HARTFORD: An announcement of winter promotion by the Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team is bringing the team national attention. Taking advantage of its name, the team promises to take a special of the “goat yoga” event. The controversial but fun Yoga mania will take place at the teams Dunkin’ Donuts Park on January 20 and then again on February 20. Don’t worry about the weather the yoga will take place in the indoors batting cage area.
The event will cost adults $40 to participate, the goats will come from Aussakita Acres Farm in Manchester. Contact the team before going, the January session is already sold out.
The Goat Yoga craze has reportedly first started in Portland, Oregon, where else? The fitness fad interest saw the AP article and press release on the Hartford event reported in newspapers from Walla Walla Washington’s Union- Bulletin to West Virginia Press, The Eagle in Bryan Texas and of course the Denver Post [the Yard Goats are the AA affiliate of the Colorado Rockies] and online reports from Fox Sports.