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Yoga in the Gallery with Shelly McArdle

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Wednesday 20th December 2017
7:00am › 8:00am
Rockhampton Art Gallery
62 Victoria Parade, car park entrance Bolsover Street, Rockhampton, QLD 4700
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Yoga in the Gallery with Shelly McArdle

Event Description

Every Wednesday 7.00am - 8.00am [entry from 6.50am]

Enrich and extend yourself holistically at Rockhampton’s newest exercise location, Rockhampton Art Gallery. Where else would you want to hold a downward dog than right in front of a painting by Sidney Nolan or Russell Drysdale? Combine two loves and feed your mind and body by kicking off your morning with some positive energising whilst breathing in our latest exhibitions. Offered once a week, the program is hosted by Shelly McArdle, an expert in the field of relaxation and exercise.

Price: $10 per session | $8 Friends of the Gallery (tickets can be paid per session but pre-paying is recommended due to limited places. Maximum number of tickets available to purchase per person is 30)

Where: Rockhampton Art Gallery (entry via the front of the Gallery, directly off Victoria Parade)

Who: Anybody seeking an enriching, meditative space in which to bring together a healthy body and mind

Parking: Victoria Parade or Bolsover Car Park behind the Gallery

About the Tutor:

Shelly McArdle grew up in Tannum Sands, a town that has grown since she lived there. Her childhood was spent roaming in the beach scrub, exploring Wild Cattle Island, and swimming in the sea. She says these experiences taught her the healing power of our stunning natural environment; and that is why in later life she decided to combine her two great loves, the environment and yoga.

Shelly took up yoga in her twenties on the Sunshine Coast on the recommendation of her GP and mentor June Canavan as a treatment for anxiety. She later studied to be a yoga teacher. Her aim is to focus on the use of yoga as a way of healing emotional trauma and empowering people to regain strength in both body and spirit.