Essential Oils

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Aromas in yoga class

by anjayoga
anja_brierley_lange yoga class

Natural aromas in yoga class There are lots of aromas and scents (and smells) in a yoga class. And I want to discuss it briefly here. As a yoga teacher facilitating space where we all move and breathe in. And as a yoga practitioner and fellow students. Being a number of people in a contained […]

Tapping + unblocking your blocks

by anjayoga

Being self employed and working for one self can bring up plenty of self doubt and challenges. It is also very rewarding. As yoga teachers we love what we are doing. This is why we do it. Very few yoga teachers earn what you could easily earn in a “normal” job. But it can also […]

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 […]

How to use Essential Oils for Labour

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your  life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. We are continuing the tips on how to use them during labour and childbirth. Did you read my post on 5 Essential Oils for Labour? Otherwise here are my favourite oils for childbirth. Now we […]

5 Essential oils for labour ~ Part 1

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your  life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. This time during childbirth. Here are my top tips for using essential oils in labour and childbirth. 5 Essential oils for labour Essential oils are powerful plant medicine. The effect can be subtle […]

Under the influence of oils Part 1

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your daily life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. What are essential oils? All plants have aromatic essences. Or what we refer to as essential oils. During photosynthesis the plants create these aromatic oils. We find them, and extract them, from […]

Jasmine – The Queen of the Night

by anjayoga

Jasmine flowers The fragrance of jasmine invokes an intoxicating, sensuous and exhilarating mood. I love the fragrance of jasmine. Walking past flowering jasmines at the night when the scent is strongest mmm… We often associate jasmine with seduction, romance and sensuality. It is called the queen or mistress of the night referring to how the strong […]

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 […]

Flowers of Love + Healing

by anjayoga

  Happy Valentine’s Day The day of love and romance. Of candlelight, cards, dinners. However you celebrate – with your self, your lover, partner or friends – I want to share a bit of self love and self care with you. Over on my Instagram account you have seen photos of roses, fresh and dried, […]

Flower Power – The Essence of Plants

by anjayoga

Flower Power I have always been fascinated by plants and herbal remedies. Of the ways that we, human beings of the natural world, can be supported and potentially healed by the plants, flowers and herbs of nature. From an early age I have been curious about how plants heal and how we live with the […]