• goodyoga @ Transmitter Park (map)
  • WNYC Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Avenue
  • Brooklyn, NY 11222
  • USA

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Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

 

good108: Enjoy this Sun Salute mashup featuring a bevy of beautiful goodyogis including Founders Flannery and Ray. Ready, set ... go!

Today is not only the Summer Solstice (first day of summer), but also National Yoga Day! This evening, Goodyoga hosts a Summer Solstice offering of 108 Sun Salutations. 

goodteacher Courtney will lead the good108 in TRANSMITTER Park @ 7pm.

Courtney will lead you through 108 Sun Salutes offering modifications to ensure that you are comfortably challenged. Do 20, 50 or ALL 108 … It's up to you.

This is a Donation-based event. Suggested donation $20.

All proceeds will go to Discover Outdoors Foundation! Their mission: To provide life-changing, educational, and fun outdoor experiences to kids who need it most. Read more at http://www.discoveroutdoors.org/


Why 108?

*108 is the number of Upanishads comprising Indian philosophy's Vedic texts. 
*108 is the number of names for Shiva.
*108 is the number of names for Buddha. 
*108 is the Chinese number representing "man". 
*108 is the number of beads on a Catholic rosary. 
*108 is the number of beads on a Tibetan mala (prayer beads, analogous to a rosary). 
*108 is twice the number 54, which is the number of sounds in Sanskrit. 
*108 is the number of possible astrological positions (9 planets x 12 signs)
*108 is six times the number 18, which is a Jewish good luck number. 
*108 is twelve times the number 9 which is the number of vinyasas in a Sun Salutation.