Charles Francois Daubigny (1817-1878), French, "The River," oil on canvas, gift of Edward Bartlett Wicks, UMFA1926.010.

1-2 pm

Join instructor Charlotte Bell and explore the UMFA galleries as we seek to find stillness within ourselves. Practice slow and mindful looking at artwork as well as traditional, guided meditation. This free meditation practice is perfect for beginners—everyone is welcome.

Charlotte Bell has practiced yoga since 1982. Certified by B. K. S. Iyengar, she has taught classes and workshops continuously since 1986. She has practiced Insight Meditation since 1988 and has attended silent retreats of up to 30 days almost every year since then. The author Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life: A Guide for Everyday Practice (Rodmell Press, 2007) and Yoga for Meditators (Rodmell Press, 2011), Charlotte has also written for Yoga Journal, Yoga International, CATALYST magazine, and other publications and blogs. A lifelong musician, she plays oboe and English horn in the Salt Lake Symphony and the folk sextet, Red Rock Rondo. Her new book, Hip-Healthy Asana, will be published by Shambhala Publications in 2018.

The series runs every Thursday from October 24–December 19. Yoga will not be held on November 28 due to Thanksgiving. Sponsored by University of Utah PEAK Health and Fitness.

Drop-in price is regular Museum admission, or for as little as $49, get  30+ sessions of yoga and mindfulness with the purchase of a UMFA membership. 

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