“We love them so, so dearly and at some point we have to let them go. Why not do so with grace, ease and reverence?
Animals touch a special place in our hearts, and there are some beautiful ways to give back to them during their aging and dying time.
Join Sage Lewis of Dancing Porcupine for a touching, heartfelt and informative introduction to animal hospice, and how Tellington TTouch can support this tender transitional time.
You will learn a variety of tangible tips to help care for your animals and care for yourselves through living, aging and dying.”
Join Sage Lewis (Tellington TTouch® Senior Practitioner) on January 15th for this exciting new format of learning and sharing. Enjoy the logical, linear, learning of Online Learning along with the inspiring and adaptive format of small private, LIVE, Zoom sessions.
Sage’s first Interactive class had RAVE reviews and we are excited to offer this format once again.
Here is just one of the amazing pieces of feedback we received from Sage’s last class:
During the class, Sage will be teaching live on Zoom, so all you’ll have to do is have Zoom on your laptop or iPad. The program will be recorded so you’ll have a chance to download the replay up to seven days after the class. And, anyone else is welcome to come from anywhere in the world now, so you can send this along if you’d like.
*Counts as 4 credits toward Certification.
Discover techniques designed to:
✅ Help your dog be their BEST selves!
✅ Enhance your relationship
✅ Learn skills to support well-being and relaxation
✅ Reduce anxiety & fear
✅ Support senior & special need dogs
✅ Develop trust & Communication
✅ Gain new self-care techniques to help with your dog’s transition over the “Rainbow Bridge”
Register and gain access to an extensive, clearly laid out and detailed online course covering the material you would learn in a 3 day hands on session. This course can be done at YOUR OWN PACE, before or after the LIVE sessions.
The LIVE class schedule runs for 6 hours, January 15th, with an hour mid-day break and mid-class breaks. The class is small and allows for individualized advice and attention. Class runs from 9am to 12pm with a break and then 1 to 3pm (PDT).
This course can count towards the Tellington TTouch Practitioner certification program for dogs. It is also suitable for dog guardians who are interested in the method to enhance their relationship. All levels of experience and areas of interest are welcome.
Students will have access to online material to cover at their own pace. The online portion of learning consists of a logical, linear, introduction to the Tellington TTouch Method for Dogs, which can be accessed at any time.
TTouch offers simple, gentle, and effective ways to help your dog become more comfortable, self-controlled, and cooperative.
You will learn how to:
➔ Interpret your dog’s behavior in a non-judgmental way
➔ Notice a dog’s subtle body language for signs of stress or relaxation
➔ Use simple, relaxing body work techniques to support your dog and your relationship
➔ Support your dog to enhance their physical well-being and emotional relaxation
➔ Recognize and acknowledge how your own state of mind will affect your dog
This “Intro” consists of 8 Lessons and 14 topics with over 4 hours of video lectures and demonstrations, designed to give you a good foundation for the Tellington TTouch Method that you can apply in a wide range of interactions.
➡️ Welcome to the Course
➡️ About the Method
- Goals & Overview
➡️ Attitude & Philosophy
- Core Principles
- Staying Grounded
➡️ Observation & Awareness
- What to Look For
- The 5 Fs
➡️ Basics of Bodywork
- Understanding & Refining the TTouches
- Introductory Techniques
➡️ All Wrapped Up: TTouch Body Wraps
- Quarter & Half Wraps
➡️ Change the Posture; Change the Animal – Basic Leash Skills
- Handler Skill Building
- Balance Leash
➡️ Finding Harmony – Loose Leash Tools
- Fit & Function
- Harmony Harness, Leash & Handle
- TTouch Connector
➡️ The Next Steps
This workshop includes:
The online portion of the course is an Introductory course about the Tellington TTouch Method for Dogs and includes:
- 8 Lessons: Each consisting of several specific topics.
- Over 50 “how-to” videos and lectures about each specific concept and exercise
- Easy to follow mind maps
- 24/7 access to all materials
The LIVE interactive portion of the course includes:
- 1 Day of learning in an intimate, supportive, group setting
- 6 hours per day with Sage Lewis, coaching the group to success with their animals and themselves.
- In class assistants co-teaching and supporting the group’s learning and questions.