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108 Sun Salutations to Celebrate Autumnal Equinox

  • Some Like it Hot Yoga and Fitness 11403 Barker Cypress Road - Suite 1200 Cypress, TX, 77433 United States (map)

108 Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar) led by Chelsea Salinas!

YES!! 108 Sun Salutations! What an incredible way to celebrate Autumnal Equinox! Thank you, Chelsea Salinas for leading this celebration!

Only $10 for two-hours of an incredibly powerful practice!

The Autumnal Equinox:

It is a long-held tradition by many to practice 108 Sun Salutations to commemorate and celebrate the change of the seasons (Winter and Summer Solstice as well as the Spring and Fall Equinox).

During Equinox, the day and night are equal in length. The Fall Equinox, a.k.a. the Autumnal Equinox, represents a time to go inward and ground before the onset of the Winter Solstice.

The internal heat that you build during Surya Namaskar is one of cleansing, detoxifying, grounding and also gets you in tune with yourself. Although there are many benefits to practicing 108 Sun Salutations - we will focus on are Energy transfer and Surrendering to the Process.

Energy Movement and Transfer:

Surya Namaskar heats the physical body and activates Prana (life force). The intense activity assists in the creation (and movement of) energy; as well as emotions that you may be harboring or are stuck. The restorative poses, hip openers, and reclining help let go of the energy and emotions that no longer are of service to you.

Surrender to the Process:

Practicing 108 Sun Salutations, will be a great challenge. At several points throughout this celebration you will surrender to the process. You will acknowledge the emotion, and subsequently let it go. After the 108th Surya Namaskar, you will feel lighter and find so much meaning in this powerful practice.

Why 108???

In many disciplines, 108 is a sacred and significant number in a magnitude of ways, not just yoga. A few examples that may resonate with you:

Astronomy: the distance between the Sun and Earth is approximately 108 times the diameter of the Sun

Numerology: 108 equals 9, symbolizing eternity, love, and awakening

108 Tantras: Hindu or Buddhist mystical text from the 7th century.

Ayurveda: the 108 sacred body points

108 beads of the Mala: Used to feel and count during meditation

Join us Sunday 9/22 at 3:00 PM!!

Clear chakras and some self-love.

Clear chakras and some self-love.