Category: Practice

How to Choose YOUR Best Yoga Mat

FILED UNDER: Practice, Shop

Carmen here– your One Down Dog retail manager and fellow yogi. If you have a regular practice, then it’s time to upgrade from that cheap mat you found at Marshall’s and upgrade to a yoga mat that will support you through every down dog and savasana. Here are 5 important things to consider when choosing… Read more »

Join Our Self-Care Sunday Soundbath (with Reiki!)

FILED UNDER: Community, Practice

Get ready to be transported to another dimension! Sound baths are one of our favorite ways to meditate. Join us at One Down Dog in Echo Park Los Angeles on Sunday, September 26th for a transformational soundbath and reiki experience. Using crystal alchemy bowls and percussion instruments, including a gong tuned to the frequencies of… Read more »

Favorite Pregnancy + Postpartum Resources

FILED UNDER: Community, Life, Practice

This is a long post… because there is SO much to learn from the time pregnancy begins into the next chapter of postpartum you. With anything major in life- it’s best to have a team, support system, and resources by your side. Below are resources for pregnancy and postpartum – instagram accounts, One Down Dog… Read more »

5 Arm Balance Tips– It’s Not as Hard As You Think!

FILED UNDER: Practice

Written by Cindy Godell, Teacher at One Down DogAugust 17, 2021 I remember the first time I experienced an arm balance that wasn’t crow – it was eka pada koundinyasa II. (pictured below 😛) We were about 45 minutes into a class led by the teacher with whom I did my teacher training, and I… Read more »

Top 10 Questions About Yoga Teacher Training

FILED UNDER: Education, Practice
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Hi, I’m Cindy! I manage One Down Dog’s yoga teacher training program and I’m also one of the trainers! The first thing to know about our training is that it is led by a very close group of friends who will welcome you with open arms. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions… Read more »

Attend These August Workshops In-Person or Online!

FILED UNDER: Practice
august workshops, cindy in crow pose

We’re moving our workshops back into the studio with the option to stream them live online! Our instructors will check in to provide guidance and encouragement whether you’re here in person or joining from the comfort of home. In-person participants much show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination. Cost: Attend online for $20 or in person… Read more »

Unlimited Members Bring a Friend For Free in August!

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Just another perk of being an Unlimited Member… bring friends to class for FREE throughout the month of August! This month only bring your FULLY VACCINATED friends to class for free! We are so pumped to have all 3 of our studios open once again and we are excited to see you in class! We are so… Read more »

Yoga Massage Ball Techniques

FILED UNDER: Education, Practice
graphic image that says: how to release tension using massage balls a crash course with Caitlin. Image of woman utilizing yoga tune up balls.

We could all use a few more shoulder rubs, head massages, low back releases, and foot care. Just a few of the many things we can tend to with self-massage balls on a more regular basis from home! These $14 massage balls we sell in the shop are an incredible value for the care you’ll… Read more »

Chakra Connection: An 8 Week Online Intensive

FILED UNDER: Online Yoga, Practice
image of a woman in a yoga pose with the words: 8 week online program chakra intensive led by Essence Wall register by July 1st

Thursdays online via Zoom 5:30-7:30pm PST for 8 weeks starting July 8th Chakra Connection: 8 weeks of fully diving into the Chakra alignment with our body, mind, and spirit. The opening of the Chakras allows for the revealing of higher states of consciousness which leads to the awareness of the Supreme Self. We will journey through… Read more »