The center of a mixed-use development is not the first place one thinks of seeking enlightenment. But downward dog usurps shopping sprees during Sunrise Yoga classes on the grassy plaza of Avalon in Alpharetta. Early-morning and outdoor yoga classes have been held across Atlanta, from Woodruff Park to Centennial Park to the plaza at Atlantic Station. Namaste, y’all. Drone elevation: 94 feet
This article originally appeared in our August 2015 issue.