CELEBRATE THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR WITH A TRADITIONAL 108 SUN SALUTATION YOGA PRACTICE
with Robyn Hall, Wednesday, June 19th, 6:30 pm
 
Lower Studio, regular membership/class cards apply or $20 drop in, pre-registration is encouraged.
 
Robyn’s cool, lavender towels will be offered during savasana!
 
As we move into summer, the Earth springs back to life as crops begin to grow under the heat and light of the sun. What better time to grow in our yoga practice that with an invigorating meditative ritual that will strengthen our minds and bodies. Come offer gratitude to Mother Nature and set clear intentions for personal growth, leaving self-doubt behind with every exhale.
 
WHY 108?
108 is a significant number in science, math and many different belief systems and cultures. The three numbers are believed to signify the coming together to create a sense on “oneness”. The number “1” represents unity, the zero represents stillness and the “8” represents infinity.
 
There are 108 letters of the Sanskrit alphabet (54 letters with a shakti-feminine and a shiva-masculine set)
There are 108 nadis (energy channels) flowing through the heart chakra
There are 108 prayer beads on the Tibetan mala and the Catholic rosary
108 is the Chinese number representing “man”
108 is a Harshad number, an integer divisible by the sum of its digits (Harshad is from Sanskrit and means “great joy”)
The average distance between the Earth and the sun is 108 times the diameter of the sun
The average distance between the Earth and the moon is 108 times the diameter to the moon
 
Don’t feel like you have to be able to complete 108 chaturanga dandasanas to attend this celebratory class.
Modifications will be offered,