Dog lovers can figure out ways to involve their canines in just about every sort of physical activity. Dog lovers and yoga lovers certainly have - with doga. Doga is simply practicing yoga with your dog. According to some doga instructors, doga is beneficial to your pooch because it increases muscle flexibility and decreases stiffness and it helps create a social bond between dog and owner. Some maneuvers common in yoga come naturally to dogs, so doga isn't an activity that is foreign to canines. For instance, the downward facing dog pose in yoga is one actually borrowed from dogs. Dogs will naturally do a stretch where they rest on the front legs and arch their backs. If you're interested in doga, check around - a few yoga studios around the country and some of the major gyms have actually incorporated doga into their programs.