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This beautiful creature, was stabbed and found thrown from a car. He only has 3 legs that work. The sweet boy is a very strange mix too. He was named Dark Aloe Bull by my son Ari. Aloe, is a to me, a mix of Bull Mastiff and Beagle. LOL! He has the shortest legs and the longest body. Visit my blog over the years to keep up with his journey with his new family and doga. He was rescued on February 14, 2020. He came into my life as a new love. I was only going to the animal control center to be a foster mom, but I the two of us have fallen in love.
It has been 20 years since I started teaching Doga with my dogs.
I started Doga with my dog Coali in 2001 in New York City.
I was the Director of Yoga for Crunch Fitness, and we turned what I was doing at home, and with my private clients, into a class. We called it Ruff Yoga at that time.
Doga has come a long way. It has become a mainstream class for all dogs across the world. I have personally trained many of the worlds Doga teachers. This is one of the proudest things I have ever done in my life. I believe my purpose in life is to create other doga teachers.
If you are interested in becoming a teacher of yoga for dogs....I am here for you.
My name is Arden. I am my mom's original favorite dog. She tells me that all the time. She says I am her number one. Maybe because I was the only one left...my poor older sister Curli passed away. It was okay first but we are missing her. She was always here for me, and taught me so much about Doga, life, and Mommy. I miss my Curli. Oh dear, I'm being sad...I'm sorry....anyway... I'm Arden and I do make my mom so happy, and we love doing Doga together.
It was hard with my Curli being gone....but then I got a new dog brother Aloe and he is the best. He loves doing doga with us. Aloe is a natural dogini. Then the most amazing thing happened...I got 4 more fur siblings. Cats! First Mommy got an 8 week old girl that my human brother named Mama CooCoo. Mommy headed back to the shelter to take in some fosters but Mama C's sister Frankie and their birth mommy Bali decided to come and live with us forever. Then we tried to foster one more time. Georgie came to us when he was 6 years old. His human passed away. He was another foster fail and lives with us forever. We are working on doga for cats but they aren't too sure about it yet. They like to join us but mostly prefer their own postures. I love my fur siblings!
There is no feeling in the world like the love you feel from a dog that you rescued from a shelter. If you do one thing in your life rescue a dog from a cage in an overcrowded shelter. This is new dog twixie. He was left in his cage for almost a month when his owner died and no one found them. He was down to 20 lb. My son Ari and I fostered Twix for a week and then adopted him Once we met him we fell in love.
We need our dogs, and doga, more than ever
The Premier Episode of The Marie Osmond Show
Coali's last show with Hoda and Kathie Lee
While spending more quality time at home during the pandemic, Jess & Kelly were able to expand their home yoga practices and naturally found their passion for Doga as their dogs consistently joined them on the mat. They found Suzi while on the search to learn more about practicing yoga with their dogs and knew immediately that they wanted to become certified Doga teachers. After studying with Suzi and receiving their certifications, Jess & Kelly founded Dynamic Doga in MD in 2021 and now teach Doga classes out of 2 locations near Baltimore and Annapolis, as well as offering private in person and virtual classes.
Not only have these two amazing inspirational doga teachers impressed me beyond,, but they have become 2 of my really cherished friends.
Ruth Wynne is a 200 RYT Slow Flow, Vinyasa and Certified Ariel Yoga Teacher. British Gal based in Auckland New Zealand. She has been studying with Suzi Teitelman and under the guidance of Kathleen Schubert to become a qualified Doga teacher for Om Doga.
She undertook 100 days of Doga on her instagram page @humblebirdyoga with her much loved Japanese Spitz, Portia. She is also studying Energy Healing for humans and animals and has been working on her 18 yr old cat to relieve his arthritis pain.
She is excited to start classes with Om Doga and help people to connect and bond with their fur babies.
Kathleen Schubert, Co-Founder of Om Doga™ Charitable Trust- New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Kathleen Schubert is a 100 RYT Yin and 200 RYT (Yoga Alliance Registered) Hatha and Restorative Yoga Teacher, American based in New Zealand. Her core classes are Yin, Restorative and Hatha based doga classes. She studied with Suzi Teitelman, the founder of doga in the USA, to become a qualified DOGA (yoga with dogs) instructor. She is also a Reiki master and certified First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand™ practitioner and practitioner of functional medicine for dogs and people alike. Kathleen co-founded along with her husband Rod the charity Om Doga™, benefiting animal and human welfare by dog yoga to help people connect with animals on a deeper level. She provides virtual and in-person doga classes with her Japanese Spitz Willow and Samoyed Jinxy, to help people connect and bond with their special dog which has multiple benefits for body and mind for their owners and dogs. Om Doga™ recently collaborated with Southern Cross Health and Pet Insurance, a national New Zealand insurance provider, on a virtual doga instructional series. They are also collaborating with other animal welfare causes, having most recently taught doga to benefit Pet Refuge, an animal shelter for those escaping domestic violence, and provided online content for Chained Dog Rehabilitation and Rehoming to work with owners of life chained dogs to help improve their lives, and provide the tools so they can become responsible dog owners. Om Doga™ is excited to welcome Ruth Wynne-Capstick, also studying under Suzi Teitelman, to our organization as a doga instructor along with her adorable Japanese Spitz Portia. Kathleen is based in the Bay of Plenty in Papamoa and Ruth is based in Auckland, both on the North Island of New Zealand.
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