Frequently Asked Questions - Yoga with Goats <3

  • Mats will be provided BUT we REQUIRE to you bring an old blanket or large, heavy beach towel. Goats love to eat the yoga mats and if the goats happen to be nibbling a lot during your class, we will need to get rid of the mat and you will be on a cement floor. With a blanket or LARGE heavy beach towel covering your mat, you will be much more comfortable. PLUS...goats love to snuggle soft things like hay, soft laps if you are seated or on top of cushioned, soft things like a blanket on a mat is what we have learned. :)

  • If you are registering multiple people, you must register each person separately. Please do not register yourself and buy more than one ticket with plans to bring someone else as their spot will not be registered. (So if the class fills up with registrations, there will not be room for your party).

  • Adult classes last 60 minutes with 10 minutes before and after class to snuggle goats. Fridays require strict adherence to this policy as there is a family yoga session 30 minutes after the adult class.

  • Family classes last 45 minutes and allow 15 minutes after class to snuggle goats. Strict adherence to this policy will be expected on Fridays as the babies have 2 classes those mornings and will need nap time. :) 

  • The adult class fee is $25/person, Family Yoga is $20/person. Each person planning to come into the barn for class (as spectator or student) needs registered, no exceptions. This is to minimize distractions that may cause the goats to stray from class. This fun, four legged friends want to interact with EVERYONE in the room and that is what we are aiming to allow by limiting registrations.

  • We will do our absolute best to move a registration around to an open class if you registered for the wrong day however we cannot refund registrations within 10 days of the event. 

  • When scrolling through the registration site, if there is no SIGN UP button under an event, it is full. There will be more events added as the summer continues so stay up-to-date, sign up for notifications on your Mindbody scheduling account that we use and follow us on Facebook.  

  • Registrations require a prepaid registration best done online as soon as you find a class you would like to attend. Calling to schedule via phone results in a delay of your registration. By the time we are able to return a call and getting a client registered, class has sometimes filled up. Again, class size is limited so planning ahead and registering ASAP online is your best assurance of a spot in class. 

  • PLEASE remember these are farm animals, not indoor pets. You will likely pick up, see, smell or come into close quarters with these snugly creatures. Also, you will likely see or come into close quarters with potty or poo from them as well. Although we have a cleaning crew that is ready to clean up throughout the entire class, we still recommend leaving the favorite attire at home. Wear something that can get messy (and trust us, it's worth getting messy) and bring a change of clothes. ;)

  • You can register for specific class times HERE or scroll through the upcoming dates and select which one works best for you HERE

See you on the Farm! <3

 

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About Downs On The Farm 

With the loving support of her husband, Shawna Hodges founded Downs On The Farm to give those with special needs or disabilities an affordable place to come and experience Animal Assisted Activities.

The Hodges family believes that they are bringing affordable, positive, therapeutic experiences to those in our society that need to be mutually accepted. By having a birthday party at the farm, visiting the petting zoo, purchasing some of their natural produce, or donating, you can help to keep the farm up and running!

Interested in scheduling an animal friendly event at the Farm or supporting DOTF's mission? Click HERE! <3