CLARK ART INSTITUTE OFFERS GENTLE YOGA CLASSES

For Immediate Release

September 22, 2016

Williamstown, Massachusetts—Certified yoga instructor Mary Edgerton leads a series of gentle yoga classes at the Clark Art Institute on Thursdays, October 6–27 at 11 am. The classes will be held in the Michael Conforti Pavilion adjacent to the Clark Center. Registration is required; sign up for all four classes for $40 ($30 Clark members) or for individual classes for $12 per class ($8 Clark members). To register, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.
Each yoga class focuses on a work in the Clark’s collection to explore visualization techniques and meditation, reducing stress and encouraging a greater sense of peaceful well-being. Gentle yoga helps stretch and tone muscles, safely explore greater mobility in the joints, improve balance, and more. Whether an experienced yogi or a beginner, people of all levels of mobility and flexibility can participate in this class. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.

ABOUT THE CLARK
 
The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 240,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
 
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
 
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