Pelvis + Pelvic Floor

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Enjoy these blogs to support your pelvis and pelvic floor

Let’s talk about eggs – jade eggs

by anjayoga

Jade eggs and yoni eggs… Because it’s easter and it’s all about easter bunnies and easter eggs. And because I recently wrote a blog post on Staying rooted, grounded and stable with a bit of womb wisdom I thought I wanted to share a bit about jade eggs aka vagina eggs or yoni eggs. No, not chocolate […]

Staying rooted, grounded and stable with a bit of womb wisdom

by anjayoga

Reconnecting to our womb wisdom to stay grounded Perhaps it is just coincidence (but is there such a thing as coincidence?) or it is due to these completely new circumstances which we currently navigate. Circumstances that include fear, anxiety, uncertainty. The Earth and our World as we know it are literally shaking beneath our feet. […]

Top 5 yoga poses for the pelvic floor in pregnancy

by anjayoga

Here are my top 5 yoga poses for the pelvic floor in pregnancy Enjoy these practices to explore your pelvic floor and pelvic outlet. This is specifically useful and informative to prepare for birth but essentially important for everyone to understand our own anatomy. Try the movements, add the pelvic floor lifts and releases, add […]

How often ‘should’ I do my Kegels or pelvic floor exercises?

by anjayoga

How often ‘should’ I do my Kegels or pelvic floor exercises?  First of all, I generally like to refer to pelvic floor practises or exercises rather than Kegels. There are so many ways to engage with the pelvic floor and we have done it way before Mr Kegel came along. Think of your pelvic floor […]

Is my Root Chakra imbalanced?

by anjayoga

Is my Root Chakra imbalanced? The Root Chakra, or Muladhara Chakra, is our base and foundation. Its energetic location is at the perineum in male anatomy and the cervix in female anatomy. Basically our roots. As our physical, emotional and energetic foundation, we need to bring awareness and balance this area. It’s our foundation. And […]

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 […]

How should I breathe when I practise my pelvic floor practise or Kegels?

by anjayoga

How should I breathe when I practise my pelvic floor practise or Kegels? This is a big question and there are so many opinions: Should you engage the pelvic floor as you exhale – or when you inhale? Well, I teach both. And sometimes we “hold the Kegel” as we breathe for endurance. Sometimes we […]

Pelvic alignment in yoga

by anjayoga
Yoga Podcasts

The thing is… although our bodies are intelligent they also do what is easiest. If we have tight hips, glutes and hamstrings or our IT (iliotibial) band is tight or perhaps weak we will probably compensate. Joints that moves easily and are very mobile will also compensate for those restricted joints and muscles. On top of […]