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2023 Mysore program Moon days

In our traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Mysore program here at Meadowlark we observe the “moon days”.  This means on the full and new moons we invite our community to take rest from our more regular practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. 

There are a variety of reasons for observing the rest days, and for many who practice daily (6 days per week) the extra rest and observation of fluctuations in one’s energy over periods of time is welcomed. 

During these days we invite our community to focus on other areas of practice, including and not limited to prāṇāyāma, meditation, chanting, gentler āsana practice like yin yoga which we offer.  It also invites you to observe the attachment you may have to your ‘normal’ practice.

 


After advice from Hamish Hendry of Ashtanga Yoga London (who follows the Panchang Hindu Calendar for their Moon day scheduling) and carefully observing our sunrise times here in Edinburgh, Scotland we have chosen to closely follow their scheduling for the year of 2022 (and beyond) as seen below. 

 

To replace the normal morning Mysore schedule on these dates, a 07:45 AM online yin class will be offered. Our Evening Mysore program will not observe the moon day schedules due to being a 3 day week program and therefore we invite you to be observant of your energy around these days/ times. 

 


2023

 

January

Friday 06th ○ full moon
Saturday 21st ● new moon

February

Sunday 05th ○ full moon
Monday 20th ● new moon

March

Tuesday 07th ○ full moon
Tuesday 21st ● new moon

April

Thursday 06th ○ full moon
Thursday 20th ● new moon

May

Friday 05th ○ full moon
Friday 19th ● new moon

June

Sunday 04th ○ full moon
Sunday 18th ● new moon

July

Monday 03rd ○ full moon
Monday 17th ● new moon

August

Tuesday 01st ○ full moon
Wednesday 16th ● new moon
Thursday 31st ○ full moon

September

Friday 15th ● new moon
Friday 29th ○ full moon

October

Saturday 14th ● new moon
Saturday 28th ○ full moon

November

Monday 13th ● new moon
Monday 27th ○ full moon

December

Tuesday 12th ● new moon
Wednesday 27th ○ full moon

 
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