A free doga session compliments of Out-U-Go!, pet care experts.

If you’ve been wondering about doing doga, an activity that integrates humans and their dog partners in traditional yoga exercises, you’ve got another opportunity to try a free session this Saturday, February 13, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Lululemon Athletica, 1627 N. Damen, Chicago, 60647.

Becky Solomon, founder of Lakeshore Athletic Club’s “Paws and Flow” class, will lead local pet parents in a free doga session compliments of Out-U-Go!, pet care experts, and Lakeshore Athletic Club, with space donated by lululemon athletica, a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company. Solomon, who has been leading doga classes for three years, will help introduce pets and their parents to the new phenomenon of doga.

The session will be a combination of socialization, stretching, and bonding techniques. Pets and their parents will practice breathing and relaxation while also learning different doga poses and stretches during the hour-long session.

For less patient pets, Out-U-Go! pet specialists will provide complimentary care and outdoor exercise for the dogs while owners enjoy the doga class. All participants and pups will receive Out-U-Go! goodie bags—including a chance to win pet portrait services from Sutton Studios. David Sutton (suttonstudios.com) has a unique style. His beautiful, fine-art, black and white pet photos have been highlighted in newspapers, magazines and television shows across the country.

Lakeshore Athletic Club Illinois Center is located at 211 N. Stetson in downtown Chicago. Paws and Flow Doga takes place monthly, on Saturdays at 12pm. Classes are free to members, and $10 for non-members. Contact Becky Solomon at (312)616-9000 x211 or log onto LSAC.com for more information.

Thanks for the info to Katie Patterson of Out-U-Go! www.outugo.com: Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Chicago, Out-U-Go! provides professional, personalized dog walking and pet sitting services with the ultimate mission to make the world a better place for pets and people. With a focus on its local communities, Out-U-Go! helps support rescue programs and environmentally responsible business practices.
For more info: about the free doga event or to register, call 773-227-1869.
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