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Stretch & Sketch: Yoga & Drawing at the Mansion

May 21, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Stretch & Sketch: Yoga & Drawing at the Mansion

In this program of the Art and Wellness Series, Stretch and Sketch, you will:

  • View and discuss the painting of the Callahan Sisters by Charles Willson Peale.
  • Choose a painting in the museum and sketch while discussing drawing techniques (materials provided).
  • Do a stretching session in the garden with breathing techniques to help promote good posture and relieve stress.


Class description:

Megan Houst will be guiding a gentle yoga flow, accessible for all-levels. The practice will be focused to help students tap into their creativity, and connect deeper with mind, body, and soul. Please dress comfortably, bring a mat or a towel and any other props that you use to honor your practice.

In 2020, Megan completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training with Blue Lotus Yoga Studio. Through the training, Megan learned more about herself, and what she wanted to share with others through the practice of yoga. She hopes to instill confidence and mindfulness into her students both on and off their mats through breath work, meditation, creative flows, and self-love.

Free thanks to the Winifred Gordon Foundation.

The Winifred Gordon Memorial Art and Wellness Series

In memory of the talented artist and a founder of the Hammond-Harwood House Museum, Winifred Gordon, this free series, open to the public, will have gallery talks on mediums including painting, ceramics, furniture making followed by a wellness activity. Arts, history, tradition, and heritage all come together in important and unexpected ways that can improve overall health.

These programs connect to the art collection to improve participants’ physical health and mental well-being.

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May 21 2022
Saturday, 10:30 am
Price: Free
To make a reservation call: 410-263-4683 x10
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