The yoga as art exhibit kicks off tonight in SF with MC Yogi

The was at the Smithsonian, now at the Asian Art Museum ,Yoga: The Art of Transformation exhibit kicks off tonight with a party featuring MC Yogi, among others.

Here’s info, and a bit from the official schedule:

Event schedule 

7:00 PM Doors open
7:00 PM—8:00 PM DJ Sol Rising, North Court
AcroYoga pop ups
7:30 PM—8:30 PM Yoga class led by MC Yogi in Samsung Hall
8:00 PM—9:00 PM Non Stop Bhangra with Dholrhythyms in North Court
9:00 PM—11:00 PM Dance party with MC Yogi and DJ Drez and AcroYoga performance in Samsung Hall
Dance party with DJ Sol Rising in North Court
All night Gallery tours, storytelling, cash bars, and nibbles (available for purchase in Cafe Asia)

Apparently, online tickets are sold out but there will be ones available at the door. (For those of you in the Bay Area.)

On Saturday, there’s a Yoga Festival with a variety of classes:

Practice yoga in the museum’s beautiful Samsung Hall with your choice of one of three 90-minute classes taught by top notch teachers. Beginners are welcome and everyone should bring a yoga mat. Learn how to see and elevate your vision with Erica Jago, co-author of Art of Attention—a contemporary yoga workbook to inspire your practice. How about pairing up? Explore trust, connection and playfulness on the ground and in the air with Jenny Sauer-Klein and Adam Rinder as they create a safe environment for AcroYoga (no experience necessary). Or, synchronize your breath in vinyasa yoga with Stephanie Snyder. Open your mind and chill out in our collection galleries and yoga exhibition. Got kids? Bring ‘em! Yoga for the little ones, art making activities, storytelling sessions, Laughter Yoga, curatorial-led gallery talks, tours, and the Yogi Tea Lounge round out this family-friendly event.

As we’ve said, we do plan to get up to San Francisco and take a look at the exhibit. My understanding is it is a bit different than the version at the Smithsonian.

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