40 Days To Personal Revolution September 5th

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Baron Baptiste is one of the World’s most beloved Master Yoga Teachers and created the style of yoga that we practice at Spotted Dog Yoga! His teachings inspire us to transform more than body and mind in 40 DAYS TO PERSONAL REVOLUTION…he give us the tools we need to set yourselves free and live the healthful live we’ve always imagined. Through the program you will create a whole new way of being and living!

The impact of our yoga practice can be far greater than just an amazing workout. The same things that we work through on our yoga mats are present in our daily life, we just don’t always make the connection. Consider 40 DAYS TO PERSONAL REVOLUTION your chance to delve into the true power of this yoga practice and create the life you’ve always imagined!

Co-Founders of Spotted Dog Yoga, Nick and Katie Clark, will be leading 40 DAYS TO PERSONAL REVOLUTION. Nick and Katie have been training with Baron Baptiste since 2010. Training with Baron has not only helped them develop their skills as yoga teachers, but has made a significant impact in all areas of their life together. Nick is currently working on his Tier 3 Baptiste certification and serves as a member of the Baptiste Institute certification board, helping to certify teachers all over the world. Katie is currently enrolled in the Baptiste Institutes “Fit To Lead” program is in the process of completing her Tier 2 Baptiste certification.

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PROGRAM COMMITMENT:
We meet weekly on TUESDAY EVENINGS FROM 7:30-8:30PM during the program to do inquiry and create community connection. You will also set a goal for your weekly yoga practice and commit to “Homework” consisting of meditation, reading and journaling.
SPECIAL WORKSHOPS:
THESE WORKSHOPS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BUT FREE FOR “40 DAYS” PARTICIPANTS! MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
PROGRAM INVESTMENT:
THE “40 DAYS” ENROLLMENT FEE IS $40 WITHOUT A BOOK AND $60 WITH A BOOK. YOUR YOGA CLASSES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS ENROLLMENT FEE. ASK AT THE FRONT DESK TO FIND THE BEST PAYMENT OPTION TO SUIT YOUR WEEKLY YOGA CLASS NEEDS!
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THE POWER OF THE MORNING…

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From Monday June 19th to Sunday June 25th the Spotted Dog Yoga community will participate in the “Good Morning Sunshine Challenge! During the week, students will commit to doing as many “early bird” yoga classes as possible. This challenge gets people out of their normal routine and shows them the power of waking up and doing yoga first thing in the morning! The promise of this challenge is that it will bring SDY students a renewed sense of vitality, power and freedom in their bodies and lives! 

Spotted Dog Yoga is a Baptiste Yoga Affiliate studio in Folsom, CA. Our style of teaching is derived directly from the the methodology and teachings of Baron Baptiste and the Baptiste Yoga Institute. For more than 25 years Baron Baptiste has devoted his life to creating and sharing transformational yoga practices and programs. He shares the Baptiste Yoga methodology through workshops, books, yoga teacher trainings and his continued work with non-profit organizations.

In Baron’s book “40 Days To Personal Revolution” he speaks to the power of practicing yoga in the early morning…

“It is best to practice first thing in the morning, before eating, because your mind and body are free from clutter and therefore more impressionable than at an other time during the day!  It is a wonderful way to set the tone of your day. Plus, if you don’t get it in the morning, you very likely won’t do it later as you get caught up in your day. The discipline of getting up just a little bit earlier each day will soon prove to be golden to you, as the power of the morning is invaluable.”

Spotted Dog Yoga exists to inspire students who are willing to do the work to unlock their greatest potential. This program has been set up for YOU to do just that…all you have to do is sign up and show up!

Sign up NOW and get ready for a transformational week at Spotted Dog Yoga.

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“Give Up the Need to Know” by Emily Kendall

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 The 40 Days to Personal Revolution Program is about to start and I am SO excited. I love this program; gaining a deeper understanding of yoga philosophy, learning and exploring the new habits and practices related to my diet and stress management, not to mention the enhanced camaraderie around the studio! It has changed my life in so many positive ways.
“I don’t have enough time – how can I?” Of course, there is that voice! That one in the back of my head. Typically it doesn’t have anything good to say. You know the one. It creeps into thoughts and says, “You don’t have time for that!” “You aren’t going to make all the meetings, so how can you really succeed?”
During the last 40 Days Program I almost didn’t participate due to business travel for work. The energy was building at the studio with excitement and I was going to sit this one out. The thought of not being 100% available made me feel like a failure, even before the program started.
“Give up the need to know.” A sign I interacted with almost daily after my yoga practice – posted on the exit door of the PLAY HARD room at Spotted Dog Yoga (SDY). This idea was a foreign philosophy. I have spent my nearly 40 years on this earth collecting ALL and everything I can. And I love planning, planning my day, planning my week, planning anything and everything. This sign challenged me, challenged my life long belief to know, to know ALL I possibly can.
Fellow yogis were talking more and more about the upcoming 40 Days Program. I was frustrated, I wanted to sign up too…but how? How can I make it all work? I can’t figure it all out! I can’t plan every detail. Suddenly it hit me like a ton of yoga blocks! I was scared that I wouldn’t be able to participate and commit to my fullest because life was too busy. I was willing to give up without even trying. I couldn’t control where I was going to be and where I was going to eat, I didn’t even want to sign up and see what I could do with my life at this current busy state.
I had to “give up the need to know,” to give up that my participation needed to be all planned out. Suddenly being out of town felt like an opportunity! Yes, I can’t plan for everything but here is a chance to practice. To practice my commitment to self-care even though my schedule is not perfect for it. Life is outside my control and I am going to commit to doing the work with what I have in the present moment.
The perfect time rarely comes when you want it too. Life keeps going – often not as planned.
Yes, travelling and doing the program was challenging at the same time. I missed a meeting and didn’t make it to all the Friday night practices, but I also got to practice at new studios with interesting and fun teachers. The daily meditation practice grounded me in my commitment again and again as a reminder to do the work and balance what I could do with my schedule. The weekly themes gave me new and powerful tools to help me move through any extra unforeseen daily challenges. Plus I had the support of my fellow yogis in this powerful and supportive community at SDY.
It was another life changing experience, I lost weight, tried new recipes, enhanced my yoga practice and shifted my resistance towards meditation. I recommend this program to everyone!
Emily Kendall
Spotted Dog Yoga Teacher

Congratulations “40 Days: Bring It!”

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This week we are celebrating the completion of Spotted Dog Yoga’s very first “40 Days: Bring It!” transformational program. We are proud to recognize all of you that took the plunge and worked your hardest to complete the program!  Spotted Dog Yoga is committed to having two 40 days programs through out the year, so keep your eyes out for the next one! We are now preparing for our assistant program.  “Connect” starts on June 12th and is one weekend long. This program is guaranteed to help you develop a deeper connection to your practice as well as your community! Sign up here!  Keep up the good work and congratulations!!

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