Cat’s whiskers yoga has folk feline fine
TOWNSVILLE’S School of Yoga and Angel Paws are bringing a unique experience to the region, combining kittens and yoga for a stress- busting workout.
The class will allow yoga practitioners to downward dog in the presence of feline friends to raise funds and awareness for rehoming kittens and other animals at Angel Paws. School of Yoga director Jock Walsh said the studio initiated the idea after seeing it done across the United States and in Sydney.
“There are therapeutic effects with yoga and there are also therapeutic effects from working with animals, and combined, that’s the benefit for people,” he said. “For Angel Paws it helps with the adoptions for all animals”.
Tickets sold out in just two days, showing promise for a future second event.
Mr Walsh said from the quick there was obviously a market for Townsville.
“We are looking to make it monthly and also talking with Angel Paws to try a puppy yoga which I believe would be even more popular,” he said.
Angel Paws marketing assistant Steph Stevens said the not- for- profit organisation rescued about 400 local dogs and cats each year. sales, it in