Doga—and Yes, That's Dog Yoga—Hits Shelby Township

What's Doga you ask? It's dog yoga, of course! And it's being offered at a gym in Shelby Township. Read on to learn more.

If you love yoga and you love dogs, then you’ll be over the moon about Doga.

That’s right, Doga is exactly what it looks and sounds like—the art of yoga, but add the "d" for the dogs. 

Doga instructor Pam Paul of is holding a series of Doga classes at on 23 Mile Road in Shelby Township.

The next class is Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. All dogs and dog-loving yoga enthusiasts welcome.

Paul designed the class for yoga novice to the advanced yogi who would like to have their pet join them in the soothing practice of yoga.

"This is the first Doga class that we have ever taught, and we were amazed
at the results," said Paul, the owner of in Shelby Township.

"I have practiced Doga at home with my pet, but this class was extraordinary," said Mary Vinder, another yoga instructor from Body Images. "The animals took to the soothing environment, and we could see that they really enjoyed being here, with their owners, while practicing the yoga movements."

There is a $15 fee to join the class. Bring a yoga mat and some water if you like—one mat is all you need for you and your pet.

To view a brief Doga session, please visit Bark-A-Bout's Blog at

To sign up for this class, or for more information, call Pet Facility at 586-566-8900. Or you register on-line at www.barkabout.net.  

Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey February 10, 2012 at 06:38 PM
That is something you don't see every day!


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