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Abundant ovulation

by anjayoga

We are exploring the journey of the lunar cycle manifested as the feminine womb and menstrual cycle. In this blog, we discussed why we bleed and now we are learning what happens when the inner winter of menstruation becomes spring. Springtime is when everything starts to grow, to flourish and bloom. In our womb, this […]

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 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 cycle. […]

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 […]

How to be strong and sturdy being a vegetarian?

by anjayoga

How to be strong and sturdy being a vegetarian? It is generally believed that all vegetarians are physically weak and do not get enough protein and iron. But do you know there are a lot of famous athletes who do not eat any animal products? Carl Lewis, for instance, is one of the most famous […]

Yoga Diets to Nourish the Soul

by anjayoga

Yoga Diets to Nourish the Soul Yoga is much more than just an exercise routine–it’s a lifestyle. In order to make the most out of your yoga sessions, it’s important that you make sure to eat right throughout the course of the day. You should be mindful of what you choose to put into your body, selecting […]

Food Recipe to Nourish

by anjayoga

  One Pot Nourishing Meal I always advocate eating kitcheri. A simple meal that is easy to digest and therefore fantastic for the digestive system. And according to Ayurveda a healthy digestion is the foundation for good health. (You can have a look here for the recipe). Basically it’s Mung dal and rice with various […]

Autumn Pleasure

by anjayoga

It is autumn. The season of transitioning from summer to winter. Where the weather is so changeable and the days are getting shorter. The leaves on the trees turn from green, to yellow, vibrantly red before they fall. In Ayurveda changeability is one of the qualities of Vata Dosha. It is associated with the elements […]

Essential Oils + Essential Safety

by anjayoga

The power of aroma is extraordinary. You walk past a jasmine plant and you remember a warm sunny summer night. Or maybe a whiff of patchouli takes you back to the now old-style “new-age” shops, the ‘60s and 70s or lentils and brown rice… The effect of essential oils go straight to our olfactory system […]