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How to digest from 2019

by anjayoga

Let’s detox and digest the past year Another year has gone and we are about to embark not only on a new year, 2020, but also a new decade. If ever there was a time for reflections and resolutions or intentions this is the time. There most certainly have been challenges in the past few […]

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 […]

What you want to read!

by anjayoga

I thought it would be interesting to see what you actually read when it comes to my blog posts. And these are the top blogs of 2018: Vaginal Dryness For the second year running… top spot goes to: Feeling dry? Let’s talk vaginal dryness An issue affecting so many women and yet it’s not discussed. I would […]

Why salads and smoothies aren’t the right things for your new year’s detox

by anjayoga

Why salads and smoothies aren’t the right things for your new year’s detox Surely salads, raw vegetables and vegetable smoothies are full of vitamins, minerals and nutrients and very few calories? And that is what we need to be healthy and balance our weight, right? Well, according to Ayurveda not necessarily. In Ayurveda, no rule […]

Ayurvedic Kitchari recipe for cleansing and detox

by anjayoga

Ayurvedic Kitchari recipe for cleansing and detox Kitchari is one of the most fundamental meals in Ayurveda. And it’s my favourite go to recipe. I use it for a simple quick dinner if I’m feeling bloated and have overindulged. If I feel a bit weak, recovering from illness and only have a little appetite. It […]

Abundant ovulation

by anjayoga

We are exploring the journey of the lunar cycle manifested as the feminine womb and menstrual cycle. You can learn more about the moon and her phases in this free ebook In this blog, we discussed why we bleed and now we are learning what happens when the inner winter of menstruation becomes spring. Feeling […]

The monthly release

by anjayoga

The monthly release Why do we menstruate every month? And how do we look at our monthly bleed in Ayurveda? Well, our period is not the only event during our cycle. Throughout the month hormones are changing and we do not yet understand the full extent as to how these changes affect us. Our cycle […]

Periods and the moon cycle

by anjayoga

Menstruation and the moon phases Our periods (literally “interval of time” or “repeated cycle of events”) are connected with the moon. From the new moon to the full vibrant moon. Waning to the dark before it once again fills up. A journey that takes about 28 days. Just like our menstrual cycle. Or our lunar […]

Vaginal Steam: What is it all about and where to do it?

by anjayoga

  Vaginal Steam: What is it all about and where to do it? You can now enjoy yoni herbal steam rituals in Worthing, Sussex. So why would you want to steam your lady garden in the first place? Well, I first came across vaginal steams in my general interest in women’s and pelvic health. To […]

Soup Salutation: Mindful Eating To Support Your Yoga Routine 

by anjayoga

Yoga is a way of life and mindful eating should be at the heart of supporting your practice. Soups have been at the centre of Ayurveda for centuries for good reason; their ingredients can be tailored to bring an individual’s dosha into balance; they can also cleanse and calm. The ideal yoga diet is light, hydrating and packed with […]