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UpDog Mission

To provide unparalleled levels of Yoga instruction and stress reduction in a calm, peaceful, safe and beautiful environment.

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See below for our Schedule of Classes. Note location of each class for either Rochester ("UpDog Yoga") or Sterling Heights ("UpDog Yoga Sterling"). Click on the filter icon to narrow or expand your view by day/week/location:

To view complete descriptions of class types and schedule by individual studio location, go to the "Classes" menu bar at very top left of this page.


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Current Special Savings Offers, Workshops, Events and more...


RYT200 Fall Yoga Teacher Training


Fall 2019 Teacher Training begins October 6, 2019. Training takes place on Sundays, Oct. 6, 2019 through January 12, 2020. All you need is a desire to teach the change you want to see! UpDog School For Yoga can help you begin an open-hearted journey to becoming a Yoga Instructor as you learn how to share what you love with others – it’s the best thing you’ll ever do!

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Also visit the Teacher Training page

Call or email Jill: 248.608.6668



Kids Yoga Teacher Training presented by NEXT GENERATION YOGA, a Yoga Alliance approved international leader in Kids Teacher Training certification. This 25 hr. weekend training program September 13-15 is open to parents, educators, Yoga instructors - anyone interested in learning how to teach Yoga to children. Save 50% off tuition if you are a full-time school employee or student!

CLICK THIS LINK TO LEARN MORE AND TO BEGIN YOUR ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 13-15: https://nextgenerationyoga.com/product/september-13th-15th-2019-8-13-yr-olds/


• a PARENT who would like to turn your Yoga practice into a family affair?

• an EDUCATOR in the public, private or home school sectors in need of fresh ideas that will support your students' learning?

• a CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST, THERAPIST OR PEDIATRIC PROFESSIONAL wishing to enrich your treatment with the positive effects of Yoga?

• a YOGA INSTRUCTOR or ENTHUSIAST who loves children?

...then the NGY Teacher Training™ presented by UpDog Yoga is for YOU!

Discover the non-stop fun of Yoga with kids! Join the thousands of yogis who have been certified by Next Generation Yoga® and learn how to teach Kids Yoga to 8-13 year olds.

The demand for Kids Yoga classes is on the rise! More and more, Yoga studios, schools, community centers and families around the globe are adding children’s yoga classes to their daily schedules. There is a significant difference between teaching adults and kids and it is essential that teachers undergo the appropriate studies with a qualified, reputable, substantial training.

This 25-hour intensive provides a comprehensive, hands-on exploration of unique NGY methods for combining the ancient practice of Yoga with the playful nature of children. Age-appropriate poses, thematic classes, child development principles and behavior management techniques are sure to fill your Yoga bag with proven practices for developing meaningful Yoga experiences with children.

The 25-hr Kids Teacher Training is a full weekend immersion Friday, Sept. 13 - Sunday, Sept 15, 2019 at the UpDog-Rochester School For Yoga. Upon completion of your NGY Teacher Training, you will receive a graduation certificate and be ready to teach Yoga to 8-13 yr. olds.

Program Cost: $695 + $85 REGISTRATION FEE

  • $100 off if you register by 8/13/19
  • $100 off if you are a graduate of a past NGY TT
  • 50% off if you are a current full-time school employee or full-time student (not to be combined with other discounts)
  • Payment plans are also available

About Next Generation Yoga: Founded 20 years ago, Next Generation Yoga is a pioneer in the Kids Yoga movement internationally and was the first Yoga studio in the world designed just for Kids. Over those 20 years, NGY has certified over 2,300 teachers in kids yoga specialties and taught over 500,000 kids.

Next Generation Yoga is an approved 95-hour Registered Children’s Yoga School (RCYS) through Yoga Alliance. Yoga Teachers registered with Yoga Alliance as an active 200-hour RYT may continue to earn their specialty designation as a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) by completing Next Generation Yoga’s 95-hour Teacher Training program. This 25-hour NGY Teacher Training for 8-13 yr. olds is one of the courses that contributes to fulfilling the 95-hour registry and can also be applied to YA Continuing Education hours.

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Goat Yoga with UpDog at Westview Orchards & Winery - Only 3 More Wednesdays July-Aug!

Join UpDog and Westview Orchards & Winery for our 2019 Summer Season of Adult Goat Yoga and Family Goat Yoga classes - see what all the fun is about. Guaranteed to make you laugh out loud, Goat Yoga is Yoga Therapy!

Pre-register by contacting Westview directly at 586-752-3123 to reserve your spot for any of our upcoming Adult Goat Yoga events July-August on Wednesdays @7PM at Westview Orchards & Winery: 7/24, 8/7 & 8/14.

Adult Goat Yoga Cost: $41.50 per person (includes glass of wine or hard cider). Space is limited and pre-registration with Westview required: 586-752-3123.

We also have KID-friendly Family Goat Yoga for all ages 6 and up on Wednesday, July 31 @7PM - the best family bonding experience you'll have all year!

Family Goat Yoga Cost: $31.50 per person (includes cider and donut). Space is limited and pre-registration with Westview required: 586-752-3123.

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Check out the video and this article about Goat Yoga classes at Westview, courtesy of "Michigan Wine Country" magazine:

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Take A Virtual Video Tour Of UpDog And Explore Our Beautiful Space!

Visit our second location, UpDog Yoga-Sterling Heights!

Take a virtual video tour of UpDog Yoga-Sterling Heights and our 1,000 sq. ft. practice room located at 13911 19-Mile Road with The Float Institute - a zero gravity float & wellness center. NEW STUDENTS: 5 Yoga Classes for only $15!

Check out our Yoga Class schedule: https://www.updogyoga.com/class-schedule-sterling-heights

Call: 586.232.9555

Email: info@updogyoga.com

UpDog Yoga Welcomes YOU!


UpDog Voted "Best Yoga Studio In Metro-Detroit" by WDIV Click-On Detroit

Visit our beautiful space, warm Yoga community and gifted instructors to see WHY!

UpDog Yoga Named 2018 MINDBODY Visionary!

This award recognizes businesses in the health and wellness industry who are supporting their communities.