Moon Days

Take Rest

It has been a tradition in Ashtanga Yoga to rest from Asana practice on Moon Days.
On The days when the moon is full or new, the moon is in a line relative to the position of earth. Therefore moon days of rest are essential for regeneration.

The Shala is closed to take rest on the following Moon Days:Shala Santosha Yoga Moon Days 


  • Full Moon – Wednesday September 5th
  • New Moon – Tuesday September 19th


  • Full Moon – Thursday October 5th
  • New Moon (Diwali) – Thursday October 19th


  • Full Moon – Friday November 3rd
  • New Moon – Saturday November 17th


  • Full Moon – Sunday December 3rd
  • New Moon – Sunday December 17th