Beat the heat with the little ones during the Sackler’s summer meditation series. Take a moment to pause and listen to a vast halo of sounds in “Encountering the Buddha and Resound: Ancient Bells of China.” Then, strike a pose with a series of guided activities to help deepen an awareness of art on display. Finally, slow things down and experience layered sounds, guided breathing and other beginner-friendly mindfulness techniques led by instructors from Yoga District. Come ready to move in comfy clothes. Mats are provided. On July 28 and Aug. 11, 10:30 to noon and 1 to 2:30 p.m. enjoy “Connecting to Nature All around You,” on Aug. 12 and 25, 10:30 to noon and 1 to 2:30 p.m. participate in “Protectors and Guardians.” For ages 4 and above with adult companions. Free registration is required. Email AsiaWorkshops@si.edu with name, session and number of registrants (include youth and caretakers). freersackler.si.edu.