For Summer 2022, we will be bringing back the Goat Yoga fun! On August 27th, join us from 1 - 2pm as we move, stretch and flow with the Goats of Yamnuska! Also joining us for this class will be Yeti and Sybie who are the dynamic duo that keeps watch day and night over the Goats of Yamnuska and Cooper, the Sanctuary's resident mini-donkey!
There is no prior yoga experience required for this gentle yoga class, only love for goats, sheep, dogs, and donkeys!
With Goat Yoga class running from 1 - 2pm on the Sanctuary grounds, it has never been easier to see and do it all at the Sanctuary. After your Goat Yoga class, pop on over to the Sanctuary grounds to participate in your very own Sanctuary Walk where you get to explore the Sanctuary Grounds and view our 40 permanent resident wolfdogs.!
Hi! I am Yeti! I love people and I love, love, LOVE attention! I think it is a lot more fun to do my own thing than what I am supposed to be doing. You can usually find me taking the final savasana first and the harder poses later (like super later). I will challenge your balance and focus during your Goat Yoga class as I need a lot (a lot) of attention and love!
Sybie here! I think it is important to keep focused on the task at hand! Unless there are treats, or humans, or any sort of distractions like treats, or humans. I love working hard but I love affection and attention even more! You can be sure that I will be right there with you doing all the yoga poses we are supposed to be doing. But don't hesitate to take a few (or a lot) of breaks so that we can cuddle!
Hi, I am Cooper! I don't let the fact that I am a mini-donkey stop me from doing all the things donkeys do! For instance, I am a superstar when it comes to sunbathing and a top-notch food critic when it comes to eating apples. I also find it really fun to bray super loudly and get all those silly wolfdogs howling! I will make sure your downward dog is actually a downward dog and not something strange that Yeti and Sybie are doing . . .
Blaire has always been drawn to yoga practice from a young age with her Mom and Aunt on the beautiful beaches of Shuswap Lake. Being surrounded by many different spiritual teachers in her upbringing, her path has been that of a student, enjoying every lesson that has come her way. She loves anatomy and the science of the body. This led her into Kinesiology. Her love of yoga and dance led her into the flow arts community. When she found hula hooping the joy and connection to the prop took over into a journey of movement expression. For many years Blaire could be found sharing her love of hula hooping with children and adults, teaching many workshops and classes across Western Canada. Blaire believes movement is medicine and loves sharing this with all who are open to learning. Blaire completed her 200 Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Passage in March 2019, learning from four very knowledgeable teachers. Blaire was able to soak in their lessons and blend them with her years of teaching movement meditation and hoop dance. Her classes bring the fusion of her two passions alongside joy and light-hearted playfulness. You can feel the pure happiness she feels when teaching others. That infectious positive nature she shares, hoping to inspire all to move their bodies for mental health and balance within their lives.