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Winter Solstice: 108 Salutation

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Celebrate the longest night of the year for 108 Sun Salutations followed by a soothing Yin practice to fully integrate the energy produced from bowing 108 times. This practice is a time to honor the return of the light, set intentions, and shed old and limiting patterns.

The Winter Solstice has long been recognised as an auspicious day as it signifies both an ending and a beginning. Nicknamed the longest night, the winter solstice marks the end of fall and the beginning of winter. It is also the transition point at which we shift from shorter days to days which gradually bring with them more light. It has become a tradition for the yogis to practice 108 Sun Salutations on the solstice as the salutations are a physical moving prayer and offering. At Yoga Bhoga, we build an altar in the middle of the floor and all of the students fan out like rays of the sun. Participants are encouraged to hold their prayers and intentions within their mind as they bow to the sun 108 times. The salutations are followed by a yin practice to allow the mind and body to soften and enter into a serene state of receptivity. This practice is beloved by the community. We would be honoured for you to join us!

Taught by Meghan Maris and Anne Witmer

This Workshop Costs $35

Earlier Event: December 16
December Breitenbush Retreat
Later Event: January 12
Yoga Conditioning for the Core