Monique Guimond and Mikhaila Hobbs are growing their Steamboat Springs-based mostly small business, Dogma Canine Coaching, to Frisco.
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Two companies, Dogma Canine Teaching and Bhava Yoga, just lately decided to extend their choices in Summit County, bringing puppy coaching companies and another boutique to towns in the spot.

Dogma Canine obtained its start in Steamboat Springs almost two a long time ago with hopes of offering a holistic tactic to canine training. In Could, the business enterprise programs to extend to Frisco, where it’ll offer you team doggy schooling courses to pet proprietors all over the county.

Operator Mikhaila Hobbs claimed she and her company spouse understood there was a absence of canine instruction providers in Summit County all through the pandemic. Hobbs reached out to a mentor who employed to train canine in the area and was capable to develop a network of contacts from there.



Dogma will commence in May possibly with presenting its team training programs, but Hobbs hopes to broaden further than that once Dogma has the means to employ more trainers. The team courses are 6 weeks lengthy and open to pet dogs that are at the very least 4 months outdated.

Dogma’s trainers are all certified and concentration on acquiring to the root of problems so that pets and their homeowners will have a foundation of new behaviors to develop on.



“We seem at the individual puppy and get to know them actually well, as effectively as the client,” Hobbs said.

Hobbs said local pet trainers at Dogma have been as a result of a certification procedures, such as being accredited as a result of the Certification Council of Qualified Puppy Trainers.

“We have a lot of instruction driving us,” Hobbs stated. “Compared to trainers who are uncertified, we just have a minor little bit far more to provide as much as our educational background.”

Dogma’s group courses are $350 a session. Persons who are interested in taking part can signal up by visiting DogmaCanineTraining.com. Hobbs said the enterprise is also wanting to seek the services of a certified coach in the Frisco region. Interested trainers can get to out at [email protected].

As with Hobbs, Jennie Frank observed herself wanting to extend upon her business, Bhava Yoga, throughout the pandemic. Very last drop, Frank extra a boutique to the yoga studio place located in Principal Road Station in Breckenridge.

At very first, the Bhava Boutique was a way to crank out additional profits whilst regular yoga classes were hard to host for the reason that of COVID-19 restrictions. On the other hand, Frank speedily recognized she had a passion for offering clothes that went over and above just leggings and athletics bras.

The yoga studio operator just lately renovated her room to remodel the entrance lobby into a complete-blown boutique, concentrating generally on modern day women’s clothes. The store also sells other goods like journals, candles and apothecary products — factors all centered all-around the concept of mindfulness.

“Because it’s hooked up to a studio — the studio is the first model — we experimented with to weave that as a result of the retail outlet a tiny bit,” Frank claimed. “It’s about experience great inside and out.”

At first focusing her enterprise on yoga, Frank stated she was astonished to see how much she enjoys vogue and providing women’s outfits. That passion and her ladies-targeted apparel assistance her stand out from huge-box outlets, she stated.

“This is a innovative exertion for me. I really enjoy curating and selecting out apparel and things that I imagine are heading to market perfectly,” she reported. “It’s fulfilling in a total diverse way.”

Frank said she’s hoping to grow her boutique even extra and establish out her online internet site, ShopBhavaBoutique.com. The shop, 505 S. Most important St. in Breckenridge, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays by way of Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.