The weather is perfect for yoga on the Rooftop. Join us this Sunday and every Sunday at 12:30 pm for Yoga with SJ. Sajeedah Jones will lead you through a creative vinyasa flow – a sequence of poses linked to your breath – featuring hands-on assists and upbeat music. Bring a mat or beach towel. The class is designed for students of all levels, all shapes, all sizes, and all ages and will leave you energized, inspired, and ready to take on your week.
Enjoy the one-hour workout and mindfulness practice and then treat yourself to a self-guided tour of our galleries.
Never tried yoga before? Check out the Ashtanga Fundamentals below!
Due to the popularity of this event, and our efforts to maintain social distancing, your spot may be released if you are more than 15 minutes late to the start of the session at 12:30PM.
There are three preferred parking locations for visitors to the Gantt:
The Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage – Parking for Levine Center for the Arts is located across the street from the Gantt. The entrance to the garage is at 101 W. Stonewall Street. Visitor parking is offered on levels P1 and P2.
The Green Parking Garage – There are two entrances for the parking garage, 454 S. College Street or 435 S. Tryon Street. You will receive a green parking ticket.
Two Wells Fargo Center Parking Garage – Located at 301 S. Tryon Street, you will receive a blue parking ticket when entering this garage.
When you arrive at the Gantt, please ask our Visitor Experience team for a discounted parking pass. When exiting any of the three preferred parking garages, the maximum charge with the Gantt pass will be $5.00 on weekdays and weekends.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Sajeedah Jones believes that yoga helps everyone live their best lives because it teaches one to focus on the task at hand. She is a practicing yogi for 14 years and has taught for six of those years. As the owner of Sajeedah Jones Yoga For Athletes and as a private instructor working with professional athletes for 5 years, Jones has taught athletes how to prolong their careers and prevent injury through yoga.
Practiced for more than 5000 years, yoga is a popular way to increase flexibility, gain strength, and reduce stress through a system of mental and physical practices which can include meditation, breathwork, lifestyle and behavior principles, and physical exercise. The physical practice of yoga is the most common form in the West today. The goal is to balance mind, body, and spirit through physical postures and body alignment; proper breathing techniques; and meditation or relaxation.
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
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