Regular yoga is getting monotonous and boring. Doga or Dog yoga is also passė. There’s a latest yoga prop in town that will interest animal lovers. The newest exercise trend is to roll out your yoga mat and do yogaasanas with ㅡyour cat. Yes! Cat yoga or kitty yoga is the latest yoga fad today. Getting Zen together with a cat is à la mode.


Here are 5 reasons why you should try kitty yoga today:

  • Cats love to bond

Many yoga studios encourage performing yoga asanas with your cat in perch. In fact, many cat shelters are opening up special cat yoga classes for cats and kittens  to bond early with their potential owners. These classes are selling like hot cakes the minute they get announced.

  • Business boom

Yoga mat companies are having a field day with their businesses booming creating new ventures for latest kitty yoga accessories like catnip toys,  cat yoga pants, cat themed bottles, T-shirts etc.

As these furry felines are known to scratch and spoil furniture, one can even buy a cat yoga mat for a no mess surface all while sharpening its claws as well. Sp catty!

  • Exercise for cats..and for you

It’s a known fact that cats are lazy. It’s time to change that. Your cats can wander around the yoga mat or even perform some yoga asanas themselves!Don’t believe us? Aren’t they the original inspiration for Marjariasana (Cat pose)!

  • Relaxation

Cats love to relax. The ambience and quietness of a yoga class makes a cat yoga class quite appealing. As of now, there is no scientific study that studies the benefits of cat yoga on the mind, but there are several yoga students and practitioners that have claimed that it improves their mood and helps them relax.

  • Cuddling time

Cats and cuddles! What more can you ask for. Yoga classes offer a 15 minute cat cuddling time after a 45 minute class. Even if you are a dog person, cuddling with a pet cat is just awesome!

When cats and yoga are your passion, life is indeed beautiful.

Isn’t the catmosphere just purrfect for a yoga retreat in the hills? Meowmaste!

We’ve got a cat lisp from being surrounded by so many whiskered yogis.

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Consulting Physician and Prolific healthcare writer, MD Medicine, 6+ years experience


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