St. Louis Park Patch looks back at the biggest stories of the past week.
Every Sunday, St. Louis Park Patch will review the week that was by highlighting five stories that had the community talking. 1) On Monday, St. Louis Park Patch reported on the likely next head coach of the St. Louis Park boys hockey team — Shjon Podein, a 10-year NHL veteran with a Stanley Cup to his name. 2) Also on Monday, freelancer Anne Stych gave you an inside look at "doga." Yes, that is short for "dog yoga." 3) On Tuesday, Patch took a closer look at the impact of the Nestle plant closure in St. Louis Park. 4) On Wednesday, Patch reported on the city's new voluntary "odd-side-only" parking policy. Later in the week, Patch rode along with fire chief Luke Stemmer as he showed why the policy is needed. 5) To round out the week, Patch …
A yoga workout at the Pampered Pooch Playground Sunday incorporated furry friends.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Anne Stych
Monday, January 31, 2011
After 15 minutes of intense socializing, it’s time to get down to business. Half the participants are dressed in spandex and yoga pants, and the other half wear fur, but they’re all here for an intense workout, and it’s time to get started. The furry partners are all ages, shapes, sizes and personalities – some large and mellow, some small and hyper, and their body language indicates that they’re happy to be here, sharing time with their favorite people. They’re panting, wagging their tails, eager to get started. The canines and their owners are attending a "doga" class Sunday at St. Louis Park's Pampered Pooch Playground. Doga is a form of yoga that incorporates ways for dogs to twist, pose and enjoy time with their owners while people …