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Free outdoor yoga in Atlanta


Looking for a way to de-stress for less?

Take advantage of a free yoga series held weekly or monthly, in and around the metro area.

Most of the events take advantage of the warmer weather by holding outdoor classes through the summer months.

Related: 6 ways to do yoga while in Atlanta traffic (yes, really!)

All of the following events are free, open to the public and require that you bring your own yoga mat:

Wellness Wednesdays at Atlantic Station, 1380 Atlantic Dr NW (event in Central Park)

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., now through Sept. 27.

Athleta Atlantic Station and Evolation Yoga team up with Atlantic Station for a weekly yoga class in Central Park. The hour-long class features relaxing stretches and more.

AvalOM at Avalon , Avalon,2200 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta

Wednesdays at 6 p.m., now through Oct. 25

A free hour-long wellness class in The Plaza includes yoga and barre led by instructors from Flywheel Sports, lululemon, Athleta and more.

Yoga on the Square at Colony Square, 1197 West Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta

Wednesday at 6 p.m., now through Oct. 27

Hit the Plaza for classes at Colony Square in Midtown in conjunction with exhale Spa (Midtown), CorePower Yoga (Midtown) and Dancing Dogs Yoga Atlanta. Get a #yogaonthesquare loyalty card and when you attend four Yoga On The Square sessions and you'll get a swag like water bottles and sweat bands in return for your participation. In the event of rain, classes will move inside to The Atrium.

King of Pops Yoga in the Park, 337 Elizabeth St. NE, Atlanta

Sundays at 7 p.m.

Head to Old Fourth Ward Skate Park every Sunday for yoga in the park. Sign in begins at 6:30 p.m. for the class taught by Rachelle Knowles.

Westside Yoga at Park Tavern, Piedmont Park, 500 10th St. NE, Atlanta

Monthly on June 1, July 10, Aug. 7 and Oct. 2 from 6 - 7 p.m.

Amber Barry of Westside Yoga, which recently moved to anew location at 857 Collier Road, hosts an hour-long, mind-clearing class at Park Tavern by the big oak tree. If it rains, the event moves to a covered area.

FIT Yoga poolside yoga series at W Buckhead, 3377 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta 

First Tuesday of the month (June 2, July 11 and Aug. 1) from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Carly Grace from Thunderbolt Power Yoga will preside over the poolside yoga series which also features beverages from BAI. Towels and water are provided. Spots are limited and must be reserved online at www.watlantabuckhead.com/yoga . Class is free, valet parking costs $6.

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