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, […]

It’s ok not to be ok

by anjayoga

20 December It’s ok not to be ok⁣ ⁣ It’s ok to feel angry, rage, frustrated, sad, upset, anxious, depressed. It’s ok to feel all the feelings.⁣ ⁣ Feelings are valid. They need to be felt. So sit with them. ⁣ ⁣ Cry, shout, punch a pillow, throw some plates. Although we may feel anger […]

Finding light within the darkness

by anjayoga

16th of December 🧘🏼‍♀️ It may feel dark at the moment. 🎄 But within the darkness slowly the light will shine and illuminate. Right now we are in the dark on a cyclical level. The new moon is hardly visible in the sky. The nights are growing longer as we are approaching the winter solstice. […]

Being Present

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. 13 December I have been contemplating being present. ⁣ ⁣ Because in a way the current situation, or the past 9 months of lockdowns, restrictions and uncertainty has offered us […]

Exhaustion and nature

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. 28th of November ☀️ S U N N Y ☀️ I sat here. Looking at the horizon. Feeling the sun on my skin. Breathing. And feeling so enormously grateful to […]

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 […]