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Virtual Yoga at the Grain Exchange Room

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October 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Virtual Yoga at the Grain Exchange Room

Join MKE Yoga Social for a free virtual yoga session as part of Doors Open in the iconic Grain Exchange room in the Mackie Building! Thanks to MKE Yoga Social for leading this yoga experience and to Bartolotta Catering at The Grain Exchange for hosting us.
The stunning Grain Exchange in the Historic Mackie Building will be our backdrop for class as Jessica Hope guides class from the balcony overlooking the grand room. Marvel at the stained glass and hand painted murals adorning the walls and ceiling.
Expect a beginner friendly slow flow with a heavy emphasis linking movement to breath. This is the perfect mid-day stretch to reset your energy. Class can be done anywhere you have virtual access – phone, tablet or computer. Yoga mat or blanket recommended. Water bottle optional.

The Grain Exchange Room located in the Mackie Building, showcases beautiful “Simple Italian” architecture, soaring ceilings, hand painted frescoes, gold leaf and over 10,000 sq. feet of usable event space in an outstanding and historical location.

The three story “cathedral of commerce” was closely linked with the early commercial history of Milwaukee, when for a brief time, the city was the world’s largest primary wheat market for trading, exporting and inspecting grain. Milwaukee’s lake port was near vast acres of wheat so the Milwaukee Grain Exchange made its home in the Chamber of Commerce building, inventing and utilizing the very first octagonal trading pit.