Summer Season Irritations

by anjayoga

Summer Season Irritations It’s finally summer. The sun is shining. All we want to do is be outdoors – all day. Except being outside gives you itchy eyes, watery and irritated. You start sneezing and the nose is running. Constantly. You just feel irritated and irritable. You’ve got hay fever. And for us in the […]

Flower Evolution

by anjayoga

Flowers: the beauty, the fragrance… their magic I love going to botanical gardens, walk in nature. Simply being in nature feels calming and inspiring to me. On a more alchemical level I love the very vibration of the plants through flower essences and their scent through aromatherapy. I recently had the pleasure of having a […]

Yoga + Menstruation (blog + vlog)

by anjayoga

Yoga + Menstruation Our culture is very much “carry on” as usual. No matter what. We are tired, so we drink coffee and carry on as usual. We have a headache, and remedy it with numbing out the pain with a nurofen – and carry on as usual. We suffer with heartburn and indigestion and […]

World Oceans Day

by anjayoga

  I have always been very interested in protecting our environment. Recycled when possible, bringing my own carrier bags before we had to pay, collected batteries for special deposal and used organic and natural products when I could. On the 8th of June it was World Oceans Day. A time to contemplate how to care […]

Chakras – an introduction

by anjayoga

Chakras – an introduction Here is a brief introduction to Chakras. Chakra can be translated from Sanskrit to English as a disc. The Chakras are often thought of as a ‘wheel’ or a spinning vortex. In a way it is what connects our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual being.  The ancient texts explains the main […]

Honouring and Caring for our Natural World 🌺🌸🌼

by anjayoga

Caring for our Natural World I have been enjoying being outdoors, on the common and taking trips to one of my favourite places in London: Kew Gardens. Being in nature is one of the most healing things we can do – especially those of us living in the big smoke. It made me think about […]

Tips for a Happy Digestive System in Pregnancy

by anjayoga

Tips for a Happy Digestive System in Pregnancy Many women experience constipation, wind, nausea, reflux and bloating during pregnancy. Here are some Ayurvedic Tips you can use during your pregnancy:   Eat slowly and chew properly. Enjoy your meal mindfully without distractions such as emails, mobile phones or paperwork. Easy to digest meals are: simple, […]

Sankalpa Yoga Leggings

by anjayoga

I love art. I love how we can create and express our self through our creativity. We may not all be blessed with a talent for painting, drawing, baking, writing or poetry – but we are all creative and express it in our own individual way. I was recently introduced to Sankalpa. They have some […]

Is Caffeine a No-No During Pregnancy?

by anjayoga

There are so many no-nos and “good advice” from during pregnancy. One of the questions is about drinking coffee. We asked Sally Collins to investigate. As a mum-to-be buying your morning latte, are you given disapproving looks from your fellow cafe-goers? Do well-meaning people tell you what you already know – that herbal tea is considered […]

Feeling Dry? Let’s talk vaginal dryness

by anjayoga

Such a common complaint – but rarely discussed I recently posed a question to you in my newsletter and on facebook asking if you have any complaints or questions around your lunar/menstrual cycle. And please do share your queries in the comment box below.  The main complaint was: VAGINAL DRYNESS – no matter your age, if you are […]