Yoga

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2017-01-03 08:00:00
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. every Tue. until January 31
Free to $10

Location Info:

Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX  77004
713-496-9901
Just walking into Asia Society Texas Center is enough to soothe the weary soul, with its Yoshio Taniguchi-designed architecture, 150-million-year-old Jura limestone and the calming water garden terrace. Now East meets West again as the center opens its doors to the public for weekly yoga classes, offering complimentary sessions before the September launch. “The atmosphere completely makes the difference,” says VYASA Houston’s Roshmi Dalal, who recommends bringing your own mat, water bottle and hand towel. “It combines the postures with the pranayama breathing, as well as deep relaxation techniques.” The class — which begins and ends with Om chanting — includes standing, sitting, supine and prone exercises and asanas. “Overall you feel lighter with your body, your mind and your spirit,” says Dalal. The class is open to newcomers as well as those who want to fine-tune their practice. 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays. Through January 31. 1370 Southmore. For information, call 713-496-9901 or visit asiasociety.org/texas. Free to $10.

[Organizer's description:]

While postures are stepping stones into the practice of yoga, yoga practice and philosophy is deep and vast. This yoga class emphasizes synchronizing mind, body and breath in a guided practice comprising three key areas: asanas or physical postures, pranayama or breathing practices, and relaxation techniques. Join us in exploring the benefits of yoga, including strengthening and toning the body, improving flexibility, mobility and balance, as well as enhancing an overall sense of physical and emotional wellbeing.

The class welcomes newcomers with little or no previous experience, as well as regular practitioners interested in fine-tuning the basics of yoga.

Participants will need to bring their own yoga mats and equipment.

Class Dates

Tuesdays, August 2 – January 31

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 am

Classes in August are free and open to the public. Beginning September 1, classes are $5 for Members, $10 for Nonmembers per class.
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