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Join the Leap Year Yoga Challenge 2020 this February 29, 2020 from 7:30am-1:00pm, Riverbend Park, 9060 Indiantown Road, Jupiter. More than 25 holistic practitioners, yogis, and leaders have united to motivate, inspire, and raise awareness for natural alternatives and holistic education.

The Leap Yoga Challenge Day includes Reiki, guided walking meditation, vegetarian lunch with vegan options, infused water, and other beverages. If you are up to the challenge, complete 108 sun salutations! 

Admission is FREE - $108…if you care to make a donation, you will receive the following:

Donate $30, you will receive everything on the itinerary  including lunch, plus: The goodie-bag which is filled with great products from natural & holistic retailers in…

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As you probably already know, Leap Year occurs every four years, but did you know that every year divisible by 4 is a leap year? Here are some other fun facts:

  • Not only does Leap Year occur in every year that is divisible by four, it only occurs in century years that are evenly divided by 400.
  • 4 million people in the world are leap day babies. These babies are called leapers or leaplings and there is a one in 1,461 chance of being a leap day baby.
  • Astrologers believe that people born on February 29th have unusual talents
  • There will be 8 years between leap years 2096 and 2104
  • Women often choose this day to propose marriage to men. If the man refuses the proposal, he would be fined a kiss, a silk dress or twelve pairs of gloves.

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Why do we have a leap year every four years? A leap year is when an extra day is added to the end of February every four years. It all comes down to the solar system's discrepancy with the Gregorian calendar.

What do you do if you were born on February 29th.The chances of having a leap birthday are one in 1,461. It is suggested if you were born in the am, celebrate annually on February 28.  If you were born in the afternoon, celebrate on March 1.  However, if you are a true “leaper” you should only celebrate every four years, which at a certain age becomes very advantageous!

A complete orbit of the earth around the sun takes exactly 365.2422 days to complete, but the Gregorian calendar uses 365 days. So what to do but add 6 hours every year and…

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