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 .Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Yogi Bhajan once said, “the attitude of gratitude is the highest form of yoga.” This Thanksgiving, I want to say thank you to all of you for putting that teaching into an experience.Read More
Our pose breakdown of the week is Vasisthasana, side plank!
You might want to say plank you, next to this pose because of how physically engaged every muscle in your body has to be to hold your hips up high. But you would be missing out on this “most excellent” pose which is what Vasistha literally translates to!Read More