YOGA FOR SENIORS OFFERED AT CLARK ART INSTITUTE

For Immediate Release
January 14, 2016
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—A four-part series of yoga classes designed specifically for seniors will be held at the Clark Art Institute on Thursdays, January 21, January 28, February 4, and February 11 at 11 am. The fee is $40 for all four classes ($30 for Clark members); the drop-in rate is $12 per class ($8 members). To register, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0524.

Certified yoga instructor Mary Edgerton explores visualization techniques and meditation to reduce stress and encourage a greater sense of peaceful well-being. The chair-based class focuses on stretching and toning muscles, safely exploring greater mobility in the joints, and improving balance. Seniors of all different levels in mobility and flexibility are welcome. The one-hour classes will be held in Hunter Studio at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill; please bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Mary Edgerton teaches yoga at Williams College, the Harper Center at the Williamstown Council on Aging, and Williamstown Youth Center.

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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