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Spring Wellness

Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old medical system that translates to the science/knowledge of life. It is a modality deep rooted in the ancient philosophy that we are seasonal and cyclical beings composed of the natural elements. In order to create more harmony and balance in our minds and bodies for overall well-being Ayurveda recommends living according [...]

The Magic of our Menstrual Blood

Each month our body undergoes a process of building a lining in preparation for the possibility of implantation and pregnancy. This isn’t a flaw design of our human body. In fact, our reptilian brain and body was designed for the purposes of procreation. Our blood line is our connection to our lineage and matriarchal line. [...]

Heavenly Chi – Sea of Red

There is quite often a tendency in the West to separate ourselves from nature. This goes for some farming practices, the ways in which we eat, and also in the way we view our bodies – this peculiar idea that bodily functions are things that occur TO us, rather than being a part of us. [...]

Cultivating Intimacy with Self

As the calendar flicks over to the month of February, a lot of us associate this month with Valentine’s Day, the day of cupid and all things love and romance. At Angea, we are all for love and romance! However, as always, we love to dive in deeper. Our word of the month is intimacy. [...]

Postnatal Depletion

The meaning of the term Postnatal Depletion sounds pretty straightforward. In some ways it is. It means depletion of the mother in the postnatal period. The problem though is that most people are unaware of what the postnatal period actually is, limiting it to the year or so after the birth of the child. Many [...]

Cervical Health

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week has just passed. It is an excellent time to check in with yourself and identify when your last cervical screen was. This is a vital part of our cervical wellness, as women. If you can’t remember when your last one was, book it in today. Our cervix is an extension of [...]

My story- IVF & Natural Killer Cells

My fertility journey started quite some time ago at the start of 2014. My husband and I had just started "trying" and fell pregnant pretty quickly but miscarried very early on in what appeared to have been a chemical pregnancy. Being the impatient person that I am I decided to start looking into our fertility [...]

How the Moon Affects Our Menstrual Cycles

A lot of us know about the moon phases. We can see when the moon is new, when it is full, and the fluctuations inbetween the two. We have watched this infinite dance the moon performs for us each and every month, for years. However many of us are unaware that this moon cycle that [...]

The Importance of Yin

In a world that celebrates all things Yang, how can we learn to love the Importance of being Yin? I was once (in what feels like another life time ago) living a life completely embodied within my Yang qualities. I worked in a very fast paced, high pressure environment; I trained for hours on end every [...]

ANGEA STAFF PROFILE: Viv Klaver

Viv Klaver - Nutritionist.  B (Psych), BSc (Nut Med) Viv has always been a science nerd, and although she initially started in the corporate world after studying a Bachelor of Psychology and Business, she very quickly realized she didn’t want a desk job. She loves all things food and health, so she went back to [...]