Rienzi Hosts Yoga in the Gardens, Sunday, March 22

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 3/4/2015, 7:40 a.m.
Celebrate springtime in Rienzi’s gardens with a yoga class led by Breakfast Yoga Club Houston. This grassroots volunteer yoga organization ...
Breakfast Yoga Club Houston holds yoga class at Rienzi’s gardens

What: Celebrate springtime in Rienzi’s gardens with a yoga class led by Breakfast Yoga Club Houston. This grassroots volunteer yoga organization unites the community through monthly yoga events at locations around Houston, inviting a variety of teachers to lead fun, engaging yoga practices with live music.

Participants are encouraged to bring their mats, build friendships and enjoy the energy of the outdoors. Following class, guests are invited to an open house tour of Rienzi and its gardens. Light refreshments will be served.

When: Sunday, March 22, 2015, at 9 a.m.

Where: Rienzi, 1406 Kirby Drive

Free, limited parking is available at Rienzi or on Lazy Lane in River Oaks.

Details: Admission to yoga is free. Standard rates apply to tour the house museum. Visit www.mfah.org/calendar or call 713.639.7800 for more information. Rain date scheduled for March 29.

Background: Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts, is the former home of philanthropists Carroll Sterling Masterson and Harris Masterson III. Opened to the public in 1999, Rienzi houses a substantial collection of European decorative arts, paintings, furnishings and porcelain, and an extensive holding of miniatures. Rienzi welcomes some 19,000 visitors each year for tours, family programs, lectures, concerts and a variety of special events.

Funding:Education programs at Rienzi receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; the Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment; and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment for Rienzi.

For more information, visit www.mfah.org/calendar