Room for Breathing
Room for Breathing
This workshop is for participants ages 16 or above.
Participants are recommended to wear comfortable clothing and socks during stretching and reclining exercises performed on the ground. You may bring your own large towel or scarf to keep yourself warm. Please see 'Event Arrangements' below.
The workshop ticket will include same-day access to General Admission exhibitions (excluding Special Exhibition). Please retain a copy of your ticket to facilitate your entry to the galleries.
How to find inner peace in our busy lives? Join this workshop for a refreshing and rejuvenating experience through a series of breathing and relaxation exercises, and find tranquility that comes with resting.
We receive tons of information through our senses every day, which can make us feel tense, anxious and in turn affect our ability to concentrate and rest properly. In the serene and comfortable museum setting, art educator and yoga and mindfulness instructor Lau Tin Ming will lead you to unwind your body and mind. Through practicing gentle movements and breathing exercises, you can focus more on different parts of the body, be aware of your sensations and thoughts in the present moment, and ultimately sink into a deep state of rest.
This is part of a series of three Wellbeing Workshops at M+ that focus on the body and the mind – themed seeing, feeling and breathing – inviting you to create room for yourself and embark on a journey of contemplation and meditation. Through a variety of art and museum experiences, you will be guided to tune yourself to the present, become aware of your thoughts and feelings, and recharge your physical and mental batteries. No prior experience in artmaking or mindfulness is required to participate.
About the Instructor
Lau Tin Ming graduated from The University of Hong Kong, majoring in Art History and Comparative Literature. He has more than a decade of experience in planning and implementing arts education programmes, and previously served as Acting Principal of the HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity. He is a certified yoga instructor with over ten years of yoga education experience. Through yoga, he takes students on an exploration of the relationship between body, breath, and mind. He also works with university and community partners to bring mindfulness practices into diverse communities.
Image at top: Wellbeing Workshop: Room for Breathing, M+, Hong Kong