Frequently Asked Questions

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Location Specific FAQs

Where are you located?

Our farm sanctuary is out of Half Moon Bay. We only provide mobile events throughout SF Bay, San Jose, Santa Rosa, Nappa and more.

General Goat Yoga FAQs

Do you rent out animals for weddings and other events?

Yes, we can even customize each animal to match your event. We offer llamas, ponies, horses, alpacas, goats and even a cow!

Do you do mobile private events?

Yes. We provide animal-themed private events for team building for businesses, remote worker reunions, bachelorette parties, birthdays etc. We do large and small events. Please email us or our events team directly at [email protected] or visit our Private Events page.

Do you provide Petting Zoos?

Yes, we can provide small or large petting zoos.

Do I have to participate in the Yoga portion of the class?

No. Some people just like to sit on their mat and snuggle goats.

What is Goat Happy Hour?

Goat Happy Hour® is a trademarked term meaning goat therapy. Every Goat Yoga class is followed by Goat Happy Hour. This is the time to snuggle goats, take goat selfies, learn more about the goats or have a farm tour.

We also offer stand alone Goat Happy Hour Farm Experiences for those who are NOT into yoga but LOVE animals and nature. It’s all about getting outdoors, surrounding yourself with loving therapy animals and disconnecting from stress. It’s good for the mind, body and soul and is the best natural medicine! Each location offers a different Goat Happy Hour Experience but the common theme is our loving therapy goats.

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.

Do the goats poop all over you?

Goats have small pellets, 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. 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, but they will they nibble at your zippers/buttons. Yes they do head butt, 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 our website as well as learn more about the difference between Service Animals and Therapy Animals.

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