Cast Members Find Magic in Mindfulness on International Yoga Day

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Nichole Hamilton

June 21 marks International Yoga Day and to celebrate, our Disney
Parks, Experiences and Products cast members participated in special cast-exclusive
yoga events at our parks around the world. These events continue our commitment
to deliver unique experiences for cast and to encourage healthy living and
self-care, while supporting cast member balance and wellness.

From watching the sunrise over Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland park, to a virtual session that was out of this world, take a peek at the celebrations held around the globe.

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort cast members gathered at Disney
Explorers Lodge for an early morning yoga session to celebrate International
Yoga Day. The lush and serene setting of the lodge set the scene for some
peaceful yoga poses.

Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa

Cast members at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa took to the Hālāwai
Lawn for a mid-morning session.

Disneyland Resort

Cast members celebrated International Yoga Day with their
best warrior poses in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Walt Disney World Resort

Cinderella Castle, which recently received a royal makeover
ahead of Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th celebration, set the stage
for International Yoga Day.

Disneyland Paris

Amidst the hustle and bustle of its recent reopening,
Disneyland Paris cast members still found time to squeeze in a yoga session at
several locations around Disneyland Paris before it reopened to guests on June
17. Disneyland Paris Ambassador Giona Prevete joined in the fun with a session
in front of Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy.

Shanghai Disney Resort

On the heels of Shanghai Disney Resort’s 5th anniversary, cast
enjoyed a magical morning flow in front of Enchanted Storybook Castle. Chip ‘n’
Dale made a surprise appearance and led cast in a warm-up.

Around the World

Cast members and employees from across The Walt Disney
Company participated in a virtual yoga event, streamed from in front of the
Millennium Falcon at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood
Studios.

We’re proud to have hosted these experiences for cast
members and to share the celebration with you. Don’t forget to follow our
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