Willing to Fall Apart: Kintsukuroi + Transformation

As a philosophy, kintsukuroi treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.  It is similar to the principles of wabi-sabi, or an embracing of the flawed or imperfect.  What if we treated ourselves this way?  What if— instead of beating ourselves up for our mistakes or the times we came apart, we celebrated our undoings and unraveling as part of our beauty? As humans, we are perfectly imperfect after all.

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Seek The Truth: What Is, What Is Not. 

As we look for the answers from the outside of ourselves, our life seems to be hard, or meaningless. We start to think we are worthless, not good enough, useless, powerless, and so on. But what the truth is that we have some challenging life experiences, and certain conditions of ourselves but they don’t define who truly we are. We are beyond all of that.

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