Autumnal Equinox: Rhythm and Ritual Through Yoga

The autumnal equinox marks one of two specific positions of Earth during its year-long orbit around the sun where the celestial equator (the spatial projection of the plane between northern and southern hemispheres) passes through the center of our solar star. In these equinox positions, our planet’s axis is directed neither toward nor away from the sun and the boundary between light and shadow is perpendicular to the equator.

During this significant, albeit brief, moment of cosmic equanimity, the planet is divided into approximately equal parts night and day, hence the word “equinox” with Latin roots meaning “equal night.”

Read the full article here, complete with a regenerative practice for the autumnal equinox, inviting you to surrender to your inner gravity and navigate the upcoming seasonal transition with grace.