Kids Yoga Family Event Lunar New Year of the Rabbit

How Lunar New Year Influences Our Yoga Practice

The lunisolar calendar keeps track of the moon and sun’s different phases. It’s used by many ancient cultures to determine the Lunar New Year—that's why the holiday falls on different dates each year.

This year, on January 22, 2023, it’s the Year of the Water Rabbit. The sign of Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture and 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope. People born in a year of the Rabbit are believed to be vigilant, witty, quick-minded, and ingenious.

In yoga, we embrace these characteristics in our practice. Like a rabbit, we can be gentle, quiet, elegant, and alert as well as quick, skillful, kind, patient, and very responsible. Furthermore, sometimes reluctant to reveal our minds to others, perhaps with a tendency to escape reality, but always faithful to those around us.

At IYK, we are inspired by all cultures and we incorporate them into the experience for kids and families to enrich themselves with not only with the physical practice, but with the mental, emotional and social benefits of learning together. We welcome everyone so they can get to know themselves and share their voices. It makes us better and complete to be inclusive and celebrate a variety of cultures.

Attend our upcoming IYK® HighVibe Event for Lunar New Year to learn a soothing exercise, Bunny Breath, and much more!

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