Moon Days

What are they? 

According to Vedic tradition, moon days are not good days to learn or to teach – the influence of the moon is too strong or too weak to allow for the proper assimilation of knowledge.  Thus in the Ashtanga yoga tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, yoga classes are not offered on the days of the new and full moon.

Moon days follow the Hindu calendar, according to which days are considered sunrise-to-sunrise and, additionally, may be more or less than 24 hours long as they are based not on the clock but on the relative positions of sun, earth and moon (thus the new and full moon days listed here may differ from those in other calendars).

 

2019 Moon Days

New Moon             Full Moon

Jan 5, Sat               Jan 21, Mon
Feb 4, Mon              Feb 19, Tue
Mar 6, Wed             Mar 20, Wed
Apr 4, Thu               Apr 19, Fri
May 4, Sat               May 18, Sat
Jun 3, Mon Jun 16, Sun
Jul 2, Tue             Jul 16, Tue
Jul 31, Wed Aug 15, Thu
Aug 30, Fri Sep 13, Fri
Sep 28, Sat Oct 13, Sun
Oct 27, Sun Nov 12, Tue
Nov 26, Tue Dec 11, Wed
Dec 25, Wed

 

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Holidays

 

2019 Holidays

The school is CLOSED:

May 27–31 – Memorial Day Week

Jul 4 – Independence Day

Aug 31–Sep 2 – Labor Day Weekend

Nov 27–Dec 2 – Thanksgiving

Dec 24– Jan 1, 2020 – Christmas/New Year’