Balsamic / Dark Moon – Seasonal Yoga & Moon Phases Teaching Toolkit

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In this lesson, we introduce astronomy and astrology teachings related to the Balsamic Moon phase.


Become familiar with foundational astronomy and astrology teachings related to the Balsamic Moon phase, and with practice considerations for aligning with the energy of a Balsamic Moon.


Describe the meaning of the term Dark or Balsamic Moon. Discuss the meaning of the world “balsam” and how this relates to the moon phase name. Provide themes that may be associated with the Balsamic Moon, and examples of practices that you might choose for aligning with Balsamic Moon energy.

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