WINTER SOLSTICE TO EMBRACE YOUR INNER LIGHT

Join us to celebrate the Winter Solstice and embrace your inner light!

  • Usually, the Solstice is celebrated with 108 sun salutations, however we have divided it by the 4 seasons and will perform 27 salutations, followed by heart opening restorative poses that will allow you to connect to the joy of the season. The evening will close with a meditation focused on the year’s end and setting everything aside, which may inhibit you from being who you wish to be in the New Year.

Why 108?

The number 108 carries spiritual significance in many cultures.

108 is the number of “Upanishads” comprising Indian philosophies “Vedic Texts”

108 is the number of names for Shiva (a really important Hindu God).

108 is the number of names for Buddha.

108 is the Chinese number representing ‘man’.

108 is the number of beads on the Catholic rosary.

108 is the number of beads on the Tibetan ‘mala’ (prayer beads analogous to a rosary.

108 is twice the number ‘54’, which is the number of sounds in Sanskrit (sacred Indian language).

108 is 6 times the number ‘18’, which is a Jewish good luck number.

108 is twelve times the number 9, which is the number of vinyasas (movements linked to breath) in a Sun Salutation.

108 is the number of Sutras in the Yoga Sutras.

1 stands for Higher Truth, 0 stands for Emptiness and 8 stands for Infinity.

 

Friday December 21. 6:30-8:30pm

 

 

 

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