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Gardening with Goat Yoga Goat Poop

Since Goat Yoga is on hold, I figured we’d switch gears. Most of us are holed up in our homes and looking for things to do that will be good for our heads. I’m going to start posting about growing my own food for the first time in my life as well as cooking! I’m […]

Goat Therapy

The happy distractions and joy provided by goats helped Original Goat Yoga’s founder cope with difficult times  Unexpectedly, goats were also the reason for goat yoga’s surprising longevity. The naysayers that predicted goat yoga would be a fad on par with pet rocks and mood rings have been more quiet after several years of goat […]

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Dear Goat Yogi’s: With the growing public health concern about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to assure you that our main concern is for the health and safety of our participants, staff, and their families. We are watching closely and monitoring CDC guidelines to ensure we are following all protocol and prevention recommendations regarding […]

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New research from an interdisciplinary Cornell team has found that as little as 10 minutes in a natural setting can help college students feel happier and lessen the effects of both physical and mental stress. The research, published Jan. 14 in Frontiers in Psychology, is part of a larger examination of “nature therapy” and aims to […]

Original Goat Yoga Private Events

Between lavish bachelorette parties and multi-day wedding celebrations, it’s easy to forget about the customary bridal shower. And while the typical bridal shower is hardly as exciting as the rest of the wedding festivities, there are ways to liven things up so the main event isn’t opening presents at your future mother-in-law’s house. Whether you’re a beaming bride or […]

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From ‘rewilding yourself’ with wolves to yoga with goats, these upstate New York retreats use animals to help us connect with ourselves In 2017, Sharon Boustani and her husband received a gift from their children: two baby Nigerian dwarf goats. One week later, they already knew that two wasn’t enough. They filled their upstate New […]

Lainey Morse Founder of Goat Yoga

Growing up, I had a good understanding of the value of money. My middle class parents always made my family feel we would never go without. They also instilled in me that it takes hard work to make money. It was this combination that led me to believe that if I work hard enough at […]

The first goat yoga class

MEET THE OREGON FARM THAT SPECIALIZES IN GOAT YOGA Teaching goats to do yoga would be a feat. I imagine it would be a bit of a cash cow, also, with farmers lining up to get limber and relaxed goats. But at the Oregon farm that offers goat yoga classes, it’s not the goats exercising […]

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Bored of barbells? Sick of sprints? Pounding the treadmill in the gym day after day isn’t for everyone, especially in January where the real workout is jostling for a coveted position on the equipment or in a class. With so many of us vowing to up our fitness game at this time of year, getting […]

Goat Yoga in Entrepreneur Magazine

Yoga is a lifestyle today and it is being incorporated into fitness in forms such as basketball yoga and even goat yoga (yes, you read that right!). The market for yoga has also increased almost thrice to its original size in the last four years. READ MORE