A sculpture of a reclining figure with a glass wall and fountains behind it

Henry Moore; Reclining Figure, 1957; Carnegie Museum of Art: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G. David Thompson, in memory of David. © The Henry Moore Foundation

Online Chair Yoga for Seniors: January


Price: Pay What You Wish

Stretch and relax both your body and mind at home in this 30-minute gentle yoga class. Begin each class by delving into a work of art from CMOA’s collection, then follow instructor Lydia Kilian as she guides you through movement inspired by the work of art. Class will consist of seated gentle movement, standing poses that use the chair for balance and support, and breathing and relaxation techniques. This class is accessible to all levels and abilities, and various modifications will be offered. Participants will NOT be visible to each other or to the instructor. An armless chair is preferred for the movement in this class.

Support for senior programming is generously provided by The Campbell Foundation.

Register for individual events or the whole series! You will receive an email with the Zoom link after you purchase your ticket.

About Lydia Kilian

Lydia Kilian began her journey in meditation ten years ago as a tool to manage performance anxiety while completing her degree in piano performance. Since then she has developed a consistent meditation practice in her daily life, and has studied extensively in the Vipassana style participating in retreats at the Southeast Vipassana Center, USA and Wat Suan Mokkh, Thailand. Kilian is a certified yoga instructor and studied various meditation techniques during her yoga training in Rishikesh, India. Recently, Kilian completed the Master of Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University. She is an avid arts supporter and believes the arts and meditation can be used as complementary tools to calm the mind and support wellbeing.