The SPOTTED DOG BLOG
If it doesn’t CHALLENGE you then it won’t CHANGE you!
We all start off a New Year with all these “Resolutions” that we want to do. Things to better our self, new things we want to try, bad habits we want to drop. But how many of us ACTUALLY stick to these resolutions for the WHOLE year?
Anyone? I’m going to be honest, not me. I am terrible at sticking to anything, even though I know it will do me good in the long run.
So why is it so freaken hard? My conclusion…we get stuck in a rut, we get WAY too comfortable with the way our lives are and we are straight up TERRIFIED of the unknown!
How can we stop this vicious cycle? Seriously, any suggestions would help. But here’s a suggestion to all of you:
This year, practice yoga as if your life depends on it…BECAUSE IT DOES!
Consider that your “best life” happens only when you are present. This is where you have access to love, joy, connection, freedom, empowerment and possibility. This “best life” depends on your commitment to making self care a priority and a necessity, instead of looking at it as a luxury that you may or may not have time for. The life you want DEPENDS on you taking care of yourself. Discover a higher level of presence and access to vitality, power and freedom ON and OFF the mat.
How can you do this? Great question.
Here at Spotted Dog Yoga we have initiated our 2020 CHALLENGE! We have 4 different challenge levels, so there is something for everyone.
“If it doesn’t challenge you, then it won’t change you!”
Stop by the Front Desk for more details and to get your name added to the chart. Challenge enrollment is 100% FREE! So there’s NO EXCUSE.
Need another suggestion on how to get out of this “rut” we call life?
We are less than a week away from the start of this completely REVAMPED program! This program will ask you to get comfortable being UNCOMFORTABLE! Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Let 2020 be the year that you break through the plateau and reach your NEXT LEVEL in your yoga practice and your life.
We have two different program meeting options, Wednesday’s & Sunday’s. Whichever day you pick is the day that you will stick with for the whole program. Wednesday’s begin on January 8th @ 7:30PM and Sunday’s begin on January 12th @ 3:00PM. We hope you will take the plunge and join all the others who are already signed up for this amazing program. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain!
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One of a kind “Yoga & Mindfulness Program” For All Level Students In Folsom, California starting January.
Spotted Dog Yoga in Folsom, California is hosting a one of a kind fitness program that develops mindfulness through the practices and techniques of Baptiste Yoga. The name of the program is “40 Days: Next Level!”
Using Baptiste Yoga methodology participants will create a long lasting & empowering yoga/meditation practice over a 40 day period of time! This program is designed to challenge your personal philosophy and your body so that you can tap unknown resources within yourself.
Why 40 Days?
In forty days, you can shift into a whole new way of living and being!
“According to the Kabbalah, the ancient Jewish mystical text, it takes forty days to ingrain any new way of being into our system” ~Baron Baptiste
In this program, two different groups of students will begin and finish the program together. The group that you are assigned to is determined by which weekly meeting day you choose. The two options are Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm or Sundays from 3:00-4:00pm.
In the weeks in between your group meetings, you will practice yoga, meditate and read through 40 Days To Personal Revolution by Baron Baptiste.
Spotted Dog Yoga is a beautiful facility with great yoga and an amazing staff. The community feeling here is like no other! The people are always friendly, welcoming and genuine.
Join The Spotted Dog Yoga community for a one of a kind program that is guaranteed to enliven your spirit! Wednesdays start January 8th & Sundays start on January 12th. Sign Up!
Summer 2020 Teacher Empowerment Program
Yoga teacher training is not just for people who want to teach yoga classes. Spotted Dog Yoga exists to make transformation possible and Light Up! Teacher Empowerment Program is one of the ways that we fulfill this purpose for others.
This program is for anyone who:
-is looking for a new purpose
-seeks greater confidence in every part of their life
-wants to come out of their shell and embrace their unique gifts
-longs to be a greater contribution to the community
-is ready to step up to a NEW edge and live a more vibrant life
Your teachers, Nick & Katie Clark, have nearly 20 years of combined teaching experience. They have both trained directly with Baron Baptiste, the founder of the style of yoga we teach at Spotted Dog Yoga, and continue to “walk the talk” with their dedication to ongoing continued training and education as students themselves. As a result of their training and experience, Nick & Katie are passionate and steadfast in their belief that this practice WORKS and are committed to making transformation possible for each and every program participant.
THE PROGRAM PROMISE
You will develop the mastery to look, listen, and give tools so that you can teach yoga to ANYBODY. You will leave the training empowered to LIVE yoga in your authentic way AND ready to be at cause for the transformation of others.
UPCOMING PROGRAM DATES FOR SUMMER 2020 SESSION:
Weekend 1: May 1-3
Weekend 2: June 12-14
Weekend 3: June 26-28
Weekend 4: July 10-12
Weekend 5: July 24-26
Weekend 6: August 7-9
TRAINING WEEKEND SCHEDULE
Friday: 5:45pm – 10pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 6pm
Sunday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
*Home study and assignments begin after the first training weekend in May.
Early Bird Tuition (through 1/31/20): $3,000
Payment Plan: $3,500
*Tuition includes unlimited yoga at SDY for the duration of the program, books and other necessary materials.
*A limited number of scholarships are available for each session of our “Light Up” training program. Please email [email protected] for more information and to apply for a scholarship.
Beginners Series Starts This Tuesday October 29
One Month Countdown To Teacher Training
Learn how to teach yoga to anyone! Spotted Dog Yoga’s 200 hour Baptiste Yoga Teacher Training starts October 12th in Folsom, Ca.
Greater Your Good!! Discover your gifts, develop them & apply them in a way that makes a difference for others! Sign up for “LIGHT UP!” Baptiste Yoga Teacher Training today.
People are raving about their experience!
“During yoga training I learned how to live yoga off the mat by implementing the strategies I learned during the training in my everyday life! “ ~Nazanin Rafiee
“I learned the tools to take my practice to another level along with teaching students and helping them do the same. #grateful ” ~Jennifer Cox
“Teacher training at Spotted Dog gave me the tools I needed to lead a more impactful life. I learned how to be a leader in my community as well as be more present with the people close to me. I am forever grateful.” -Dana Pargament
“Teacher training was a powerful experience of growth and expansion. Inquiry generated new perspectives regarding how I experience life on and off the mat. Truly a gift!” ~Kimberly Higgins