Hundreds gather on Virginia Tech lawn for goat yoga

Published: Aug. 24, 2017 at 10:57 PM EDT
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Have you ever wanted to center yourself with some furry friends? That's what happened at Virginia Tech Thursday.

Hundreds filled the lawn to stretch out and be joined by goats for some goat yoga.

It was part of welcoming students back to campus, but also a good opportunity to engage people at the Moss Arts Center.

"It's been a huge success in getting new people to turn out and try yoga and also just being around the animals lowers the blood pressure, helps your relax, being outside is something we don't always get to do in a yoga practice," Moss Arts CenterBox Office & Student Engagement Manager Kacy McAllister said.

"It was actually very calming. It was kind of crazy, one was trying to eat my backpack, it was a combination of being relaxed and having a good time," Blacksburg resident Emily Vanderbrink added.

And don't worry, they're planning to bring it back around other move-ins or maybe exam time.