Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Offering Yoga and Crossfit Classes in 2019

Strike the downward dog pose with the penquins at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's Yoga at the Zoo series.

Yoga Zoo PenguinAnimals have been a core element of yoga poses for centuries with cat and cow, lizard and more, and now you can become even closer to nature while practicing yoga at the zoo. Whether you are just beginning or you’re looking to perfect your practice, this new yoga class offers something wildly different.

Yoga at the Zoo is a 60-minute Vinyasa style yoga class designed for both beginner and intermediate yoga lovers ages 15 and older. The class takes place outdoors at Penguin Coast with views of the flowing water and swimming penguins. 

The first class of the year takes place on Sunday, January 13th at 8 a.m. Additional classes are being offered the following dates:


February 16 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

March 31 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

April 6 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

May 11 - 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

June 29 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

July 14 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

July 20 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

August 4 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

August 24 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

September 8 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

October 12 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

CrossFit at the Zoo is a 60-minute, fully-guided class offered by 410 CrossFit of Baltimore, and designed for all fitness levels. Do burpees by the flamingos, push-ups by the African crested porcupines and lunges by the Amur leopard. In between sets, find inspiration from the cheetahs and run! The class is coed and intended for those 14 years of age and older. Six classes will be offered this year:

April 7, 8 – 10 a.m.

May 18, 8 – 10 a.m.

June 22, 8 – 10 a.m.

July 28, 8 – 10 a.m.

August 18, 8 – 10 a.m.

October 13, 8 – 10 a.m.

 

Both Yoga at the Zoo and CrossFit at the Zoo offer a grand finale where participants get to meet one of the Zoo’s Animal Ambassadors.

Yoga at the Zoo and CrossFit at the Zoo tickets are $24.99 per session, which includes admission to the Zoo on the day of class. Members get a $10 discount off tickets at checkout. Preregistration is required. Tickets are available now online at www.marylandzoo.org.

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