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Downward Dog: Dog Yoga

1 MIN READ • 2nd December 2021
Health and Wellbeing by Health and Wellbeing

We’ve all been guilty of showing that Labrador puppy passing on the street a little too much attention, and as a nation we just can’t get enough of our cuddly canines, but does the term ‘man’s best friend’ extend to our workout spaces? Taking your dog to yoga is a trend taking the nation by storm – providing wellness benefits as well as the perfect doggydaycare solution to your gym trip. It really is giving puppy training a whole new meaning!

So, what’s it like? We’re pretty sure that our own playful pups would be too restless to get involved, especially with the calming principles which yoga is founded on, but apparently it’s a barking success! The moves are the same, but dog yoga – or ‘doga’ – involves associating yourself with your pet and their surrounding pack.

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