Is my Root Chakra imbalanced?

by anjayoga

Is my Root Chakra imbalanced? The Root Chakra, or Muladhara Chakra, is our base and foundation. Its energetic location is at the perineum in male anatomy and the cervix in female anatomy. Basically our roots. As our physical, emotional and energetic foundation, we need to bring awareness and balance this area. It’s our foundation. And […]

Pelvic floor anatomy + awareness

by anjayoga

Pelvic floor anatomy + awareness Before we start our Kegels and pelvic floor muscles exercises, we need to become aware of our pelvic floor anatomy and it’s different areas. Don’t worry you, you don’t need to have tons of anatomy lessons. This is about experiential and practical anatomy.  Right now all you need to do […]

Saltwater, sweat and tears ~ How I am grieving

by anjayoga

Saltwater, sweat and tears How I am grieving Tears One year ago my tears started to flow. I have never been someone who cried. It was very rare. I was brought up with the attitude of “get on with it” and “there is no need to cry”. So I didn’t. But the man who taught […]

How should I breathe when I practise my pelvic floor practise or Kegels?

by anjayoga

How should I breathe when I practise my pelvic floor practise or Kegels? This is a big question and there are so many opinions: Should you engage the pelvic floor as you exhale – or when you inhale? Well, I teach both. And sometimes we “hold the Kegel” as we breathe for endurance. Sometimes we […]

Pelvic alignment in yoga

by anjayoga
Yoga Podcasts

The thing is… although our bodies are intelligent they also do what is easiest. If we have tight hips, glutes and hamstrings or our IT (iliotibial) band is tight or perhaps weak we will probably compensate. Joints that moves easily and are very mobile will also compensate for those restricted joints and muscles. On top of […]

Sleep well with Yoga Nidra or Yogic Sleep

by anjayoga

Sweet dreams… How did you sleep last night? How is your general sleep? We are apparently lacking in sleep – generally. There is an epidemic of sleep deprivation and it is highly likely that you are part of this statistic. We might be tired but too wired to actually sleep and rest. We all know […]

Vegan Pea Protein

by anjayoga

So, I am a firm believer that the best way to get your nutrients is to eat varied and choosing wholesome preferably organic seasonal vegetables. At least varied. And for me, vegetarian only. But I also know that our lifestyle and the produce we consume may not always be optimal. And therefore I do take […]