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#BizTrends2020: Trends for the near future

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 […]

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 is coming to PORTLAND!

You’ve Been Asking For Goat Yoga in PDX & We Listened!! We’ve got exciting news Portland! We’re launching our satellite location in Oregon City starting December 9th! This will be a year-round location for us. This will be a new herd of baby goats and we can’t wait for you to meet them!! These lucky […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’s Up Northwest!

How to Plan a Goat Yoga Weekend!! In January of this year, one of my best gal pals tagged me in a Facebook post about Goat Yoga in Oregon. Knowing full well I like to try out the most random things life can throw at me, I jumped at the chance and tried to sign […]

More Than a Yoga Partner: 5 Other Jobs Goats Do

The goats on our farm love helping our guests loosen up, stretch, and have fun doing yoga. Keeping the goats active and socially stimulated gives these intelligent aniamls a job to do so they don’t go too ma-a-a-a-d from boredom. Yoga isn’t the only thing goats are good at; goats all over the world do […]

Some of the Most Unique Therapy Animals

We’ve all heard of therapy dogs. They can be found all over: in hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centers, and even libraries. Our goats work as therapy animals by providing affection when they snuggle and stretch during Goat Yoga. Dogs and goats aren’t the only animals who work as therapy animals, though. There is a diverse menagerie […]

7 Benefits to Exercising With Animals

Regular exercise is an important part of good overall health. We’re not shy about how much we love exercising with our goats. Whether you’re doing a half lotus pose with a dwarf goat, taking your dog for a run, or riding a horse, exercising with an animal can have all kinds of benefits, both for […]

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