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Come and join us for 108 Sunsalutations to welcome Winter in 2010 Saturday 29th May at 5.30pm. Every new season we partake in the spiritual journey of 108 Sunsalutations and have done for over 5 years. The number 108 has been considered sacred for thousands of years in India. The Hindu prayer necklaces contain 108 beads, each one representing an individual mantra or prayer. Chinese Buddhists and Taoists also use a 108 bead mala.

In yoga, it is believed that our heart center is where the soul resides. From the heart center 108 channels, called Nadis, radiate out to all parts of the subtle body. By chanting a mantra 108 times, the energy of the mantra enters each of those channels so that it reaches all parts of the body. Coming together as a group to welcome each new season and cycling through 108 sun salutations provides the opportunity for a challenging physical workout as well as a focused, meditative experience.

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