OPB Checks in on Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga’s Rise From Oregon Experiment To Internet Sensation!!

In late 2016, Corvallis resident Lainey Morse found out what it’s like to go viral.

Morse is the founder of Goat Yoga. (It’s yoga — with goats.) She started it on her picturesque Oregon farm when a friend who taught yoga asked to hold a class there.

Morse, a photographer, took pictures and sent them to Modern Farmer magazine. Shortly after her first class and a write-up in Modern Farmer, Goat Yoga took off. Her backyard experiment became a global internet sensation.

“It makes you feel like you’re on this roller coaster that you can’t get off,” she said. “But you don’t want to get off though.”

So she didn’t.

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