Goat Yoga in Pasco begins on International Yoga Day

PASCO, Wash. — June 21, 2022 is International Yoga Day. There doesn’t seem like a better day to kick off a season of yoga lessons! That’s what Bethany Jensen and Ali McCartney did this year. Only, they have an extra feature to their lessons. They do goat yoga.

“Bethany told me it was International Yoga Day, plus the summer solstice. So, great way to come together and join forces and be together,” said Ali McCartney.

Bethany Jensen leads the yoga, and Ali McCartney with Lavender Rooster LLC brings the goats.

“It’s very low key. We want the best experience for everybody. And so allowing all the poses to be friendly enough for all bodies and getting the goats involved, that’s what makes it really fun,” said Jensen.

The two have been holding goat yoga together for three years, but Tuesday was their first time bringing it to Chiawana Park in Pasco. 

“It’s a great location. You’re right here next to the water and Mother Nature. This is, I mean, add that to goats and yoga. I mean, you’re living the dream right there,” said McCartney.

They hold goat yoga at several locations. In Pasco at Chiawana Park, and at The Villa Farm.

You can sign up online if you’re interested in getting in on the fun with goats Lalora, Bingo and Chip.

Jensen and McCartney suggested signing up quickly.

Jensen said, “It’s a very short season, so if you want to do it, definitely register early. Typically our classes later in the summer are super full, because people hear about it by the end, right?”

Their next classes are quickly approaching, and they have one message if you might be hesitant to join them for yoga:

“If you’re afraid to come to a yoga class, we are not the right people to be afraid of,” Jensen said.

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