Creative Flow, 4 week series, at The Asheville Art Museum - West Asheville Yoga

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Creative Flow, 4 week series, at The Asheville Art Museum

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22 Jul

Creative Flow, 4 week series, at The Asheville Art Museum

July 22, 2023 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am
$25

? “Creative Flow” Yoga Series at the Asheville Art Museum!?

Join us at the Asheville Art Museum for a unique yoga experience that combines the beauty of art with the power of mindful movement.

Your pass includes general museum admission (does not include special exhibits), which opens at 11am. Begin by awakening your senses through the practice of yoga from 9:30-10:30am, enjoy some time in the museum cafe from 10:30am-11am, and then explore the thought-provoking exhibits at your own pace.

?️ Date and Themes:

? July 1st: “Synergy” – Explore the synergy of mind, body, and breath, drawing inspiration from the special exhibition, Altruistic Genius” on Buckminster Fuller (additional price to view this exhibit). Discover the harmonious connection within yourself.  Register

? July 8th: “Abstract Expressionism” – Dive into intuitive movement and expressive shapes, mirroring the essence of abstract expressionism in your yoga practice. Connect with your inner artist and explore the power of spontaneous expression.  Register

? July 15th: “Still Life” – Find balance between dynamic action and serene stillness as we explore the concept of still life. Experience a flow that incorporates held pauses, allowing you to delve into the depths of tranquility within movement.  Register

? July 22nd: “Fluidity” – Inspired by the mesmerizing Karen LaMonte glass sculpture, this session will guide you to move like water, embodying grace and fluidity in your practice. Register

Classes will take place on the museum’s rooftop, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding Asheville scenery. In the event of rain, we will seamlessly transition into the atrium, ensuring a comfortable and inspiring space to continue the practice.

? No previous yoga experience is necessary.  Whether you are a seasoned yogi or new to the practice, our series welcomes individuals of all levels, providing a safe and inclusive environment for exploration and self-expression.

Spaces for each session are limited, so we encourage you to reserve your spot in advance.

Drop Ins:

  • $15/session for museum members
  • $25/session for non-museum members

About the Instructor

Kim Drye

Kim Drye (she/her) is a highly experienced and skilled yoga instructor with a passion for promoting alignment, therapeutic healing, and restorative practices. She is the proud owner of West Asheville Yoga, where she leads classes and fosters a welcoming environment. Kim's teaching style revolves around themed slow flows, incorporating detailed technique and alignment breakdowns to enhance her students' understanding.

Since 2011, Kim has been offering classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings under her brand HereNowYoga. Among her most beloved offerings are "Yoga on the Mountain" and "Restorative Yoga and Hot Stones." Additionally, Kim provides private therapeutic sessions tailored to seniors and individuals seeking adaptive practices. She strives to meet her students wherever they are on their personal journey of self-discovery. One of her specialties is conducting "Weighted Restorative" sessions, utilizing Ravi weighted blankets as a therapeutic technique to alleviate anxiety, ADHD, and other neurodivergent tendencies. Kim is a co-founder and works closely with Asheville Wellness Tours, serving as a yoga hiking guide, goat yoga instructor, bachelorette and wedding yoga teacher, and private instructor for Airbnbs and vacation homes. She draws inspiration from her extensive training, primarily within the Iyengar tradition. Notable instructors who have influenced her practice include Lillah Schwartz and Cindy Dollar from Asheville, NC, as well as nationally recognized master teachers Matthew Sanford, Roger Cole, and Aadil Palkhivala. Her certifications include a 200-hour training from the Asheville Yoga Center under Stephanie Keach in 2008, and a 500-hour Yoga Therapy certification from Lighten Up Yoga with Lillah Schwartz between 2009 and 2013. Kim strongly believes in the interconnectedness of all beings and advocates for the transformative power of yoga asana and meditation as tools for deep self-study, leading to the discovery of joy that resides within every heart.

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Event Details

Date: July 22, 2023 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Venue Asheville Art Museum
Address: 2 S Pack Square