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 […]

How Yoga Can Help Battle Depression

by anjayoga

How Yoga Can Help Battle Depression Yoga is often the first complementary activity recommended by doctors for anxiety. So powerful is its effect on the stress hormone, cortisol, that it is currently used in numerous therapeutic settings across the globe – including centres for substance abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and anxiety. Recent research published by researchers at the […]

Food Recipe to Nourish

by anjayoga

  One Pot Nourishing Meal I always advocate eating kitcheri. A simple meal that is easy to digest and therefore fantastic for the digestive system. And according to Ayurveda a healthy digestion is the foundation for good health. (You can have a look here for the recipe). Basically it’s Mung dal and rice with various […]

Balancing in the wind and stormy conditions

by anjayoga

Balancing in the wind and stormy conditions Why can we balance so easily one day. And then the next there is no co-ordination? Or perhaps balance is your thing, your favourite part of any yoga class. Something that comes easy to you. Or perhaps you hate any of the balancing yoga poses. Finding them challenging […]

My top picks for Black Friday

by anjayoga

My top picks for Black Friday It’s that time again where our inboxes and social media feeds are full of “the best ever sales”. And here are my top picks for this weekend sales (if you are tempted). Get started on your Christmas shopping and get 20% off all our gift from Neal’s Yard Remedies. […]

Tapping + unblocking your blocks

by anjayoga

Being self employed and working for one self can bring up plenty of self doubt and challenges. It is also very rewarding. As yoga teachers we love what we are doing. This is why we do it. Very few yoga teachers earn what you could easily earn in a “normal” job. But it can also […]