DONNA ALLEN-FREESE

owner/instructor of 

THE ZEN ZOO Fitness Studio 

began her career as a fitness consultant and aerobic dance instructor decades ago. She honed her skills in various fitness arenas, becoming one of the area's most diverse and well-respected instructors. She enjoys all forms of fitness and is extremely passionate about mind-body modalities.


Donna holds several professional fitness certifications including:

  • ACE
  • AFAA
  • YogaFit
  • FITour
  • REEBOK
  • Les Mills
  • TRX
  • BOS

She is also a certified Health Coach and has taken extensive training in Ayurveda. Donna is a 200-hour RYT Yoga Alliance registered instructor with specialty training in YIN Yoga, NIDRA Yoga, Pre-Natal, Seniors and more.  She is always seeking additional education for personal growth and sharing with her clientele, family and friends.


Donna is vigilant in "being in the know" as the trends in fitness change, and she remains committed to quality guidance for those interested in improving their lifestyle through safe, simple mindful, and meaningful movement.  


Most of all, she likes to encourage efficacy by keeping it F~U~N!!!