Sun + Sauna
A Celebration of the Summer Solstice
Wednesday, June 22
8:30 - 11:30am
Breia of YogaShop will be leading us through 108 Sun Salutations in celebration of the Summer Solstice followed by a community Sauna Session where we'll move through the Thermic Cycle of Hot - Cold - Rest - Repeat.
108 Sun Salutations is a moving meditation connecting the body, mind and universe. The number 108 is important in many different cultures and traditions. ~Hindu tradition associates the number 108 with the number of Shiva's attendants ~India has 108 sacred sites across the country ~The High Temple of Lamanai in Mayan culture was erected 108 feet tall ~Buddhist temples are often built with 108 steps representing the 108 steps to enlightenment ~Some forms of Tai Chi have 108 movements ~The diameter of the sun is 108 times the diameter of the earth ~The average distance of the Sun and Moon to Earth is 108 times their particular diameters ~In astrology, there are 12 constellations and 9 planets (12X9=108) ~There are 54 letters in Sanskrit each having a masculine and feminine form (54X2=108) ~There are 108 petals in a natural rose