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Downward…Goat? Read How Lainey Morse is Changing the World Through Her Out-Of-The-Box Business Featuring Something You’d Least Expect.

Lainey Morse knows first-hand what it’s like to need an outlet to de-stress and get centered. She was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease three years ago that literally stopped her in her tracks: both physically and emotionally. She thought she would have to go on disability because some days she couldn’t even get out of […]

Universities Turn to GOAT YOGA!

College Students Nationwide Turn to Goat Yoga to DE-Stress!! Goat yoga is officially trending on college campuses nationwide. Dozens of universities from coast to coast have hosted goat yoga events this year, promising students a chance to unwind with the farm animals to help cope with the stresses of college life. Read More

Year of the Goat!

Life Lessons Learned from Actual Goats!! I don’t normally write on this subject, however since I have 3 goats who are central in my daily routine , I have a little bit of a different perspective of what composes the essential teachings of these darling, blissful and infuriating pack animals and what they are asking […]

Goat Yoga Launching in CORVALLIS!

GOAT plans for Spring Break?! We’re BAAA-ck in Corvallis to launch our Student Goat Yoga Classes! Our first day is March 30th at 5 P.M. at The Goatel. (formerly Hanson Country Inn, next to the Retreat Apartments) These classes are open to the public and tickets are $35.00. Student pricing is just $25.00 with coupon […]

Health Benefits of Goat Yoga

What Are the Health and Wellness Benefits of Goat Yoga?!! We all know by now that yoga is a great way to exercise—especially for those of us who want to be more relaxed and learn how to seek inner peace. The latest craze in novelty yoga practices is goat yoga, which may come as a […]

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 […]

Why Baby Goat Yoga Isn’t Sustainable

SORRY- We Can’t ALWAYS Have Baby Goats!! There is nothing in the World cuter than baby goats! They’re so playful, jumping all over the humans and nibbling at their hair. Their tiny little hooves on your back and their tiny baby goat noses nuzzling your face. I’ve heard people after their Goat Yoga session and […]

The Pet Effect

The Health Benefits Are Real!! There’s something mysterious between us and our pets. It’s more than love and loyalty—every year, scientists learn more about the effect pets have on our own physiology. From slowing down our heart rates to preventing heart disease, allergies and depression, The Pet Effect is real. Read More

How Goat Therapy Can Help with Stress, Illness & Depression

GOAT Therapy to the Rescue!! Research indicates that interaction with therapy animals can temporarily affect the release of various neurotransmitters in the brain. Oxytocin levels (linked with bonding) and dopamine levels (involved in the reward-motivation system) are increased, while cortisol levels (an immunosuppressant associated with stress) are decreased. All of which are very beneficial to […]

What are the Top Yoga Trends of 2017? Spoiler Alert…it’s Goat Yoga!

Buti Yoga, Goat (Yes, GOAT) Yoga and 5 More of the Top Yoga Trends of 2017!! And the award for the most adorable yoga trend of 2017 goes to … goat yoga, hands down — or, hooves down, we should say. If you haven’t seen one of the viral Facebook photos showing off this trend […]