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No kidding: The new goat yoga craze is selling out classes everywhere from Ohio to Arizona. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the adorable concept—in which participants practice yoga while tiny goats amble around and sometimes cuddle with them, or hop on their backs—was born in Oregon. It was the brainchild of a freelance photographer and farm owner named Lainey Morse, […]

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In November, she quit a corporate job she loved to manage the business full-time. If that sounds like a living encapsulation of the popular Twitter hashtag #FollowYourBliss, perhaps it is, but it’s how Morse has always conducted her life — and how the practice came to exist in the first place. Ten years ago, the […]

How far will this trend go? Well, we’re already seeing goat yoga and cow cuddling — so pretty far! People are paying good money to do downward dog poses while being trod on by baby goats or to lounge in a pasture with their arms around a cow. Physical touch + unconditional love + an […]

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Yoga has long been popular in the health and fitness industry and what could be better than combining it with some of the cutest animals in the world? Yes, it’s true: from horse yoga to dog yoga, it’s possible to incorporate therapy animals into your routine. After all, simply petting animals can release positive hormones, […]

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Its 2020, here are few fitness trends that will define wellness more prominently than others.  2020 brings a new year and a new decade of wellness. Over the last few years, we’ve seen people embrace health and wellness more than ever before, including everything from mainstays like running and weight training, team-based exercises, Zumba, Aerobics, HIIT to […]

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Oregon law prevents us from saying “namaste” with goats! When Lainey Morse originated the idea of combining goats and yoga, she had no idea her small Oregon farm would be the topic of worldwide sensation. And yet, after her first class, people from all over the country signed up to practice their stretches on yoga […]

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2020 brings a new year and a new decade of wellness. Over the last few years, we’ve seen people embrace health and wellness more than ever before, including everything from mainstays like running and weight training to the slightly new age-y and abstract (goat yoga anyone?). And just like Flo Jo, the fitness industry has no signs of slowing […]

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That said, it was also a year of inter-species peace and harmony, at least when it comes to yoga classes. You can get cat yoga, baby goat yoga, and just in time for the holidays, reindeer yoga. READ MORE

Simone Biles doing goat yoga

A goat and the G.O.A.T. Your favorite gymnast is back at it again—only this time, she’s on a yoga mat, not a tumbling one. In a photo posted to her Instagram, Simone Biles is seen lying on a yoga mat while a goat stands on her back, sticking out its tongue as a crowd of people captures the cute […]

Josh Fritchey- Private Event Coordinator

Looking for the best way to entertain a special group of friends or coworkers?  Original Goat Yoga™ private events are sure to be remembered and talked about for years to come.  Whether you want to drive to our location partner’s farm, or you want the farm to come to you, our full-time Event Coordinator, Josh,  […]