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

May

  • Full Moon – Wednesday May 10th
  • New Moon – Thursday May 25th

June

  • Full Moon – Friday June 9th
  • New Moon – Friday June 23rd

July

  • Full Moon – Saturday July 8th
  • New Moon – Sunday July 23rd

August

  • Full Moon – Monday August 7th
  • New Moon – Monday August 21st

September

  • Full Moon – Wednesday September 6th
  • New Moon – Tuesday September 19th

October

  • Full Moon – Thursday October 5th
  • New Moon – Thursday October 19th

November

  • Full Moon – Friday November 3rd
  • New Moon – Saturday November 18th

December

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