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Goat Yoga

Well by now, we all know 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 from meditation.  But, have you been keeping up with the latest craze going around in our tight knit YOGA Family? Goat yoga….yeah it came as a surprise to me too. You may have caught yourself wondering, like myself: how can goats enhance any form of exercise, let alone calm my nerves at the same time. I thought yoga is supposed to be relaxing?
ANIMAL THERAPY suggests that animals can help humans increase their longevity and can even reduce symptoms of conditions that are brought on by stress. If you are considering GOAT YOGA, you should take the time to do your research, learn more about how it could benefit your health, and have a complete understanding of practicing Yoga with animals.
Health Benefits of Yoga


With so many new health studies being published every year, it’s fair to say that it can be a challenge to find the perfect cure to help combat the negative effects brought on to us from common diseases that we know little to nothing about. Yoga is a form of exercise that has countless benefits, making it one of the most reliable treatments for many individuals, with a vast range of illnesses



Yoga is also a great practice that brings mindfulness and a sense of calm to your busy life as a result, yoga has many cardiovascular benefits such as: lowering your blood pressure and improving your lipid profiles just to name a few.



Just these two alone increase your cardiovascular muscles overall strength. Over time, yoga can and will assist you in building a positive body image. In turn you will see a change in your perspective of life. You will be more relaxed, calm, and stress free, with a clear mind; it’s time to be more in control of your life.



Adding a Goat to the Mix



 There are many positives to having a therapy pet, and while exercising with a goat won’t necessarily make the animal your long-term pet, continuous therapeutic sessions with GOATS, will eventually leave you with long-term health benefits. The act of petting or being near goats will produce an automatic relaxation response.

There are many mental benefits of practicing yoga with goats nearby, as these grazing, hillside, animals will

  1. lift your spirit, lessening any feelings of sadness or grief
  2. Enhance communication

 During yoga, all of these mental benefits will further enhance the outcome of your practice. Plus, goats are carefree, kind-hearted animals that are sure to make you smile and play like you’re a child again. 

Written by our guest author: Veronica McGill



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