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Honouring our linage

by anjayoga

Honouring my yoga linage It’s Samhain, Day of the Dead, Hallow’een… the time to honour our linage, our ancestors, the people who walked the Earth before us. And what a potent day it falls on: the second full moon of October, a Blue Moon. It made me think not just of my own family tree […]

How Your Lifestyle Can Affect Your Period

by anjayoga

As a woman, you typically experience your period once a month for the majority of your life, but how much do you truly know about your cycle? Between your flow, frequency, and side effects, you may think you have it down to a science, but did you know your lifestyle can directly change your period? […]

Understanding Pregnant Yoga Students

by anjayoga

Teaching yoga to pregnant yoga students As yoga teachers, we understand that every student is different and have their own unique needs. We look out for the one with hypermobility, check in with the one who always seems to get injured in her sports practice, the guy with lower backache, there is always someone with […]

What I am learning during lockdown

by anjayoga

Stop and slow down I think that is possibly the biggest lesson for most of us – to stop and slow down. Of course not all of us. I want to appreciate all the people who have kept working, perhaps even more intensely and stressful, during this time. Many of us had to stop. Stop […]

How to get rid of hemorrhoids or piles

by anjayoga

How to get rid of haemorrhoids Yes, I know…talking about piles and getting rid of haemorrhoids is not the most glamourous topic. But it affects a whole lot of people. In India, they actually have an Arsha or Haemorrhoid/Piles day. The Indian Ayurvedic hospitals are very successful in treating both piles and anal fissures. I […]

Neal’s Yard Remedies + essential oils

by anjayoga

Working with Neal’s Yard Remedies We are all online shopping now. Who knows when “non-essential” shops re-open and how that may work. I have previously shared some of my favourite online shopping sites. One of them being Neal’s Yard Remedies and I’ll share a little more about why I love NYR and how you could have […]

Turmeric Latte Recipe

by anjayoga

Golden milk (or mylk!) and turmeric latte recipe I love warm milky drinks. As a child, you may have had warm milk to calm you down before bed, Ovaltine powder drinks, then the more stimulating hot chocolates. All warming, soothing, comforting. It took a while for me to enjoy coffee and my latte is still […]

Online Pregnancy + Postnatal

by anjayoga

While our in-person classes have been cancelled we are enjoying yoga from the comfort of our own homes. Please join me for online yoga on Facebook and Instagram.  These classes are all free and any donations via Paypal (no need for Paypal account) are gratefully accepted. (Timetable subject to change. See updates on social).    Private […]

Firing up the core into arm balancing yoga poses

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Arm balancing and connecting with the core Another week has gone and our focus this week has been on igniting our transformative and sacred fire. We have found core power with the Manipura Chakra energy and the Solar Plexus. The energy of our own Power, our truth, our inner fire, strength. The big YES and […]

The fierce feminine and the vulnerable masculine

by anjayoga

As I was teaching our online yoga class today I was musing about the story of how Durga and Kali won the battle over the Demons.⁣ ⁣How no man could ever win that battle. And the Gods asked the Goddess Durga for help. They needed the Goddess, the Feminine, to destroy the Demons.⁣ ⁣Even Durga […]