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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Art, Body & Mind “Yoga for Couples: Strengthening Relationships”

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

06:30 PM – 08:00 PM
US/Central

India, Vishnu and His Avatars, c. 10th century, red sandstone, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by the Agnes Cullen Arnold Endowment Fund.

Presented by:
• Smitha Mallaiah, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and VYASA Houston
• Vishwarup Nanjundappa, VYASA Houston

Studies indicate that people in healthy relationships experience more happiness and manage stress better. When practiced regularly, yoga promotes healthy relationships, bringing couples together at different levels and strengthening connections.

► Meet in the Arts of India Gallery for a brief introduction. Afterward, the group moves to a conference room for a talk and yoga practice. Couples are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and to bring their yoga mats.

India, Vishnu and His Avatars, c. 10th century, red sandstone, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by the Agnes Cullen Arnold Endowment Fund.

About the Workshop

About the Presenters
Smitha Mallaiah and Vishwarup Nanjundappa received their yoga-therapy training from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA) in Bangalore, India. They have taught yoga in India and Houston, and they serve as directors at VYASA Houston. Mallaiah also teaches in MD Anderson Cancer Center’s integrative medicine program, where she designs and teaches yoga intervention programs for different cancer populations.

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HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Wednesday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Sunday , 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Monday (Except selected holidays) | Closed.
    • Tuesday | Closed.
    • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day | Closed.
  • This program is free! Drop in to participate. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Directions & Parking

  • Law Building
  • 1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

Special Offers / Dining

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

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