How To Organise a Stay-At-Home Yoga Retreat

by anjayoga

As I am preparing to head off to host a Yoga, Ayurveda + Culture Retreat in Sri Lanka here is an offering for those who won’t be joining me. (Yes, you can still get that last minute flight, book and  join me here). Thank you Sally for contributing this feature. How To Organise a Stay-At-Home […]

Autumn Pleasure

by anjayoga

It is autumn. The season of transitioning from summer to winter. Where the weather is so changeable and the days are getting shorter. The leaves on the trees turn from green, to yellow, vibrantly red before they fall. In Ayurveda changeability is one of the qualities of Vata Dosha. It is associated with the elements […]

The Importance of Slowing Down

by anjayoga

The Importance of Slowing Down Today, many of us are constantly jumping from one task to the next. Our agendas are filled with things to do and appointments, and yet we’re barely present during the day to remember what we did in the evening. Days, weeks and months simply fly by, but we don’t even […]

How to use Essential Oils for Labour

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your  life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. We are continuing the tips on how to use them during labour and childbirth. Did you read my post on 5 Essential Oils for Labour? Otherwise here are my favourite oils for childbirth. Now we […]

5 Essential oils for labour ~ Part 1

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your  life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. This time during childbirth. Here are my top tips for using essential oils in labour and childbirth. 5 Essential oils for labour Essential oils are powerful plant medicine. The effect can be subtle […]

Under the influence of oils Part 1

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your daily life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. What are essential oils? All plants have aromatic essences. Or what we refer to as essential oils. During photosynthesis the plants create these aromatic oils. We find them, and extract them, from […]

From Namaste to Ab Workout: 3 Yoga Poses that Help Strengthen Your Core

by anjayoga

From Namaste to Ab Workout: 3 Yoga Poses that Help Strengthen Your Core Especially with summer just around the corner, we are all looking to flatten our stomach and bring out those abs that went into hibernation throughout winter. As you know, a flat stomach requires a lot of work, but by adding targeted core […]

Jasmine – The Queen of the Night

by anjayoga

Jasmine flowers The fragrance of jasmine invokes an intoxicating, sensuous and exhilarating mood. I love the fragrance of jasmine. Walking past flowering jasmines at the night when the scent is strongest mmm… We often associate jasmine with seduction, romance and sensuality. It is called the queen or mistress of the night referring to how the strong […]

Calling new mums!

by anjayoga

My friends at Chiaro are looking for new mums to help them with new product development. This one is super exciting (and top secret!). And you can be part of it. I have great respect for this company. You may have seen my blog post talking about the Elvie app that helps strengthen the pelvic […]

The Beauty of Hibiscus

by anjayoga

The Beauty of Hibiscus Hibiscus is such a beautiful exotic flower. I love seeing them flowering and seen them on my travels to both India and Morocco in abundance. Skin + hair tonic In Ayurvedic medicine they hold their reputation of beauty as a hair tonic and to improve the complexion of our skin. This […]