Sports and fitness events worth seeking out in New Orleans this week

Looking to get fit?

From yoga classes with kittens and goats to savings on tickets to see the city's women's professional football team play, there's plenty to do when it comes to sports and fitness activities coming up in New Orleans this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Mats & Meows

Enjoy a Yogalates class, led by April Dupre, surrounded by kittens and support a good cause with Mats and Meows FootPrints to Fitness. Strike a pose and break a sweat while kittens roam around the room. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Zeus' Rescues. The cats at the event are also available for adoption. All participants are required to bring their own mat. 

When: Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel, 700 Tchoupitoulas St.
Price: $21

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Paradigm Gardens Goat Yoga

If participating in a yoga class with kittens frolicking around wasn't enough, then try a yoga session with goats, including baby goats. NOLA Tribe Yoga is holding goat yoga on Sunday at the Paradigm Gardens. After the class, participants can play and take pictures with the goats and enjoy complimentary coffee and pastries from Gracious Bakery. 

When: Sunday, April 14, 9 a.m.
Where: Paradigm Gardens, 1131 S. Rampart St.
Price: $30

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New Orleans Hippies – Up to 50% Off Women's Tackle Football

Save on a general admission ticket to catch a New Orleans Hippies game this season in the Women's National Football Conference. The Hippies, the city's first professional women's sports team, host the Alabama Fire on April 13 and the Utah Falconz on May 11 at Lemann Playground.  

Where: 1600 Lafitte Ave., Treme - Lafitte
Price: $8 (47 percent discount off regular price)

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