Forget Goat Yoga – Dog Yoga Is The New Trend In New Jersey

Do you remember goat yoga? Do you remember how badly you wanted to take a yoga class with goats? Well, New Jersey has a better one for you. How about puppy yoga.

It’s like goat yoga, but with dogs.

Yoga goes to the dogs in New York

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But beware, you might fall in love with one of these adorable dogs, and you’ll end up bringing it home. And it’s actually encouraged since the dogs are all from a group of animals waiting to be rescued.

Dog Nose and Yoga Poses is a fundraising organization that raises money for animal rescue groups by hosting yoga classes and events throughout New Jersey.

The money you spend on each class, plus donations, goes to the rescue group the participating dogs are part of.

The dogs walk around while you take your yoga class so you can either concentrate and master those turns or you can have a cuddle session with the pup of your choice.

If you are a student, they have special courses for you.

As shown on one of dnyp instagram posts, with an increase in mental health issues among students, their “Classes on Campus” program focuses on the health benefits of practicing yoga and the mental aspect of playing with dogs to create a relaxed space.

Even if you’re not a pro-yogi (yes, that’s really a thing), you can still attend these events and possibly go home with a new family member.

Here is a list of upcoming classes and events in New Jersey hosted by Doggy Noses and Yoga Poses:

Saturday, May 14 in Neptune, NJ

Metta Yoga for the benefit of Castle of Dreams

Tickets are $37.50 per person and a portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Castle of Dreams. Click on HERE for more information.

Sunday, May 15 at Maple Shade, NJ

Dr Brewlittle’s Beer Co. benefiting Puppies and More Rescue

Tickets are $37.50 if purchased HERE, and $45 if purchased at the door. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Puppies and More Rescue. Guests 21 and over will receive a complimentary pint from Dr. Brewlittle after class.

Friday, May 20 in Hillsborough Township, NJ

The township of Hillsborough Civic Center on behalf of BoroSafe to benefit Bully Rescue Warriors

Tickets are $37.50 if purchased HERE, and $45 if purchased at the door. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Bully Rescue Warriors.

Saturday, May 21 at Old Bridge, NJ

Crunch Fitness-Marlboro for the benefit of Husky House

Tickets are $37.50 if purchased HERE, and $45 if purchased at the door. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Husky House.

Sunday, May 22 in Hackensack, NJ

The Elementary Brewing Co for the benefit of the Angels for Animals network

Tickets are $37.50 if purchased HERE, and $45 if purchased at the door. A portion of all ticket revenue will be donated to the Angels for Animals network.

Sunday, June 5 in Long Valley, NJ

purespace studio in Long Valley to benefit One Step Closer Animal Rescue (OSCAR)

Tickets are $37.50 if purchased HERE, and $45 if purchased at the door. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to OSCAR.

Sunday, June 19 at Cedar Grove, NJ

Unlimited performance and therapy for the benefit of the Angels for Animals network.

Tickets are $37.50 per person if purchased HERE, or $45 at the door. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to the Angels for Animals network.

The above post reflects the thoughts and observations of Kristen, producer of New Jersey morning show 101.5. All opinions expressed are his own.

Questions, corrections or comments? Email producer Kristen at [email protected] or follow her on instagram.

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