Womb + Menstrual Wellness

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Enjoy these blogs focusing on womb wellness and menstrual awareness

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 […]

Premenstrual Pitta Powers

by anjayoga

Premenstrual tension and Ayurveda Before our period Pitta Dosha starts to increase according to the science of Ayurveda. Pitta is associated primarily with the element of fire although it also has the flowing qualities of water. Fire is about determination, focus, clear-sighted, ambition… We get hot-headed, less patient, and the fire of Pitta Dosha may […]

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 […]

Yoga + Menstruation (blog + vlog)

by anjayoga

Yoga during menstruation Our culture is very much “carry on” as usual. No matter what. We are tired, so we drink coffee and carry on as usual. We have a headache and remedy it with numbing out the pain with a Nurofen – and carry on as usual. We suffer from heartburn and indigestion and […]

Feeling Dry? Let’s talk vaginal dryness

by anjayoga

Feeling Dry? Let’s talk vaginal dryness Such a common complaint – but rarely discussed Let’s talk VAGINAL DRYNESS – no matter your age, if you are still on your cycle, perimenopausal, taking the pill or not. Here is a brief intro to why this happens in Western medicine and in Ayurveda. And some of the things we may […]

Gift Guide for the Yogi & Yogini

by anjayoga

The Yogi’s Gift Guide This is the season of spreading joy – and julehygge (Christmas Hygge!) And if you are sharing presents and you are stuck, stressed and confused here are some ideas (for yourself and others). Yoga Essentials One of my favourite brands are the super ethical Wellicious (I wear them a lot!). These classic […]

Juiced up for Fertility

by anjayoga

One of my students recently asked me about how she could enhance her chances of conceiving. Quite a few students and clients ask that question. Because becoming pregnant does not always happen as quick and as easy as we may dream of. There are many reasons for this. Today I want to focus on one […]

This is for the ladies – yogini post

by anjayoga

This post is for the yoginis Although the yogis, our brothers, are welcome to enjoy it too. And maybe that would actually be a great idea. I was inspired to write this after coming out of being in a work/travel cave… The last two weekends I meet up with some of my Sisters after emerging from […]

Yoni Power and the Pelvic Floor

by anjayoga

A little while ago I posted a blog about Pelvic Power. In it, I mentioned a new product called Elvie. Today I want to share a little more about this intimate bluetooth-connected, pelvic floor-training device. Elvie (the product you can see above) is basically a pelvic floor and vaginal muscles exerciser. I am passionate about […]