Yes! BarkFit is open to all, and our trainers offer and encourage modifications for participants of all fitness levels. The goal of each class is to help you enjoy working out while spending time with your dog.
No, BarkFit will provide workout mats, yoga blocks, and any other equipment needed to complete the exercises in each class. You may find it helpful to have a towel (for sweat) and a water bottle. We’ll have water bowls on site to make sure the pups stay hydrated, but owners are responsible for bringing treats and waste bags for their dogs.
Yes, dogs must be leashed unless otherwise instructed by a BarkFit trainer. All dogs must be under the control and supervision of their owners at all times.
We may have some off-leash playtime at the end of class, but we suggest bringing a leash you and your dog are both comfortable using for the duration of class. This should be a non-retractable leash that can fit comfortably over the wrist and in your hand.
We suggest bringing a leash you and your dog are both comfortable using for the duration of class. This should be a non-retractable leash that can fit comfortably over the wrist and in your hand. To ensure you’re able to maintain control of your dog throughout the class, we suggest leashes be no longer than six feet in length.
We do not have specific training prerequisites for BarkFit classes. A positive temperament and the energy to complete the classes are the main requirements. Younger dogs and highly active dogs can enjoy the fast pace of our boot camp classes, while senior dogs or dogs who enjoy less intense activity may prefer a yoga class.
Dogs with a history of reactivity to other dogs, humans, or loud noises (e.g., counting or clapping) should not attend. All dogs must be under the control and supervision of their owners at all times.
All owners attending BarkFit must provide current proof of rabies vaccination for their dog.
Aside from the physical and mental stimulation provided by each class, BarkFit offers your dog several unique benefits: