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108 Sun Salutations to benefit VIP Pet Rescue of Central Florida

March 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

FullSizeRenderCelebrate the arrival of SPRING 2017 by practicing 108 sun salutations of different variations, creatively sequenced to invigorate, inspire and awaken your spirit. Sweat, smile and share group energy while you mark the start of a new season with an intention of optimal health and positivity.
Led By Christine Northcote
**Profits from this event will benefit VIP Rescue of Central Florida**


All levels welcome! Please note that sun salutations are vigorous and recommended for those used to physical activity and without shoulder issues. Resting is always allowed and encouraged!

Why 108? 

108 has long been considered a sacred number in Hinduism and yoga. Traditionally, malas, or garlands of prayer beads, come as a string of 108 beads (plus one for the “guru bead,” around which the other 108 beads turn like the planets around the sun). A mala is used for counting as you repeat a mantra.

The number also connects the Sun, Moon, and Earth: The average distance of the Sun and the Moon to Earth is 108 times their respective diameters. Such phenomena have given rise to many examples of ritual significance.

According to yogic tradition, there are 108 pithas, or sacred sites, throughout India. And there are also 108 Upanishads and 108 marma points, or sacred places of the body.

And, yes, one can offer a yoga mala of 108 Sun Salutations.

Pre-register here. Space is limited! https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=7977&stype=-8&sView=day&sLoc=0&date=03/19/17


March 19, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Studio B
Full Circle Yoga