Posts by anjayoga

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Pratyahara: sense withdrawal when in information overload

by anjayoga

Information overload and Pratyahara It’s easy to get overwhelmed by information overload. We are on our phones constantly getting news updates, social media posts and messages. We watch the news, listen to the news on the radio.  We absorb and digest all this information. All these sensory inputs. People are studying the effect on social […]

Wanting to run away from it all? Me too

by anjayoga

Wanting to run away from it all? Me too We may not be able to change our external environment. We can’t suddenly change a pandemic, a lockdown, how the government works or any other challenge in our life. We may sometimes feel completely helpless and just want to run away. Or hideaway. Sometimes we do. […]

Tennis balls, eye pillows and wedges… Why they may be useful

by anjayoga

Tennis balls, eye pillows and wedges… Why they may be useful There is nothing wrong with support. This includes your self-care and yoga or movement practice. In these times when we are practising movement and yoga online, it is especially helpful to have a bit of feedback using support or props. If you want to […]

Do I really need yoga props?

by anjayoga

Do I really need yoga props? The short answer is no. But I like using props. They offer excellent support and feedback. Of course, there are ways to adjust and modify without them however if you practise yoga regularly you may very well benefit from using these props. I thought it might be a useful […]

This experience called life

by anjayoga

Are you enjoying this experience called life? As I was promenading (aka going for my daily walk on the beach) a random person called out to me (is there such a thing as random?). He was sat on a bench rolling a cigarette (or perhaps a spliff) with a bottle of red next to him. […]

Finding Gratitude in challenging times

by anjayoga

☀️ GRATITUDE ☀️ Gratitude for the beach today. For the blue sky, the stunning sunset, the murmuration of the bird (which is a challenge to capture on the phone, but I tried), for fresh air and the horizon.⁣ ⁣ Gratitude for starting to teach online yoga again. As much as the festive break for needed […]

Covid-19 Christmas Cancellations

by anjayoga

What a year it’s been… As we retreated into the Christmas holidays, the festive season, it really did feel like a retreat. No travelling and no meeting family or friends. Very different indeed. So over the holidays, I have been reflecting. Most of my reflections you’ll find on Instagram (or Facebook). But for those who […]

The new normal?

by anjayoga

28th December 🌀 N O R M A L ? 🌀 today I wrote a Christmas email to my aunt in Denmark. I wrote about our Christmas. How things are… and were. And reading my short email I was actually quite shocked. As if it’s “normal” to be this isolated. To not see, meet and […]

Feeling all the feelings

by anjayoga

Most of my reflections you’ll find on Instagram (or Facebook). But for those who are not on social media here are some of my contemplations.  23 December  ⁉️ O P T I M I S M ⁉️ I try to find a reason, see the bigger picture, using challenging situations as a way to evolve, […]