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
  • BOSU

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, NIDRA, Pre-Natal, Seniors, Restorative and more.  She is always seeking additional education for personal growth and sharing with her clientele, family and friends.


Donna is a contemporary and is vigilant in her awareness of fitness trends. She is committed to quality guidance to those seeking improvement and balance in lifestyle with fun, mindful, and meaningful movement while employing the highest of safety standards.


Most of all, she likes to encourage efficacy by KEEPING it REAL!