Four Paw Fusion Yoga - 12 Minute K9 Workout (2015)

Four Paw Fusion Yoga® is a dog specific yoga technique developed by Chris Ott and Frankie Joiris consisting of physical and mental disciplines, postures and focusing exercises for attaining control of both the canine body and mind. The program can be adapted to all dogs of any age.

Category: Health
Level: Open to All
Class Length: 6 weeks
Start Date: January 19, 2015
Registration Closed: February 2, 2015

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: 15 ($198)
Number of Auditing Spots: unlimited ($125)
Number of Observing Spots: unlimited ($85)

Course Description

Four Paw Fusion Yoga - 12 Minute K9 Workout (2015) :: Chris Ott & Frankie Joiris

Four Paw Fusion Yoga® is a dog specific yoga technique developed by Chris Ott and Frankie Joiris consisting of physical and mental disciplines, postures and focusing exercises for attaining control of both the canine body and mind. The program can be adapted to all dogs of any age:

  • core strengthening
  • body awareness
  • injury prevention
  • mental stability & relieve anxiety
  • post-surgery rehabilitation
  • active recovery
  • increased flexibility
  • overall body maintenance
  • confidence building
  • improved performance
  • impulse control
  • increased focus
  • and much more

The Four Paw Fusion Yoga® 12 Minute K9 Workout program is specifically designed to produce maximum results in a minimal amount of time – perfect for conditioning one dog or multiple dogs and for handlers with hectic and busy schedules with minimal time for conditioning their dogs. The Four Paw Fusion Yoga® 12 Minute K9 Workout is a perfect time saver offering a full and complete workout in as little as 12 minutes!

The program was designed to easily guide dogs through specific canine yoga positions, targeting muscle groups used and injured most frequently by dogs in competitive sports. This program is perfect for all dogs regardless of size or structure. Developed in conjunction with world leaders in canine rehabilitation, muscle strengthening and core development, the Four Paw Fusion Yoga® 12 Minute K9 Workout program combines customized canine yoga positions into routines and blending poses together to create smooth, flowing and completely holistic workouts.

Four Paw Fusion Yoga® utilizes olfactory stimulation, harmonic resonance and therapeutic touch to create a complete state of relaxation for the very best exercise results. Exercise balls, peanuts, balance discs and more can be added for teams that wish to increase the intensity of any part of the workout.

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Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Categories:

Health


Level:

Open to All


Course Length:

6 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)

Course Structure:

  • Video lessons each week and students post their videos for feedback.
  • Questions answered and feedback on each assignment from instructor in the class forum.
  • Discussion with other students (working and auditing) in the Class Forum as well as access to the general AU
    forums.
  • Access to Class Chat
  • Access to Faculty Office Hours

Equipment needed:

  • (working participants only): Balance Disks

Space needed:

  • 5' x 10' Comfortable Area

Office Hours:

Yes, TBD



Course Participation & Tuition Levels

Type of participation:

  • Working (posts responses to written assignments, posts videos of sequences, gets instructor feedback to all of these as well as answers to any questions posted, can actively participate in forum, chat and office) Limit: 15
  • Auditing (can view and read all videos/assignments/posts from instructor and working students, will get instructor answers to course-specific questions posted, can actively participate in class forum, chat and office hours) Limit: Unlimited
  • Observing (can view and read all videos/assignments/posts from instructor and working students in documents, links, forum and chat but do not participate in class forum, chat and office hours other than to read instructor, worker and auditor posts). Limit: Unlimited

Tuition:

  • Working: $198 USD
  • Auditing: $125 USD
  • Observing: $85 USD