Streaming issues? Report here
money-show-thumbnailjpg money-show-thumbnailjpg
The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield
18:00 - 20:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: The Aubrey Masango Show
See full line-up
The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield
18:00 - 20:00
Home
arrow_forward
Lifestyle

[WATCH] Goat yoga is killing stress for this Swedish community

17 September 2019 11:58 AM
Tags:
Yoga
Sweden
Stockholm
Goats
fitness
Goat Yoga
Malin Tyren Bakken

Malin Tyren Bakken has been running goat yoga classes in Stockholm, Sweden and says the goats help people unwind.

Yoginis in the capital of Sweden are turning to goats to help them achieve their best yoga poses.

Goat yoga is the latest zen trend making waves in the global fitness community.

It's been described as a new and fun way for animal lovers to keep fit.

Also read: What the quack? Adorable baby goat with anxiety only unwinds wearing duck outfit

Goat yoga - or "goga" as some are calling it - is taking off in Stockholm, where participants practise their positions in a park as the animals wander around them and relax at their feet.

The Stockholm class was set up by Malin Tyren Bakken, who first heard about goga when visiting family in New York.

She has been running the goga class classes in Lidingo, a suburb of Stockholm, and says goats love interacting with humans.

The community here are really happy to have the goats.

Malin Tyren Bakken, Creator of goat yoga classes in Stockholm

The goat is a smaller animal... They are so funny, you never know what's going to happen.

Malin Tyren Bakken, Creator of goat yoga classes in Stockholm

When you're together with animals, in this case, goats, it's easier for people to relax.

Malin Tyren Bakken, Creator of goat yoga classes in Stockholm

Being with the goats makes me happier, calmer and all the stress disappears.

Malin Tyren Bakken, Creator of goat yoga classes in Stockholm

I heard that they have yoga with cows in Copenhagen!

Malin Tyren Bakken, Creator of goat yoga classes in Stockholm

Listen to Malin Tyren Bakken chat with Kieno Kammies:


17 September 2019 11:58 AM
Tags:
Yoga
Sweden
Stockholm
Goats
fitness
Goat Yoga
Malin Tyren Bakken

More from Lifestyle

Drive-in cinema 123rf 123rfbusiness 123rflifestyle

Drive-in movies return to Cape Town on Friday with 'Back to the Future'

20 October 2020 3:17 PM

Ticket prices start at R240 per car, allowing two passengers (R60 for each additional passenger). It’s free for kids under 12.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Retirement planning  and property personal finances savings

Should you buy or rent after retirement? Here's what this expert advises

19 October 2020 8:46 AM

RealNet's MD Gerhard Kotzé says it is essential to do your homework and suggests it may be advisable to first rent for a year.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Cape Town 123rflocal 123rf

Cape Town cableway October special: Tickets R100 for locals

19 October 2020 8:11 AM

Managing Director at TMACC Wahida Parker says the windows of the cars have been removed to allow better air circulation.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

mammogram-mammography-breast-cancer-screening-123rf

'The point of breast cancer screening is to catch it before there's a lump'

18 October 2020 10:38 AM

Don't wait until you have symptoms to go for a breast cancer exam, says Dr. Dominique Stott.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

books-reading-literature-novel-textbook-education-123rf

John Maytham's Weekly Book Review: 16 October 2020

16 October 2020 4:54 PM

Beloved Afternoon Drive host John Maytham shares his top books of the week.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Table Mountain National Park Cape Town SANParks 123rflifestyel 123rf

Safety on Table Mountain: 'They've got 16 trained dog rangers but no dogs!'

16 October 2020 3:29 PM

Lobby group 'Friends of Table Mountain' wants big improvements in the management of TMNP, but says SANParks is moving too slowly.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

swimming-pool-under-water-lanes-aqua-123rf

Some public swimming pools no longer opening as scheduled, says City of CT

16 October 2020 2:19 PM

Six of the 20 public swimming pools that were due to re-open on Friday will now be opened at a later stage due to delays.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

YouTube-social-media-app-video-sharing-online-123rf

YouTube's crackdown on dubious Covid-19 vaccine videos long overdue - analyst

15 October 2020 2:14 PM

YouTube has vowed to delete misleading videos about Covid-19 vaccines on its platform in an effort to tackle Covid-19 misinformation.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Cigarette smoking death lungs health 123rf

South Africans are smoking a bit less and buying a lot more life insurance - FNB

15 October 2020 9:38 AM

"People are thinking about their mortality," says Lee Bromfield, Chief Executive of FNB Life.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

shots-tequila-alcohol-drinks-bar-club-party-booze-pub-123rf

Winde asks authorities to investigate after Covid-19 spreads at local nightclub

14 October 2020 10:55 AM

Premier Alan Winde has called for a full investigation into how a "super-spreader event" at a Cape Town nightclub led to over 60 Covid-19 infections.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward