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Cast Members Find Magic in Mindfulness on International Yoga Day

Nichole Hamilton

by , Manager, Employee Culture & Advocacy

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 Disney Parks, Experiences and Products social handles – Instagram: @DisneyParksBlog, Twitter: @DisneyParks, and Facebook: @DisneyParksBlog.