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Why are my Kegel exercises not working?

by anjayoga

Why are my Kegel exercises not working? You have been squeezing and squeezing and yet your pelvic floor still feels… well, it doesn’t feel anything at all. Perhaps lack of sensation during sex, no awareness. Or maybe it does feel something: weak or uncomfortable. Or even tight, sensitive and restricted. You still have incidents where […]

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 Sacred Pelvis and Creativity

by anjayoga

The Sacred Pelvis and Creativity It’s been a while since I have last posted a proper blog post. (Aside from previous personal blog post). But I have been busy writing. I have just launch a new course – all about our Sacred Pelvis. Online. With plenty of my writing. And with me discussing what I […]

On life and death. Dancing the Tandava.

by anjayoga

On life and death. Dancing the Tandava. One of my favourite asana (yoga pose) is Natarajasana or the Asana of Nataraj. Nataraj is another name for Shiva and translates something like: Lord of the Dance. This is the Dance of Shiva – the source of destruction, dissolution and death. Because from destruction comes creation, birth […]

Pelvic floor – creating power, passion and relaxation

by anjayoga

Jade Pleasure + Sacred Pelvic BONUS If you choose to invest in Layla Martin’s Jade Pleasure (through my affiliated link here) I am offering you my Sacred Pelvis course for free*. The perfect companions to a holistic awareness of your pelvic bowl and yoni!) Pelvic floor – creating power, passion and relaxation I sometimes tell […]

How Yoga Can Help Battle Depression

by anjayoga

How Yoga Can Help Battle Depression Yoga is often the first complementary activity recommended by doctors for anxiety. So powerful is its effect on the stress hormone, cortisol, that it is currently used in numerous therapeutic settings across the globe – including centres for substance abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and anxiety. Recent research published by researchers at the […]

Balancing in the wind and stormy conditions

by anjayoga

Balancing in the wind and stormy conditions Why can we balance so easily one day. And then the next there is no co-ordination? Or perhaps balance is your thing, your favourite part of any yoga class. Something that comes easy to you. Or perhaps you hate any of the balancing yoga poses. Finding them challenging […]

My top picks for Black Friday

by anjayoga

My top picks for Black Friday It’s that time again where our inboxes and social media feeds are full of “the best ever sales”. And here are my top picks for this weekend sales (if you are tempted). Get started on your Christmas shopping and get 20% off all our gift from Neal’s Yard Remedies. […]

Stay warm and cosy

by anjayoga

Stay warm and cosy Ok, so today is actually really cold and windy. So I gathered something nice, warming and cosy – it’s definitely a few bits to create hygge! Warming fleeces from Sweaty Betty, warming massage oil with essential oil from Neal’s Yard Remedies and a sip of ginger tea – all helping us […]

Retreating

by anjayoga

Retreating I just got back from teaching a yoga + ayurveda + culture retreat in Sri Lanka. This is one of the perks of being a yoga teacher: having the opportunity to travel and share your yoga. The reality of yoga teaching It is of course not all so glamourous. The reality is that you […]