As part of the Mind, Body & Spirit connection, three different sections of Yoga Studio are offered weekly during each semester at the Studio School. Gentle Hatha yoga focuses on connecting the mind and the breath in a series of stretches and poses designed to relax the mind and build strength and flexibility.
Instructor Jodi Bock conducts the yoga courses with a soothing voice that leads participants through the various poses.
 May Yoga Studio
Tue, Apr 28 – May 19, 5:30 – 6:30 pm (4 sessions) | Studio School, 1st floor, Parlor
This beginning-level yoga class incorporates stretching, strengthening, and breathing exercises to reduce stress and promote optimum health and well-being. Participants should bring an exercise or yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing to this hour-long, instructor-led class.
$60 (VMFA members $40)
 Mindfulness Meditation for Creativity Worksho
Sat, Apr 4 10 am --1 pm (1 sessions) | Studio School, 2nd floor, Conference Room
Designed for anyone interested in deepening their creative expression, this workshop will answer these questions: What is creativity? How do we access our creative desires? How do we stay motivated when creative blocks arise? How do we continue to enhance the results of our creative action? Using ancient meditative practices from the Himalayas of India, participants will explore meditative techniques designed to elevate artistic expression, enliven inner spirit, and enrich the creative process. During this in-depth journey, we will calm the mind, relax the nervous system, and engage in discussion and personal reflection. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a notebook and pen.
$50 (VMFA members $35)
 May Mindfulness Meditation for Creativity Series NEW!
Wed, Apr 22 -- May 13 2 -- 4 pm (4 sessions) | Studio School, 2nd floor, Conference Room
In this meditation series, students will learn various ancient meditation techniques to calm the mind and relax the nervous system, enlivening and deepening our approach to creative flow. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a notebook and pen.
$120 (VMFA members $100)