Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga
Goat yoga at The Mother Ranch. Photo by Julia MacMonagle

The yoga mats stretch out on the ground. The class is in downward facing dog. You can hear the faint crackles and chirps of nature in Colorado. And then a tiny goat jumps onto your back with a “baa.” This is goat yoga, and it’s a big thing in Boulder County. Goat yoga classes are […]

6 Meditation Getaways in and Near Boulder

The Dalai Lama visited Boulder. Twice. We have a Buddhist-inspired (but secular) university. Boulder is home to the world’s first Shambhala city center, founded by famous Buddhist Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. No doubt Boulder is a Buddhist hotspot. Along with the many Buddhist temples and groups comes a long list of meditation gatherings and yoga studios. […]

The Best Places to do ‘Snowga’ (Yoga in the Snow) in Boulder


Boulder is multi-talented. But a couple things the city is really good at? Orchestrating epic snowstorms and striking yoga poses. Combine the two and you’ve got “snowga”— which is a trend that’s taking social media by (snow)storm. Boulder gets nearly 90 inches of snow each year, with the most powder coming down in February and March, […]