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Moon Days Swag by Nysa

"Always remember we are under the same sky, looking at the same moon." —Maxine Lee In the Ashtanga Yoga tradition we take rest from Yoga Asana practice on the new and full moon. If you'd like to better understand why we take rest on Moon Days check out a blog post I wrote on the [...]

Moon Days Swag by Nysa2022-11-08T18:21:18+00:00

Why Does the Ashtanga Yoga Tradition Observe Rest from Practice on the New and Full Moon?

Why do traditional Mysore style Ashtanga Yoga programs cancel classes during the new and full moon days? The many phases of the moon cycle are determined by the moon's position to the sun.  A full moon occurs when the sun and moon are in complete opposition to each other.  In contrast, a new moon occurs [...]

Why Does the Ashtanga Yoga Tradition Observe Rest from Practice on the New and Full Moon?2022-11-09T22:19:33+00:00

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