Seasonal Yoga Teaching – Winter Solstice

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the part of the calendar and Wheel of the Year known as Winter Solstice.


Become familiar with the Winter Solstice and with yoga techniques that may help to align with and balance the energies of this time.


Explain why yoga teachers might care about Wheel of the Year observations. Define “solstice.” Describe the Winter Solstice and explain why the sun appears to stand still at that time. Provide some themes associated with Winter Solstice and yoga teachings you might offer to support a focus on the Winter Solstice.

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