When was the last time you played?

When was the last time you played?

[Ikea]

Over the years, IKEA has conducted some of the world’s largest research studies on child development and play. In 2017, IKEA continued to explore the topic by researching the importance of play for adults as well as children. This year’s play research identifies five key motivators of why we play – and the mental and emotional benefits inherent in them.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

• A playful state of mind
• We wanted to understand how and why people play
• What adults’ view on play is
• I play to be happy again
• A diverse group of people
• To find out what play is
• What play is not
• Play is typically active not passive
• It is spontaneous
• It is satisfying not frustrating
• It is lighthearted
• Super-duper important
• Play to connect
• Play to express yourself
• Play to escape
• Play to explore
• Play to prepare
• It can make people’s life better

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Goat Yoga | Would you try it?

Goat Yoga | Would you try it?

[60 second Docs]

It started as an experiment: Get a group of yogis together to practice yoga in a barn, then bring on the goats. This type of meditation might be unusual but people from around the world are finding the benefit (and fun) in it. According to Lainey Morse, the owner of Goat Yoga in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, fans have fallen in love with this type of animal therapy so much so that there is already a 600 person waiting list. 

Book your next Goat Yoga Class HERE

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

• Social goats wandering around

• People love the interaction with the goats

• There’s a 600 person waiting list

• The class is an hour

• Lose interest

• They own the show

• Goats are very mischievous

• They’ll nibble on the yoga mats

• Snuggle with you

• There’s something very therapeutic about goats

• Hang out in the barn

• Take goat selfies

• Snuggle with the goats

• It’s part of therapy

• People are desperate for something that is pure and peaceful

• Baby goats jumping around you