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108 Sun Salutations to benefit VIP Pet Rescue of Central Florida
March 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm$15
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!
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