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Three Particular Benefits of a Yoga Practice

  As yoga gains in popularity, the claims of its benefits are numerous, ranging from the technically medical to the wildly metaphysical.  At times it seems like a cure-all, which can also make it appear over-rated and perhaps bogus. Yoga is a both a weight-bearing and stretching exercise so it is expected that it will…

The Power and Impact of Yoga

  I must begin by saying, “thank you.” Because if you are reading this post, it means you are a supporter of You Call This Yoga, and you help make possible one of the most uplifting programs I’ve ever been a part of. Now, I have two questions for you. Why do you do yoga?…

Balance of Consumption

  We are consumers. Have you ever taken a quiet minute to consider all that you consume in a day? Most people would likely instantly think of the food that they ate that day. True, the consuming of food is a necessary daily ritual, but what else are we consuming and why? We consume a…

Moving from the Inside, Out – Experiencing Anatomy through Movement

Next time your yoga teacher asks you to “rest” in that Down Dog for just a few more breaths, look around you – no two Down Dogs are quite the same. Excepting severe injury, genetic anomaly or deformity, we all have the same muscles pulling on the same bones to create the hip and shoulder…

About Ashtanga Yoga

From Stacy Ingahm, owner of Ashtanga Yoga School,  Raleigh’s only traditional morning Mysore program.  Ashtanga yoga is a traditional vinyasa style practice with its modern roots in Mysore, India. This is a dynamic practice designed to purify the body and calm the mind by combining a set sequence of poses with breath and movement (vinyasa)….