Do I need to bring my own Yoga Mat?
We have goat friendly, clean mats available for you at our location.
Can kids come to Goat Yoga classes?
Kids need to be 8 years or older to attend a regular event.
Are there refunds?
No, only if class is cancelled due to weather. We do allow for a one time reschedule in case a cancellation is necessary on the yogi’s behalf.
Is the class held indoors or outdoors?
Depending on weather, we have both outdoor and indoor accommodations.
Are Gift Certificates Available?
Yes, please follow the link to purchase yours today https://goatyoga.net/shop/ or onsite at our location..
Do you do private events?
Yes. We provide private events for team building for businesses, bachelorette parties, birthdays etc. Please email us or our events team directly at events@goatyoga.net.
What type of Yoga do you do in the class?
It is an all-skills level Vinyasa yoga. In other words, a beginner class. It is a very safe, an non-
intimidating space to try for the frist time as well.
Do I have to participate in the Yoga portion of the class?
No. Some participants just like to sit on their mat and snuggle goats.
Can I bring family members or friends to take pictures of my class?
We do not encourage spectators at a class unless there are minors participating that may need supervision. We want everyone to have the best experience and sometimes people feel uncomfortable when they feel other people are watching. The goats can also be distracted by the spectators and we want to make sure the paid participants have the most quality time with the goats.
What is the class capacity?
We cap each session at 30 people to ensure that there is the perfect goat to human ratio and everyone gets goat time.
What is Goat Happy Hour?
Goat Happy Hour is the hour following the class where you get to snuggle goats, take goat selfies and have some fun with yoga poses alongside goats! I call it Goat Happy Hour because that’s how everyone leaves HAPPY! Student and Kids Goat Yoga classes do not include alcohol. Goat Yoga & Wine Tasting at Hilltop views Farm can include wine for special even experiences!
How long is the event and what does it entail?
The event is approximately an hour and half total. 30-45 minutes of Goat Yoga followed by 30-45 minutes of Goat Happy Hour.
Are the goats in a separate area while the class is happening?
No, the goats will be free to wander and snuggle up next to you.
Where is the nearest airport?
Lansing Airport is the closest airport to our location which is approximately 30 minutes away.
Are there restrooms?
Yes, we will have bathroom facilities.
Are there hand washing stations and/or hand sanitizer?
If a sink is unavailable, we will have hand sanitizer.
How many goats appear in the Yoga class? There are 7 sweet goats named: Oakley, Petunia, Frosty,
Rosey Valentine, Poppy, Posey, and Rocky Balboa.
Do the goats poop all over you?
Goats have small pellets we call Goat Berries, and from time to time they do poop on your mat. It’s not messy and all you have to do is shake off your mat, or a member of our goat yoga team will come by to help clean your mat or give you a new one. It doesn’t happen all that often, but it does happen. We have to remember they are not dogs or cats but farm animals and they’re just doing their thing.
Do your goats bite or headbutt?
No, they do not bite but they will they nibble at your zippers/buttons. Yes they do gently head butt each other, but they’ve never destroyed anything. They’ve also never headbutted a human before. They just want to be pet and cuddled.
Do you force the goats to participate?
No. The goats are not forced to stand on your back or do tricks. Our classes are not a required performance for them. The goats genuinely just prefer to be by humans and all they really want is to be pet and receive affection.
Is this a form of Animal-Assisted therapy?
Yes. The focus of this class is not just to take pictures for Instagram. The focus is to combine nature, goats, and yoga in order to disconnect with the stresses of life. Combining those three things is very therapeutic and works as a happy distraction from whatever you may be going through, whether that be depression, stress, disease, disabilities, or anything.
Are your goats certified therapy goats?
No. Most of the websites selling tags for “therapy” animals are a sales tool for the company. Therapy animals do not need to be certified. You can read more about that in the About section of my website as well as learn more about the difference between Service Animals and Therapy Animals.
Will there be media?
There are times when the media will come out to film an event. You are under no obligation to be filmed. Each class is required to sign a media release form.
Are there discounts?
Student discounts are offered during the school year, September to June. We also offer discounts for large groups of 20 or more.
Is this location Seasonal?
Yes, the Goat Yoga season for this location is May to December.
Is there wine included with the Goat Yoga & Wine Tasting Event?
Yes, complimentary wine is provided for special event experiences. Stay tuned to our website calendars for specific dates at lansingmichigan.goatyoga.net .