Third (Last) Quarter Moon – Seasonal Yoga & Moon Phases Teaching Toolkit

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Toolkit Overview

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


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


Provide astronomy’s description of the lunar cycle including the point at which it’s called a Third Quarter Moon. Explain whether the light (illumination of the moon) is increasing or decreasing at this time. Provide themes that may be associated with the Third Quarter Moon, and examples of asanapranayama and other techniques and teachings that you might choose for aligning with Third Quarter Moon energy.

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