PaddlePups

Floating Studio

The FITMAT is a training platform that provides a new, fun, and dynamic way to exercise. Its main feature is its rigidity and ability to float on water, and it can hold more than 400lbs without sacrificing its integrity and can make the most basic exercises challenging. If there is no access to water the FITMAT has an amphibian-like quality with a base attachment that can simulate all the challenges of working out on water. The FITMAT can be used in a one-on-one setting or group setting with up to 10-plus participants.

Unlike any other class you have participated in before! Our BOGAFiT class is done in the pool with our world class BOGA FiTMAT! Our BOGAFiT classes are a unique blend of isometric and plyometric exercises that are designed to keep your core strong while increasing flexibility and functionality.

North Park Pool

BOGAFiT: Amplify your fitness to the next level and leave your comfort zone behind. Challenge your foundation, balance, power and endurance with the instability of the BOGA FiTMat and the unpredictability of the water in this unique class. This all-inclusive, high intensity interval training (HIIT) session will combine cardio, strength, flexibility, and balance into a fun total body workout. We will blend isometric and plyometric exercises like planks, push ups, burpees, lunges, squats, water-climbers and on-board sprints to get the blood pumping. A SUP Yoga cool down will stretch it out and bring you into a state of total bliss before settling down for a sweet sunny savasana. Leave your ego on shore and be prepared to get wet. A portion of your class price is donated to animal shelters and rescue organizations in and around Pittsburgh, PA. Saturday and Sunday mornings 8:30-9:30PM

BOGAYoga Class: Not all yoga classes are created equal. Not all yoga classes have beautiful solid floors and incense. Leave the comfort of your land practice on shore and step into the beauty of a floating studio. The water creates a peaceful atmosphere yet challenges your balance in an entirely different way. You will feel the subtle body awaken and your mind body relationship quickly shift. We will take time to become acquainted with the board by learning how to align your body to evenly distribute weight and create balance. The floating studio provides the perfect setting to let go of the monkey mind and be fully present in the moment. After a short meditation and gentle stretching we will heat things up with sun salutations and a progressive practice where you can challenge yourself and redefine body awareness on an unstable foundation. This practice is meant to be joyful and fun, with options available for all levels and ages. There will be plenty of play time to test out your favorite poses on the water. The practice closes with a seated flow leading you into a blissful floating Savasana. Be prepared to laugh, have fun and test the waters! A portion of your class price is donated to animal shelters and rescue organizations in and around Pittsburgh, PA. Saturday and Sunday mornings 10:00-11:00AM.

BOGA Fusion: Blending the benefits of BOGAFiT and BOGAYoga into one 60 minute total body workout that will focus on elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance! You will leave empowered and feeling strong. The water creates a peaceful atmosphere yet challenges your balance in an entirely different way. You will feel the subtle body awaken and your mind body relationship quickly shift. You will get acquainted with the board by learning how to align your body to evenly distribute weight and create balance. Once acclimated to the unpredictability of the water, we will heat things up with a high intensity interval training (HIIT)/low impact workout to get the blood pumping. This class accessible to everyBODY! A short yoga cooldown and sweet savasana sets everything right for the day!

Wear synthetic quick/dry athletic clothing or swimwear to class and expect to get wet. Bring a towel, a change of clothes and an open mind and we guarantee you will fall in love with floating fitness classes. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the class start time. A portion of your class price is donated to animal shelters and rescue organizations in and around Pittsburgh, PA.

Settlers Cabin Pool

Aqua Yoga: Practice YOGA in the pool using water as support and resistance. This fun filled practice is for everyone and is especially great for those with balance challenges and joint conditions. While providing participants a full body workout, this unique class will develop strength and flexibility. An in-water deep stretch will bring you into a state of total bliss before settling down for a sweet sunny savasana. Note: no yoga experience is required. $15 per class or 5-class pass for $50. Preregistration required. Wednesday and Saturday Mornings 10:00-11:00AM


NORTH PARK LAKE

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga (SUPY) - Leave the comfort of your mat on shore and step into the beauty of a floating studio. This class is designed to introduce students to the unique practice of SUP Yoga. We will take time to become acquainted with the board by learning how to align your body to evenly distribute weight and create balance. The floating studio provides the perfect setting to let go of the monkey mind and be fully present in the moment. (If you are not fully present, you are in the water.) After a short meditation and gentle stretching we will heat things up with sun salutations and a progressive practice where you can challenge yourself and redefine body awareness on an unstable foundation. There will be plenty of play time to test out your favorite poses on the water. Be prepared to laugh, have fun and test the waters! A portion of your class price is donated to animal shelters and rescue organizations in and around Pittsburgh, PA. Classes meet at the Gold Start Pavilion on Lake Shore Drive. Directions

Moonlight Paddleboard Yoga: This all levels practice will take place at the magical time when the sun sets and the moon rises. During the full moon, energy is powerful and intense. It represents the feminine, emotional, creative and nurturing aspects of our lives and creates a surge that enables you to take action on your intentions. Her energy makes for the perfect time to release something that no longer serves you and manifest your dreams into reality. Take part in a sacred cleansing ritual and discover the beauty of nature at night during this mystical yoga class under the glow of the moon. You will be guided through “SUP moon salutations”, a sweet evening yoga practice and a floating meditation as the moonlight dances around you. The glow of the full moon enhances the beauty of these secluded waters and creates a truly memorable experience. 7/8, 7/9, 8/6, 8/7, 9/8, 9/9 $50 each or Bring Your Own Board for $30. Classes meet at the Gold Start Pavilion on Lake Shore Drive. Directions

Sunrise Paddle Tour: Join us for a sunrise paddle tour of North Park Lake and welcome the new day. As the mist rises off the water, we launch from the Gold Star Shelter boat launch and paddle to the Boat House and back. If we are lucky the Blue Heron will grace us with his beauty and glide across the water as the sun pops over the horizon. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy a sunrise paddle board tour with PuppyLove SUP + Yoga to jumpstart your day.

SUP with your PUP - Want to get your furry friend out on the water? This program will get your dog comfortable with the equipment, allow them to practice getting on and off a paddle board or includes our staff assisting you onto the water, as well as accompanying you to ensure your experience is safe and fun. We encourage you to bring treats that you know your dog likes – food and or toys. Previous paddle boarding experience required.
We offer a very thorough training process designed to reduce anxiety, and prepare both pet and owner a successful experience, and the confidence to do it on their own. Pets are often nervous about this new experience, which in most instances ensures that they sit still. There can be many scenarios for how your dog reacts, including going for a swim! The instructor and launch staff are experienced and will help to respond to whatever happens. Keep and open mind, don't be afraid to get wet and let us help you find a new adventure for your furry friend. Limit one pet per paddleboard. Owners must provide an approved pet PFD. Classes meet at the Gold Start Pavilion on Lake Shore Drive. Directions

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Prices and Purchasing

Single Class: $35.00
New Student Special: $20.00 for BOGA FitMat Classes

PACKAGES

4 Class BOGA FitMat Pass: $100.00 ($25.00 per class)
5 Class Aqua Yoga Pass (Settlers Cabin Park only): $50.00

GIFT CERTIFICATES

You can buy your favorite person, your best friend, your boss, your great uncle, or anyone you wish, a gift certificate to our studio. Their present will gift them with whatever they'd like. Just click "Gift Card" and you can chose your own dollar amount. Want something a little special? Email us with your request.

Private and semiprivate instruction upon request.
Private and semiprivate SUP and SIP’s upon request.