On a Saturday in Fabius, two dozen women (and one man) got ready for their afternoon yoga lesson.
This one is not much different from the ones they’ve experienced in the past, except there are a lot of kids there. And not the human kind.
The 2 Kids Goat Farm is known for goat milk and cheese, but now they’ve added a new item to their offerings: goat yoga. Their first session was a sell out.
“Being a goat owner, I wasn’t really sure of the appeal of it because goats are very curious and nibbley,”
Amy Sperat, who owns the farm along with her husband and family, said. “But I think folks who are not around goats on a regular basis, it intrigues them.”
The farm teamed up with instructor Joyce Driscoll. She’s taught yoga for years, but never with goats
“It allows for people to relax a bit,” Driscoll said. “This allows them to have more fun and be more silly with what they’re doing.”
While there’s the occasional mess, the goats are clean, fairly quiet, and the participants say a whole lot of fun.
“I think a lot of people have this impression of yoga that it can be boring,” Jamie Kanter, one of the participants, said “But there’s nothing boring about this.”
Due to the increasing popularity, 2 Kids Goat Farm will be adding another session in July.
You can check their Facebook page to see when a specific date is announced.