Portugal: Saluting for Charity & World Peace Day in the Algarve

| 09-20, 2013

Portugal: Saluting for Charity & World Peace Day in the Algarve

Vale de Lobo – Algarve | 21 September, 2013

    Saluting for Charity is a fundraiser for local charities in the Algarve. Please join this practice and help raising much needed funds by Saluting for Charity with 108 rounds of the Sun Salutation –  these rounds can be completed in teams or individually. There will also be a silent meditation for those wanting to join in the event. The practice will take place at 9:30am at Breeze, Vale do Lobo Praça in Vale de Lobo, Loulé, Algarve.

The event is held on World Peace Day, to bring more awareness to this day.

The fundraising is set in the spirit of service which is in the heart of Yoga. Luckshmi (Lucy) Cannon, Yoga teacher at Quinta da Calma and Luísa Mckay, founder of Lulushanti Yoga, and under the auspices of of SIS Project – Service in Satchidananda – will be leading this fundraising.

This year’s fundraising will be towards helping 5 charitiesC.A.S.A.Canil de San Francisco de AssisLittle Miracles – Onyom (SIS) The Refúgio dos Burros (The Donkey Sanctuary) and Peta Birch Community Association.

Due to the success of the last years charity events arranged by Lulushanti Yoga, more Yoga teachers are joining together to host another ‘SALUTING FOR CHARITY’ event.


READY SET GO!! Lets start FUNDRAISING and signing up. 1 month countdown!! You can also make a donation online by going to the Facebook page or by visiting this link: Donate online at SIS Project.

Do join for 108 Yoga Sun Salutations !

Participants    –   To reach the organisers’ goal, they hope that each participant raises 50 euros. Please raise as much money as possible, this is a chance for us to give back to those in need.

The Event  –  The target is to do 108 rounds of the Sun Salutation of whatever style you’re familiar with. The 108 rounds can be done individually or as part of a team. Children are welcome to join in and create their own teams.

If you wish to participate in this event, but do not wish to do the Sun Salutation, there will be a guided meditation followed by relaxation.

When? The event will take place on Saturday 21st Settember 2013, 9:30am – 13.30 a.m.

Where?  –  Breeze, Vale do Lobo Praca have kindly allowed us to use their pool space overlooking the sea. Breeze will have fresh juices & food available of which a percentage will go to charity.

How to Support

  • Enter the event
  • Spread the word
  • Donate
  • Buy a T-shirt
  • Sponsor someone
  • Offer a raffle prize

Why 108?

  • Sun and Earth: The diameter of the sun is 108 times the diameter of the Earth.
  • Sanskrit alphabet: There are 54 letters in the Sanskrit alphabet. Each has masculine and feminine, shiva and shakti. 54 times 2 is 108.
  • Chinese: The Chinese Buddhists and Taoists use a 108 bead mala
  • Planets and Houses: In astrology, there are 12 houses and 9 planets. 12 times 9 equals 108.
  • Heart Chakra: The chakras are the intersections of energy lines, and there are said to be a total of 108 energy lines converging to form the heart chakra.
  • Stages of the soul: Said that Atman, the human soul or centre goes through 108 stages on the journey.

Theses are only just a few examples for the use of the number 108, the list goes on!

What you need to do to enter

  • To start, you will need a sponsor sheet
  • Participants require to enter with a minimum of 50 euro sponsorship. Your encouraged to raise as much money as possible, and to donate a little yourself.
  • Participants are also encouraged to donate themselves with money donation or food donations
  • It is not necessary to complete all 108 salutations. Childs pose and rest is always available
  • Children under the age of 16 wishing to participate are welcome to join with parental supervision.

What you need to take

  • Sponsor sheets and donations/Water/Towel/Yoga mat/ suncream
  • Optional: Any other yoga props which might be useful to assist you through the event


What to wear

  • Comfortable clothing. Layers of warm and cool clothes
  • We ask that you avoid BLACK…. Please wear VIBRANT colours!

The Charities

 To download  download: your sponsorship form

Lets all make a difference because every little penny counts!

Date: Saturday, 21st September 2013

Registration: 9am
Start time: 9:30am
Location: Breeze, Vale do Lobo Praça Pool Terrace – Vale De Lobo – Loulé, Algarve, Portugal

More information:
Email: salutingforcharity108@yahoo.com – T: 91 922 92 89 – Web: www.salutingforcharity.com – Facebook

See also other events by: Lulushanti Yoga

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