What you'll do
Upon arrival at Small Talk Vineyards, check in at the yoga tent and get your all access stamp. Our session begins with 30 minutes of gentle seated Hatha flow yoga, designed to be appropriate for all fitness levels. While we move through our yoga poses, the baby goats will explore and play on and around us, often cuddling up to guests and sometimes even falling asleep. The yoga session is followed by 30 minutes of extra time for goat cuddles, photos and relaxation. To complete the experience, head over to the retail store for a complementary tasting of four ciders.
- Responsible interactions
All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.
- Caring expert hosts
Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.
- Diverse animals
Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.
This highly publicized and unique Goat Yoga experience has been featured in several articles and was profiled on the popular Canadian reality show, Dragon’s Den, in 2019. As founder and master Goat Yogi, I have completed many certifications including Certified Yoga Tune-up Specialist, Fitness Ontario Leadership Certification, the 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher accreditation with Yoga Alliance, and St. John’s Ambulance First Aid and CPR. I have been teaching Goat Yoga in Niagara-on-the-lake since 2015. The goats of Fox Den are also trained and socialized for human interaction. Many of them still babies, the goats are friendly, docile and downright cuddly. I love teaching Goat Yoga because of the amazing positive effects I have witnessed in my guests. Participants leave the session feeling lighter, more connected to nature and each other.
A complimentary flight of four ciders
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Where you'll be
Our Goat Yoga experience takes place at the edge of Small Talk Vineyards in popular Canadian wine tourism destination, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Home of the famous Shiny Apple Cider, Small Talk Winery is a hidden gem. An authentic family-run fruit farm since 1954, the property is now 27 acres and has 11 grape varieties under vine.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
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Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Guests should be comfortable having direct contact with goats. Guests with seasonal allergies should be aware that our sessions take place in a natural, outdoor setting on a dirt/grass/hay floor.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Guests can bring their own yoga mat or rent one for $3. Our staff can help with mat cleaning at the end of the session. The yoga area is sheltered from rain and direct sunlight.
Baby Goat Yoga and Cider Tasting