Los Angeles Events & Date Ideas for Summer 2021

The world is out there again! As we start seeing our loved ones, getting outside and going to events – be sure to seek community spaces, small businesses, and support your entertainment venues that have been hit hard in the pandemic. We’ve missed you. What LA date ideas and places excite you? Let us know… Read more »

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ODD Community Impact

Each month we will offer community actions around Los Angeles and reflect on what work we did in the month past. In yoga, this cycle of action and reflection is called Kriya Yoga – the third step is surrender. We do the work and stay out of the results. This is the yoga of action… Read more »

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#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Chioma Nwosu!

Chioma Nwosu is an incredible addition to our teaching team. We feel so lucky! This Nigerian-born Detroit native residing in Los Angeles immediately caught our attention. Chioma merges the gap between science and spirituality; empowering everyone to take control of our own wellbeing. She’s spent over 20 years working with patients in the hospital systems… Read more »

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#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Grace Slifkin!

We met Grace online in 2020! Like many of the online romances in 2020, it’s proven to be solid stuff. Grace is a good listener, big dreamer, and we are LOVING gettin’ down in studio! Successfully turning an online love into an in-person relationship as she teaches in studio. Grace loves lots of types of… Read more »

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#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Dylan Wallace!

We love Dylan! Introduced to us through a fellow friend and student. While the physical practice he thrived at first drew Dylan to yoga it was the wholeness that yoga allows you to feel that kept him coming back. Dylan uses this practice to overcome daily insecurities, it replaced a destructive habit for alcohol and… Read more »

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#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Brandon Scott!

Like most of us, Brandon took his first yoga class as an overworked and anxious student. That was 10 years ago. As a dancer, movement had always been an integral part of his physical and mental well-being. However, yoga offered a safe space, free of judgment, to explore in a way that felt like uncharted… Read more »

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#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Jack Workman!

Meet Jack Workman! Jack makes us LAUGH, it’s the kind of humor that’s wickedly accurate and honest. That’s the kind of teacher we love at One Down Dog. The svadhyaya (self-study) paired with the YA YA’s! This new ODD teacher had his first 200 hr teacher training by age 15, teaching for over 10 years… Read more »

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Yamas & Niyamas: Yoga Practices Off The Mat

Often when someone comes to yoga it is because of asana – the workout or the stretching. That is one very small piece of a yoga practice. In fact, outside of the 8 limbed path, it is only mentioned 3 times in Patanjali’s yoga sutras. Pantajali’s 8 limbs wake us up to our highest potential… Read more »

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