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This presentation is: "...the world’s first exhibition about yoga’s visual history, [and] will explore yoga’s meanings and transformations over time, including its entry into the global arena; yoga’s goals of spiritual enlightenment, worldly power and health and well-being; and the beauty and profundity of Indian art.
Works will include sculptural masterpieces of historical and divine yogis, exquisite Mughal paintings of militant yogis and romantic heroes, Islamic divination texts, fifteen-foot scrolls depicting the chakras (energy centers of the body), nineteenth-century photography and early films."
A few of us from the Ann Arbor area plan to visit the exhibit and we'll also take a special yoga class from Iyengar Yoga teacher, Karen Allgire, at Green Tara Yoga and Healing Arts in Cleveland Heights. We invite you to join us August 2 & 3, 2014, for this fun yoga-themed field trip!
- Saturday August 2, Yoga class 11:30 -- 1:30 (see below)
- Afternoon -- possible activities include Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, walking / hiking, or just taking it easy.
- Dinner in Cleveland Heights
- Sunday August 3, 10am through early afternoon visit Cleveland Museum of Art for the Yoga exhibition