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Free yoga series is coming back to Albright-Knox

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Posted at 12:55 AM, Mar 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-21 00:55:34-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery are partnering to present Art of the Yoga. The free and unique yoga series continues for the second year on Thursday, March 21 at Gallery.

Art of Yoga is led by Power Yoga Buffalo. They say it was designed to draw on principles of symmetry and balance to encourage engagement of the mind and body. With a mix of yoga and meditation classes, the free series balances high energy and relaxation for individuals of all ages and fitness levels.

“As a community-based health plan, BlueCross BlueShield understands the importance of creating unique fitness opportunities for Western New Yorkers,” said Cait Zulewski, director, corporate relations for BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. “Our partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery provides our community with an elevated yoga experience in a vibrant showplace for modern and contemporary art.”

“We are very excited to be partnering with BlueCross BlueShield and Buffalo yoga studios to support wellness in Western New York,” said Jennifer Foley, director of education and community engagement for Albright-Knox.

Art of Yoga is free and open to the public. No experience or flexibility is required to participate. Participants are required to preregister online at www.albrightknox.org/wellness, call 716.270.8292, or sign up at the Albright-Knox Admissions Desk.

The schedule can be found below, with all classes running from 6:30 to 7:30pm:

Thursday, March 21 - Meditation
Thursday, April 18 - Revive: Meditation at the Museum
Thursday, May 16 - Power Yoga
Thursday, June 20 - Power Yoga on the Portico
Thursday, July 18 - Meditation