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#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Felipe!

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New teacher feature: Felipe

When one of our original ODD teachers, Brianna, said “I think Felipe and ODD are the perfect fit.”, she wasn’t wrong! Felipe’s classes are not only intelligent, unique, and soulful – but they are a full-on experience. Expect beautiful music (he plays the harmonium), inspirational movement, and a deeper connection to Self. About Felipe “My… Read more »

Get To Know Our Studio Staff!

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We’ve had a lot of changes over this past year including making some new friends on our desk staff. These are the faces you can expect to see (from the eyes up) and which studios you’ll see them at! ✨ Mariah ✨ Echo Park Front Desk & Social Media Manager ABOUT ME: “I grew up… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Thais!

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one down dog dog yoga teacher feature thais

Thais (tie-EEs) has a magnetic energy and will make you feel welcome, included, and seen. She completed the One Down Dog mentorship program with Courtney Sauls, so you can definitely expect theming and intention along with fun and creative movement. About Thais Menendez “My mom took me to my first yoga class at age 18,… Read more »

July Events in Los Angeles– Under $20!

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image of an ice cream cone with the words: LA events July 2021 under $20!

Socialization is back! Seeing our loved ones is good for our nervous system! Enjoying music, food, art, and each other is so healing to bring us out of that fight, flight, or freeze of this last year. As Los Angeles is reopening rapidly here are some affordable LA events to fill your cup and socialize… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Lani Engstrom!

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You might already know Lani! She has been part of the ODDfam since 2016 and we are SO excited to welcome this One Down Dog teacher training alumni to the teaching side of things. Lani (like Annie with an L in front) found yoga in college in Iowa and followed her interest in this full… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Grace Slifkin!

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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 »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Dylan Wallace!

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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 »

#ODDlight Featured Student: Claire Borders!

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Claire showed up with a big YES I AM HERE. In 2015 she signed up for our yoga teacher training and has been an incredibly peaceful and consistent presence since. She’s explored the range of ODD classes over her years, always attentive to what she needs. This year was no different. Showing up for weekly… Read more »

#ODDlight Featured Student: Hector De Haro!

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Hector walks in January 2019 and by March 2019 he was winning yoga challenges and earning a spot in our annual Make Awesome Happen course… and the rest is history! Hector has been showing up for himself and this community with dedication and fire from day one. He tries new classes, was the first On… Read more »

2020 Impact Report: Fundraising

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Fundraisers, donations, and community support has always been foundational at One Down Dog. This year online was no different. You all rallied together to support various causes as well as each other. Check out how much ODD donated, how much you raised, and how many individuals have access to yoga thanks to your dedication and… Read more »