For Immediate Release
September 8, 2015

Williamstown, Massachusetts—Certified yoga instructor Mary Edgerton leads a series of yoga classes specially designed for seniors on Tuesdays, September 22, September 29, October 6, and October 13 at 11 am at the Clark Art Institute. Classes will be held at the Hunter Studio in the Lunder Center at Stone Hill on the Clark’s campus. The cost is $40 for all four classes ($30 members), or drop in for $12 per class ($8 members). Visit or call 413 458 0524 to register.

The four-week class explores visualization techniques and meditation to reduce stress and encourage a greater sense of peaceful well-being. Edgerton instructs seniors how to stretch and tone muscles, safely explore greater mobility in the joints, improve balance, and more. Seniors of all different levels in mobility or flexibility can participate in this chair-based yoga class. No experience required. 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 the Williamstown Youth Center. Visit for more details.


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, open to the public with 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 or call 413 458 2303.

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