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Yoga Connections

With Ali Cramer

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
7:00 PM–7:45 PM

Discover the connections between yoga and the traditions expressed in Himalayan art.

Yoga is a system of philosophy and practice that seeks to help people align their body and mind in order to transform their experience. One translation of yoga is “yoke,” the tool used to connect an ox to a plough. Like yoga, the art objects in our collection, intended for ritual purposes as well as aesthetic ones, seek to link the worldly and the transcendent.

This month Rubin Museum docent Jena Liang will be joined by Ali Cramer to discuss a work of art that will inspire a conversation about yoga, its philosophies, and its visual representations. A breathing exercise will allow participants to internalize the discussed concepts.

About the Speaker

Ali Cramer is the director of the ayurveda program at Laughing Lotus and a senior teacher in their 200-hour teacher training program. She leads retreats, workshops, and master classes both nationally and internationally. Cramer is honored to have led the first yoga teacher training program in the Sudan and to be a guest teacher on the faculty of Columbia University’s psychology and spirituality program.

Tickets: $15.00

Member Tickets: $13.50

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