Music and Mindfulness Series III

08 Jun 2019 | 6:00PM EDT

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Join The American Pops for innovative yoga practices in the Molly Smith Study at Arena. Each practice will feature live music to create a peaceful backdrop as instructor Michael Peterson guides you on a journey through yoga and meditation. Runtimes 70 mins. All practices at Molly Smith Study.

October 20, 2018, 6 pm
The first practice will be set to an interwoven soundscape of classic Broadway melodies in a contemplative style. Come let songs from the stage encourage your continued growth in yoga and meditation.

April 13, 2019, 6 pm
This practice will feature early American folk music. Let these gentle, familiar tunes inspire reflection of the past and groundedness us as we look to the future.

June 08, 2019, 6 pm
The final practice will feature a musical tapestry of American singer-songwriters, creating a peaceful landscape for energy and exploration.

MICHAEL PETERSON is a Professional Level 500-hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher and a Thai Massage bodyworker certified with the Thai Institute of Healing Arts. He is the Director of Yoga Teacher Training for Mind the Mat Studio. He received his initial 200-hour teaching certification from Yoga to the People in NYC and is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. Michael is based in Washington, DC where he guides private clients, group classes, workshops and trainings. He holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Boston University and has studied dance, the Alexander Technique and Reiki energy-work. He draws on his study in this range of modalities to broaden and deepen the yoga experience for his students.