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The Moon Cycle, Waning

Tune into your own sacred cyclical nature as well as the celestial Waning Moon itself with the guidance of Maite in this soft, gentle class. The Waning Moon phase, also known as the fourth, or "inner Autumn," phase, is at the very end of the Luteal phase for menstruation cycles, as well as the lunar time after the full moon as the moon gradually retreats into darkness. Whether you are moving through and looking to relieve some challenging pre-menstrual symptoms, or are simply feeling lower in energy and in need of rest, this beautiful class will help you take the time you deserve to slow down and tend to your needs in the most loving way. Begin with the Pranayama, Lion's Breath, then move slowly and mindfully through restorative movements and twists. Finish this relaxing practice with Bhramari Pranayama, or Honeybee Breath, to find a place of tranquility from within, and stay connected to that space as you carry onward.

For this practice, you will need a blanket and two blocks (or homemade substitutes).

Continue practicing with the cycles of the moon, healing the lower Chakras, and connecting to your own personal "moon" to tap into your creativity, sexuality, and deep sacred power with the other Moon Cycle classes:

First Phase: The Moon Cycle, New Moon
Second Phase: The Moon Cycle, Waxing
Third Phase: The Moon Cycle, Full Moon
Fourth Phase: The Moon Cycle, Waning