The Sacred Pelvis and Creativity

by anjayoga

The Sacred Pelvis and Creativity It’s been a while since I have last posted a proper blog post. (Aside from previous personal blog post). But I have been busy writing. I have just launch a new course – all about our Sacred Pelvis. Online. With plenty of my writing. And with me discussing what I […]

On life and death. Dancing the Tandava.

by anjayoga

On life and death. Dancing the Tandava. One of my favourite asana (yoga pose) is Natarajasana or the Asana of Nataraj. Nataraj is another name for Shiva and translates something like: Lord of the Dance. This is the Dance of Shiva – the source of destruction, dissolution and death. Because from destruction comes creation, birth […]

3 Fantastic Skin Benefits of Yoga You Didn’t Know About

by anjayoga

3 Fantastic Skin Benefits of Yoga You Didn’t Know About When starting yoga, typical goals might be to lose weight or de-stress. But did you know that you can use yoga to achieve glowing skin? Everyone is looking for that glow that makes your skin vibrant and young. Most people will turn to salicylic acid and benzoyl […]

Soup Salutation: Mindful Eating To Support Your Yoga Routine 

by anjayoga

Yoga is a way of life and mindful eating should be at the heart of supporting your practice. Soups have been at the centre of Ayurveda for centuries for good reason; their ingredients can be tailored to bring an individual’s dosha into balance; they can also cleanse and calm. The ideal yoga diet is light, hydrating and packed with […]

How to be strong and sturdy being a vegetarian?

by anjayoga

How to be strong and sturdy being a vegetarian? It is generally believed that all vegetarians are physically weak and do not get enough protein and iron. But do you know there are a lot of famous athletes who do not eat any animal products? Carl Lewis, for instance, is one of the most famous […]

What is the pelvis all about?

by anjayoga

What is the pelvis all about? I started writing this the day after International Women’s Day. And the two yoga classes I taught was full of wonderful women. In fact the couple of guys who had booked onto the evening class cancelled late afternoon. So it was a day celebrating women. I do love having […]

Yoga Diets to Nourish the Soul

by anjayoga

Yoga Diets to Nourish the Soul Yoga is much more than just an exercise routine–it’s a lifestyle. In order to make the most out of your yoga sessions, it’s important that you make sure to eat right throughout the course of the day. You should be mindful of what you choose to put into your body, selecting […]

Aromas in yoga class

by anjayoga
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Natural aromas in yoga class There are lots of aromas and scents (and smells) in a yoga class. And I want to discuss it briefly here. As a yoga teacher facilitating space where we all move and breathe in. And as a yoga practitioner and fellow students. Being a number of people in a contained […]

How yoga can improve your dental health

by anjayoga

We are all familiar with the everyday perks of practicing yoga; increased flexibility, muscle tone, core strength, cardio health and tons of energy to name but a handful. So isn’t it lovely when a surprising benefit comes along; it’s enough to keep you smiling all day! And smile you should, because Yoga is great for promoting […]

Pelvic floor – creating power, passion and relaxation

by anjayoga

Pelvic floor – creating power, passion and relaxation I sometimes tell the tale of the powerful yogini who lived by the river in ancient India. Her Shakti, power, was glowing and strong. And she had the ability to go to the river, squat down, and… pick up the stones with her vagina. Not sure where […]