Adult Zoo Yoga

As part of our commitment to the continued well-being of our guests, team members and the animals in our care, and in ongoing efforts to assist our community in preventing the spread of COVID-19, we have implemented enhanced protocols and procedures you will notice during your visit.

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Take time for yourself in this hour-long program with our certified yoga instructor. Spend time with some of Zoo Atlanta’s favorite animal species and allow us to share the peace of nature with you as you unwind and recharge mid-week. These programs are perfect for beginners to intermediates, and no prior experience is required.   

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Virtual Yoga  

From the comfort of your home, relax and unwind with our wild counterparts! These hour-long programs will be hosted virtually and will take place in front of an animal habitat while incorporating special animal poses. An educator will introduce the featured animal so that you can create a deeper connection to the species you will mimic in practice.

  • Programs are pre-recorded, allowing you to partake in the class at a time that works for you. Once you have registered, a passwordprotected link will be sent to you and will remain live for a period of time. 

Savanna Yoga  (In person)

Stretch your bodies and relax your minds on the African Savanna. Take in the sights and sounds of nature as you observe the beauty of the elephantsAn educator will be available before and after the program to talk about the animals of the African Savanna and connect you further to our conservation work. Yoga will take place outside, and we will try to vary locations on the African Savanna to create unique opportunities for the experience. In inclement weather, the program will take place in an indoor location that promotes social distancing. While there is a good chance that you will see elephants, there may be times when they are in their behind-the-scenes areas, and we cannot guarantee that they will always be visible.  


January 13-27 (Virtual)
February 10-24 (Virtual)
March 17
April 21
May 19
June 16
July 21
August 18
September 15
October 20

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. (March – October)

THEMES:

  • January: Giant Panda Poses (Virtual)
  • February: Goat Yoga  (Virtual)
  • March – October: African Savanna

 

Virtual Yoga: $10
In Person Yoga: $15

 

Virtual Yoga: $10
In Person Yoga: $12

16+


  • Virtual Yoga is pre-recorded, allowing you to partake in the class at a time that works for you. Once you have registered, a passwordprotected link will be sent to you and will remain live for a period of time. 
  • For In Person Yoga, check-in starts 30 minutes prior to the start of the program outside the front gate. In Person Yoga starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. 
  • Early entrance and touring the Zoo at the completion of the program are not permitted. 
  • Participants will be required to sign an online digital waiver prior to the program.
  • All participants must pre-register. No walks-up allowed.
  • Parking is conveniently located in the lot on Cherokee Avenue and in the new Grant Park Gateway parking facility on Boulevard. Rates will be $3 an hour for a maximum of $12 a day.

PARTICIPANT SAFETY POLICIES

  • We ask all participants to stay home if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or if they have been in contact with a COVID-positive individual in the past 2 weeks. 
  • Participants will be required to sign an online digital waiver prior to the program. 
  • Programs will take place exclusively in outdoor or semi-outdoor locations.
  • Participants will be spaced 6 feet apart from one another. Spaces will be marked with tape before the program to ensure that everyone knows where to position their mats. 
  • Participants will be asked to maintain a six-foot distance between themselves, other participants, and Zoo team members for the entirety of the program. 
  • Participants will be required to bring their own yoga mats. 
  • All participants are required to wear a face mask while participating in the program.  
  • The Zoo will provide sanitation materials for participant useincluding hand sanitizer, sanitation wipes, and disinfectant spray. 
  • All Zoo team members will wear a face mask for the duration of the program.  
  • All Zoo team members will maintain a six-foot distance between themselves, other team members, and participants. 

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