108 Sun Salutations - Moving Mediation to invite balance and surrender into our lives
108 Sun Salutations (Virtual)
Coming up: Winter Solstice
Next dates: to be announced
Moving Mediation to invite balance and surrender into our lives
Are you ready for the challenge of 108 sun salutations in one flow?
These events are celebrations to get in tune with nature and give thanks and appreciation for the natural cycles that bring us the beauty and wonder of the changing seasons.
Practicing the Sun Salutations is an immensely profound (and fun) way to connect to the life-giving source and power of the Sun in appreciation, love, and gratitude. With intention, we shall practice opening our hearts acting as a vessel for the love-light-flow to pour forth. Raising our vibration to transform and heal ourselves and the world.
By joining our energy and hearts together we become a powerful beacon of light and love that can spread around the globe. We center in the heart with love and devotion and flow through the 108 with the intention to radiate positive energy into the world. We practice the sun salutations we join our energies together and collectively become vessels for the light to come forth into our lives and into our world. Together we serve.
It’s amazing, the potential for change that can happen when a group joins together like this. These virtual group gatherings generate positive energy to help relieve the global crisis, disharmony, and suffering that exists in the world. As we continue to navigate through these unusual times our practice supports more harmony, balance, and peace. It is something positive that we can do for ourselves and others.
Join us for the next 108 sun salutation practice to generate and send out peace and love into the world and celebrate the changing light of the Sun
“May the long-time sun shine upon you, all love surround you, and the pure light within you, guide your way on.”
The session will go like this…
Warm up by yourself before linking up live
Short meditation and setting of our intention 10 mins
108 sun salutations, approx 90mins. 12 rounds x 9 sun salutations
Savasana and final meditation, 15 mins
Chanting the Gayatri Mantra
Total 2- 2.5 hrs
Join in person and practice together with Scarlett & Sonja @38 Neuhofen, Bad Mitterndorf
Practice in the privacy of your own space by joining us live on Zoom
Time: Dec 21 @7.30am CET
Donation Based 🙂
The number 108 is renowned and sacred in many traditions. This number also connects the Sun, Moon, and Earth: The average distance between the Sun and the Moon to Earth is 108 times their respective diameters. According to yogic tradition, there are 108 sacred sites throughout India, 108 Upanishads, and 108 marma points, or sacred places of the body.
One teacher will guide us through 6 sun salutations to make up one round. After 18 rounds we have completed 108 sun salutations
With the spring equinox, the days begin to lighten and we start to move toward the summer. It’s a time of renewal and resurrection as nature rebuilds herself after the sleep of winter. As the day gets longer we honor and appreciate the light that grows inside us and around us and breathe in the fresh new energy of the new season
Solstice means ‘standing of the sun’. It’s a time when the sun appears to stand still, that is, the seasonal movement of the Sun’s daily path (as seen from Earth) pauses at a northern or southern limit before reversing direction. At the time of the summer and winter solstice, we connect to these great turning points in the earth’s yearly cycle.
The Autumn Equinox is said to mark the end of summer and the beginning of Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. It is the first day of the autumn season and occurs when the sun passes the equator moving from the northern to the southern hemisphere. The North Pole begins to tilt away from the sun. The moment is important because it is the time when the nights and the day are of almost exactly equal length. It’s the beginning of autumn, the moment that puts us our way toward the winter solstice – the longest night.
Who is this for?
If you are comfortable with the practice of Surya Namaskar this will be a beautiful experience for you. If 108 sun salutations sound daunting to you, they needn’t be 🙂 This practice is a group effort and all are welcome. Should you need to rest at any point you can simply pause in a standing or seated posture and continue to the practice through visualization until you are ready to resume movement.
Each salutation will be fully guided by experienced and passionate teachers who love love love Sun Salutations.
Create a Team
If you feel you won’t have the strength to get through 108 you could always team up with a few friends.
Imagine you are a team of 3. You could do a sun salutation and then friend number 2 does one and then friend number 3 does one, this means you each do 36 sun salutations. Or you could do it in rounds, one person does 12 sun salutations, then the next, then the next. 3 rounds of 12 = 36, x 3 = 108. Whoop whoop!
Technical skill is important to make sure you practice without injury. We want you to be safe and comfortable with this practice so please view the following videos to support your practice.
Our end-of-practice message to participants of the free event 21st June 2020