Anja is a Vinyasa Flow Yoga teacher known for her fun, warm, nurturing, supportive, and creative classes and workshops. She plays particular attention to structure and alignment. Her classes encourage you to feel empowered and is an inspired combination of physical dynamic movement, breath and meditative practice.
Physically I can feel my body getting stronger and fitter since taking the classes and I can honestly say I feel more rejuvenated outside the class in daily life as well.— Rachel
Anja has had an interest in yoga for twenty years, completed her first teacher training course in 1998 and been teaching since 2005. She has been fortunate to train in different styles of yoga with a variety of high profile teachers. She teaches all aspects and levels of yoga including vinyasa flow yoga, pregnancy, postnatal yoga and private clients as well as traveling on retreats and yoga festivals.
As a natural extension of her interest in yoga Anja furthered her studies into the science of Ayurveda. After 4 years full time study, including apprenticeships in Ayurvedic hospitals in India, Anja gained her BSc and PGdip in Ayurveda from Middlesex University. With a great interest in women’s health Anja trained as Doula with acclaimed obstetrician Dr Michel Odent and doula, Liliana Lamis. She incorporates yoga and ayurveda into an embodied practise for well-being, health and grounded transformation in body and mind. She draws on her experience as an aromatherapist, massage therapist and her knowledge and training in Western herbs, flower remedies and healing in her individual ayurvedic and yoga consultations.
As well as teaching yoga and seeing clients Anja writes the Yoga Blog for familiesonline.co.uk/yoga and is featured regularly in Om Magazine, Yoga Magazine and other publications. She co-created and tutors YogaLondon’s Pregnancy Teacher Training Course and specialises in training and CPD courses for yoga teachers.
Anja is the founder of yogaembodied, a Registered Senior Yoga Teacher (SYT) with The Yoga Professionals UK (their highest accreditation), E-RYT 500® and RPYT (Pregnancy) with Yoga Alliance US, she has a BSc and PGDip in Ayurveda and is trained as a Doula.
Even if I arrive at a class feeling drained, I always leave feeling both energized and relaxed at the same time, looking forward to the next one!— Helen