On March 19 Saturday, the world is about to see its biggest full moon in two decades. Check out this article. The moon will be 14% larger and 8% closer to Earth than usual.
According to Tim Miller, practicing Ashtanga Yoga makes us more attuned to natural cycles. Observing moon days is one way to recognize and honor the rhythms of nature so we can live in greater harmony with it. Human beings are composed of 70% water and thus affected by the phases of the moon. The full moon makes us feel stronger and more inclined towards physical exertion. The series can be finished in less time; troublesome poses can be achieved with more ease. The downside is that any injury sustained during the full moon is greater than the usual and can take longer to heal.
Does this mean that we should take a longer (officially sanctioned) break from our practice? ;P