The Ancient Science of Yoga
Talks & Lectures
Free with museum admission
Dive deep with the experts to learn the science of yoga and the 5,000-year-old system of medicine from India called Ayurveda. Qamar Adamjee, associate curator of South Asian art, Jeffrey Durham, assistant curator of Himalayan art, Dr. Margaret Chesney, director of UCSF’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and Dr. Anand Dhruva, integrative medicine physician and associate professor of medicine, use artworks from the exhibition Yoga: The Art of Transformation to discuss the practices’ origins and their effects on health.
Discover the body's seven energy centers (chakras) and learn about colors and sounds associated with each. Co-presented by the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Asia Society, and the International Asosciation of Yoga Therapists.