Cat yoga is packing them in at the Cat Nook Café in Norwood, writes Justin Udo for KYW Newsradio.
The nonprofit Cat Nook Café lets more than a dozen cats looking to be adopted roam around, and maybe even find a new home, during the hour long class.
“You could lean down. There were cats crawling underneath you, on top of you,” described participant Hannah Schultz. “It was really cool, and it wasn’t distracting. You were still able to focus, but still get to see them.”
Terri Wright says it was neat to do a downward dog pose, right next to a purring cat.
Yoga instructor Lee-Ann Barber said the class added some new elements to the age-old practice that was good for the cats and people involved.
The proceeds for Sunday’s class went to the Animal Coalition of Delaware County, an organization that helps cats, dogs, and other pets, according to the cafe’s Jeanna Uranko. ACDC supplies the cats for Cat Nook Café.
Many of the participants who are also cat lovers said taking part in the class and being able to help animals that need it is “purr-fect.”
Read more about this different kind of yoga experience at KYW Newsradio here.