Zoo Yoga

at the Buttonwood Park Zoo

Stretch, Learn, Breathe and Play with Polka Dot Kids Yoga!

Join certified children’s yoga instructor, Lynda Jacobvitz, as we explore age appropriate yoga poses and creative movement through music, games and storytelling.   This mini yoga series will take place at the Buttonwood Park Zoo.   All classes must be pre-registered and prepaid as space is limited.

Members: $10 per class
Non-Members:  $15 per class (Includes admission into the Zoo)

Preschool
(Ages 3-5)
*Parent or caregiver must participate in the class.

  • Old McYogi Had a Farm Wednesday, February 1st from 1:30 – 2:30 PM  Come meet Old McYogi and his animal friends. “Moo” like a cow and gallop like a horse on the farm. Then wind down and make an apple pie with Mrs. McYogi as you practice mindfulness and breathing techniques.
  • Jogging Through the Jungle Saturday, February 18th from 9:30 – 10:30 AM Grab your safari hats and binoculars and get ready to explore the Jungle! On our adventure you will become a lion, a crocodile and so much more! You will also learn snake breath to help keep your cool. This is one wild adventure that you will never forget!
  • Playground Adventures Tuesday, March 14th from 10:00 – 11:00 AM  Slide, swing and balance at the yoga playground.  You will join your yoga friends in making a “down dog tunnel” and playing on a partner “see-saw.” Finish with a relaxing picnic underneath the shade of the trees.

Kids Yoga
(Ages 5-10)
*Parent or caregiver must stay on Zoo grounds during the yoga class.  They can choose to participate, watch, stroll the Zoo or enjoy a coffee in the café.

  • Jogging Through the Jungle Saturday, February 18th from 11:00 – 12:00 PM Grab your safari hats and binoculars and get ready to explore the Jungle! On our adventure you will become a lion, a crocodile and so much more! You will also learn snake breath to help keep your cool. This is one wild adventure that you will never forget!

Zoo Yoga meets in the Wildlife Education Building.  Please bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing.  A yoga mat or towel is required for the kids yoga class, but not the preschool class. If you have any questions please reach out to Lauren Houle, Event Manager, at 508-991-4556 ext. 117 or LHoule@bpzoo.org