Date(s) - April 7, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, University Center for the Arts

Join us for Yoga in the Museum at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art!

This free, hour-long Vinyasa flow yoga class will be held in GAMA’s Griffin ​Foundation Gallery, surrounded by ​art from the exhibition Glorioserías​: The Body in Late Twentieth Century Mexican Art. Yoga in the Museum participants are welcome to stay and enjoy the museum after class, including current exhibitions Black Art at CSU: Building a Presence, Dead & Lost in Detroit: A Graphic Novel by Carl Wilson, and Survivance.

Participants ​should bring their own mat. No other equipment ​is needed​, though you are welcome to bring a blanket or blocks. Water is not allowed in the galleries but may be stored in the lobby ​for after class. ​

Free and appropriate for all ​experience levels! Sessions limited to 20 participants. Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the ​Gregory Allicar Museum ​of Art.


Registration is required: Yoga in the Museum Free Registration (April 7)


Vinyasa flow yoga class (all experience levels), Thursday, April 7, 4 p​.m​.-5 p​.m​., led by Duan Ruff, Director of CSU’s Black/African American Cultural Center and certified yoga instructor


Education is the calling on Duan’s life and he has answered that call and believes that Education Leadership is about service to students and colleagues.  Duan has spent his entire professional life serving in education and wellness as a teacher, administrator, and Director in the Denver and Fort Collins communities.  He was born in St. Louis, Missouri but grew up in Park Hill Denver and has a dynamic spouse Reneca and 4 extraordinary children.  Duan has his Bachelors Degree and MBA and is currently in pursuit of his Education Doctorate.  In addition to the degrees listed above Duan also has his Principal License and certifications in Education Leadership and Policy Studies from DU, Creating Inclusive Excellence at CSU, and as a yoga instructor from IM’Unique.  He most recently served as a the Dean of Students and Director of Safety and Security at a private school in Denver.  As an alum of Colorado State (2003), Duan brings great passion and love for CSU to the work that he does for students in the Black/African American Cultural Center.




The first Yoga in the Museum class will take place on Thursday, March 31, from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. in the Griffin Foundation Gallery, led by Theresa McClaren, GAMA Visitor Services Manager and certified yoga instructor.