Full Moon – Seasonal Yoga & Moon Phases Teaching Toolkit

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In this lesson, we introduce astronomy and astrology teachings related to Full Moons.


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


Provide astronomy’s description of the lunar cycle including the point at which we experience the moon as full. Explain why the moon is completely illuminated at this time. From an astrological perspective, explain how the sun and moon are related during a Full Moon and the relationship of the Full Moon to the New Moon. Provide themes that may be associated with the Full Moon, and examples of asana, pranayama and meditation practices that you might choose for aligning with Full Moon energy.

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