Immersive Van Gogh San Antonio launches yoga series

Immersive Van Gogh San Antonio is launching a new Immersive Yoga series under The Starry Night beginning Saturday August 20, 2022. Photo: Michael Brosilow, used with permission.

Lighthouse Immersive, producers of the original Immersive Van Gogh exhibition, is partnering with America’s favorite kefir company, Lifeway Foods (Nasdaq: LWAY), to bring San Antonio yoga under The Starry Night. Beginning Saturday, August 20, patrons of all fitness levels can sign up for Lifeway Kefir Immersive Yoga. The classes will be led by a certified yoga instructor and will take place inside Lighthouse ArtSpace San Antonio (221 Burleson St.). (Lighthouse Immersive, 2022)

Called “a welcome shock to the senses” that is “like leaving the universe” by Insider, people of all fitness levels are welcome to enroll in the 35-min flow yoga. All classes take place within the multi-sensory and all-encompassing Immersive Van Gogh experience. Each workout is designed to challenge the body and inspire the mind; choreographed in harmony with the music, sounds, light and moving images from Van Gogh’s vast catalog of masterpieces. After class, participants are invited to stay and experience the art exhibition around them. All Lifeway Kefir Immersive Yoga participants will receive a nutritious Lifeway Kefir snack, packed with probiotics and probiotics to nourish their microbiome and to recover from their yoga session. 

“Lifeway is eager to reintroduce our yoga program in partnership with Lighthouse Immersive. Our company motto, ‘Love Your Guts,’ is emblematic of the need for us to take care of our wellness every single day. A balanced gut microbiome positively influences our mental health, and vice versa. By engaging in the practice of yoga, surrounding ourselves with incredible art, and nourishing the gut with kefir, an ancient probiotic superfood, this unique collaboration is a great way to strengthen the mind-gut connection. Now more than ever, we hope to bring joy to our community with this once-in-a-lifetime immersive wellness experience that intersects movement, sound, art, and light.” – Julie Smolyansky, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lifeway Foods.

Classes are scheduled as follows:

• Saturday, August 20: 8:30a.m.
• Sunday, August 21: 10:30a.m.
• Saturday, August 27: 8:30a.m.
• Sunday, August 28: 10:30a.m.
• Saturday, September 3: 8:30a.m.
• Sunday, September 4: 10:30a.m.
• Saturday, September 10: 9:30a.m.
• Sunday, September 11: 9:30a.m.
• Saturday, September 17: 9:30a.m.
• Sunday, September 18: 9:30a.m.
• Saturday, September 24: 9:30a.m.
• Sunday, September 25: 9:30a.m.

Admission is $59.99 per person/per class and includes the yoga class experience as well as the Immersive Van Gogh exhibition. Tickets are on-sale now. Guests should arrive dressed for classes and should bring their own yoga mats.

Creative director and Italian film producer Massimiliano Siccardi designed Immersive Van Gogh with original, mood-setting music by Italian multimedia composer Luca Longobardi, who provided a score that combines experimental electronic music with pure, ethereal and simple-seeming piano. Vittorio Guidotti is the Art Director. Wander through entrancing moving images highlighting brushstrokes, detail and color of some of Van Gogh’s most famous works of art. The exhibition includes monumental depictions of Mangeurs de pommes de terre (The Potato Eaters, 1885), Nuit étoilée (Starry Night, 1889), Les Tournesols (Sunflowers, 1888), La Chambre à coucher (The Bedroom, 1889), and so much more. 

Lifeway Foods, Inc., which has been recognized as one of Forbes’ Best Small Companies, is America’s leading supplier of the probiotic, fermented beverage known as kefir. In addition to its line of drinkable kefir, the company also produces cheese, probiotic oat milk, and a ProBugs line for kids. Lifeway’s tart and tangy fermented dairy products are now sold across the United States, Mexico, Ireland, France and the United Kingdom.

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