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FREE Community Sunset yoga class at Rochester Municipal Park with UpDog Yoga 6:30-7:30pm!! Join us for a free Sunset yoga class in the fresh Outdoors! This 60-minute basic yoga class includes light movement, stretching and a relaxing savasana while tuning into the sights and sounds of nature. Appropriate for all levels - everyone welcome. Meet at the Pavilion just across the walking bridge from the main Park entrance off of Pine Street (Just a 2 minute walk from UpDog). Bring your yoga mat and optional blanket. Free loaner Matt's available on first come, first serve basis. It's a free class so walk-ins are welcome. For more information call 248-608-6668 #freeyogawhaatttt #nice outdooryoga #updogyogami #enjoy

UpDog Yoga is currently the #1 "Best Yoga Studio In Metro-Detroit." We greatly appreciate your support again this year on behalf of the studio and all of the wonderful UpDog instructors to cast your vote for Up dog in the Fitness-Yoga category to help keep us at number one. You can vote as many times as you like your email address per day through July 15th. If this is your first time voting, WDIV ClickOnDetroit will ask you to create an account, but no worries as they do not spam your email. Just follow the simple prompts. Namaste Yogis!! #clickondetroit #updogyogami ##1 #voteforupdog

UpDog Yoga is pleased to announce we will now be offering kids yoga teacher training this fall presented by Next Generation Yoga, a yoga Alliance approved International leader in kids teacher training certification. This 25 hour weekend training program is open to parents, educators, yoga instructors - anyone interested in learning how to teach yoga to Children! Discover the non-stop fun of yoga with kids! Join the thousands of Yogi's who have been certified by Next Generation Yoga and learn how to teach kids yoga to 8 to 13 year olds. Begin your online registration for October 26th through October 28th: https://nextgenerayionyoga.com/.../october-26th-28th-2018-8-.../ this 25 hour kids teacher training is a full weekend immersion at the UpDog Yoga Rochester School for Yoga. This 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. Should you have any additional questions, please contact Charlotte at NGY 225-772-4242 or Jill Rocker at UpDog Yoga 248-608-6668. #ngy #nextgenerationyogateachers #kidsyogateachers #updogyogami #kidsyoga

Certified MELT instructor, Stephanie Howard, presents A MELT hand and foot full treatment accompanied by gentle yoga, including attention to Summer Sports, hot spots, such as forarms, tennis elbow, planter fasciitis and sports grip. Improve your body's ability to restore balance and repair with remarkable, lasting changes. MELT offers natural pain relief, to address the true cause of chronic pain, not just mask symptoms. No prior MELT or yoga experience needed. Bring your yoga mat (or use one of ours) and your water bottle. Will provide use of MELT balls of varying size and intensity for beginners to experienced, which are also available for purchase after class. MELT stands for myofascial energetic length technique. This method is a simple self treatment that reduces chronic pain and helps you stay healthy, youthful and active. Research has revealed the missing link to pain free living which is a balance nervous system and healthy connective tissue. These two components work together to provide your body support and optimal mindbody communication. MELT directly addresses these body systems in a way no other self-treatment can. You'll see and feel results in the first session. Learn how the connective tissue in your hands and feet gets dehydrated, the common aches and pains it can cause, and how to rehydrate this essential system in your body. Learn simple self treatments you can do at home to erase pain and tension in your hands and feet brought on by everyday stress, overused, and age. This simple self treatment can make your whole body feel better and provide relief from neck and low back pain, arthritis, bunions, planter fasciitis and carpal tunnel. For more information and to register please call 248-608-6668 or https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #MELT #painfree

Awaken through dance for women presented by Shaman Teri Sertic. In this intimate Workshop especially for women you will embrace your inner Shakti, awaken your soul, let go of what no longer serves you, and tap into your Divine Soul Purpose. No Dance Experience or Fitness level is required. Dance is a very ancient healing practice used to move energy, celebrate, pray, grieve and just be in motion. This is somatic and shamanic. Dance is the path to embodiment. When you engage the mind, the breath and intention with music and movement, you begin releasing Wells of emotions that are sitting in your body. This will free you up to follow your soul path with Maurice. This time is a Mind Body Spirit space held to connect back check into your body, release blocked energy and feel wildly feminine! You will be led through gentle stretches, very simple dance moves that open up the hips and chuck roast, then we will free dance for a few songs and close in a meditation. During this period, you will dance in your own space, with no one watching, just feeling through the music and letting your body lead the way. Teri Sertic is a gifted Shaman, who has been teaching Awakening and embodiment for over 10 years. She brings forth her passion for living with her healing heart for incredible experiences. To register or for more information call 248-608-6668 or https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #danceandbefree #awaken

Celebrate the June Full Moon at UpDog Yoga-Rochester Tuesday, June 26th with a powerful, creative Native American drumming and meditation session led by Chuck McNabb, gifted medium and spiritual advisor. The drum circle and braces people of all ages and no prior drumming or meditation experience is necessary. Native American drums and rattles of various shapes and sizes will be provided, and feel free to bring your own instruments. Indigenous peoples of the world have for Millenia gathered under the light of the full moon to dance and make music. The beat of the drums brings us in tune with the rhythms of nature to evoke and raise powerful currents of Life Energy. As participants relax, enjoy and explore the music, their natural creativity and curiosity emerges and The rhythms grow and change. Each person is able to express themselves through their individual instrument while simultaneously participating as part of a larger whole for a therapeutic experience- a new voice, a collective voice, emerges as we drum together and just have fun! To register or for more information please call 248-608-6668 or https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #fullmooncelebration #drum

Next Generation yoga kids teacher training certification at UpDog Yoga! UpDog is pleased to announce we will now be offering kids yoga teacher training this fall presented by Next Generation yoga, a yoga Alliance approved International leader in kids teacher training certification. This 25 hour weekend training program is open to parents, educators, yoga instructors - anyone interested in learning how to teach yoga two children! Are you a parent who would like to turn your yoga practice into a family affair? Are you an educator in the public, private or homeschool sectors in need of fresh ideas that will support your students learning? Are you a child psychologist, therapist or pediatric professional wishing to enrich your treatment with the positive effects of yoga? Are you 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! Doing the thousands of Yogi's who have been certified by Next Generation yoga and learn how to teach kids yoga to 8-13 year olds. https://nextgeneration yoga.com/product/october-26th-28th-2018-8-13-yr-olds/ #updogyogami #teachkidsyoga #nextgenerationyogateachers

One spot open for Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga Sunday June 24th 11am-12pm at Stony Creek Metropark at Stony Creek Metro Park for fun in the Sun. No prior experience required come give SUP a try. SUP is Yoga on a paddleboard in the water. SUP boards are large enough to act as a mat and sturdy enough to support standing on it to practice your postures. Yoga on a SUP brings a whole new perspective to being fully present and in the moment! We paddle out to practice yoga as a group with an UpDog instructor. Once settled in a calm area, we anchor our boards and move as a group from pose to pose in a basic flow. We finish with seeded meditation and shavasana floating on your bored, toes in the water and sun on your skin ahh. For more information or to register please call 248-608-6668 or https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #paddleboardyoga #enjoy #SUP

Breathe free! Dr. Lawrence Bell presents a pranayama (breath) Workshop immersion: Somato Respiratory Integration (SRI) stages 1-9. No prior pranayama or yoga experience required. This Workshop is for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of proper breathing technique in daily life and/or Fitness activities, those suffering from respiratory related issues, and yoga/fitness instructors interested in expanding their Horizons in breath work to earn Yoga Alliance CE credits. Based on Donald Epstein's book " The 12 Stages of Healing," SRI exercises are designed to help the brain to reconnect with the body and its experience. The goal of SRI is to help an individual develop lifetime skills, safety, strength, wisdom and love in relationship to the experience of his or her body, it's vibration, structure, and energy. Through connecting a person's breath, touch, focused movement, and attention, they are able to experience the body more fully and instantly shift their state of consciousness to one that supports trust for the body mind and their life experience. In this full day immersion Workshop from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., participants will take a guided Journey, immersing Into the Heart of each of the 12 stages of SRI. This is an entirely experiential Workshop ( no lecture, limited demonstrations only when needed). For more information and to register please call 248-608-6668 or www.updogyoga.com/workshops #updogyogami #breathe

Learn about the benefits of myofascial release, or foam rolling, to release muscle tightness and trigger points - healthy tissue should not be painful! Foam rolling has been used by professional athletes, coaches and therapist as one of the best advances in exercise and rehab and is a beneficial everyday practice for people at all levels of Fitness to help restore your body to maintain a flexible, active and pain-free lifestyle. In this Workshop, Stephanie will teach you how to safely and effectively Target all the major muscle/ fasha groups in the body from head to toe. Specific foam roller sequences will Target common trouble spots from your neck and shoulders, to lower back and hips, all the way down to legs and Toes. Rollaway tension, stress and congestion and improve alignment and supplements in your body! This Workshop can benefit Yogi's, Runners, gym-goers and athletes looking for a restorative compliment to your workout regime. Benefits of foam rolling include: improved flexibility, increased blood flow to limit soreness and tightness, relief from chronic or acute pain in neck, jaw, back, shoulders, arms, wrist, waist, chest, hips, glutes, quads, hamstrings, inner thighs, lower legs and feet, rehab for an injury that was never resolved, and rebalances your body after working at a desk or driving all day. For more information and to register please call 248-608-6668 or www.updogyoga.com/workshop/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #foamroller #feelgood

FREE Community Sunset Yoga class at Rochester Municipal Park with UpDog! Join one of our instructors at Rochester Municipal Park for a free Sunset yoga class in the fresh Outdoors! This 60-minute basic yoga class includes light movement, stretching and a relaxing savasana while tuning into the sights and sounds of nature. Appropriate for all levels - Everyone welcome. Meet at the Pavilion just across the walking bridge from the Main Park entrance off of Pine Street (just a two-minute walk from UpDog). Bring your yoga mat and optional blanket. Free loaner mats available on first come, first serve basis. Free class walk-ins welcome for more information or to register call 248-608-6668. #freeyoga #updogyogami #rochesterpark #yogaforlife #woohoo