Yoga in the Modern World

Yoga in the modern world with Simon Borg-Olivier from Yoga Synergy on Vimeo.  For me, true ‘Yoga’, is a way of recognising we are all connected as one, within ourselves, and between each other. Yoga reflects and resonates with a way of feeling content with how we are, with where ...
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Recommended Reading

We highly recommend our students read from the collection of Iyengar. B.K.S. Iyengar has devoted his life to the practice and study of yoga. It was B.K.S. Iyengar’s unique teaching style, bringing precision and clarity to the practice, as well as a mindset of ‘yoga for all’, which has made ...
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The benefits of Fluid Movements – Why we should not move to our maximum range of motion.

Improving the health of your circulation through healthy blood flow and moving energy and good information through your body. Although moving through a full range of movement can have some short-term benefits in terms of flexibility and strength in some ways, it tends to block circulation and can over-stimulate the ...
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Why we should stretch less, with Simon Borg-Olivier

Filmed at our 200 Hr Teacher Training in Salento, Italy. Yoga In Salento. If you are interested in joining a Yoga Synergy Teacher Training in Europe… find out more here ...
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Yoga Synergy: Traditional Hatha yoga with an understanding from yoga Anatomy, Yoga Physiology and Exercise-Based Physiotherapy

by Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy) and Bianca Machliss BSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy) For those of you who are new to the YogaSynergy method here is an article that takes a deep dive into the background of how it all started over 35 years ago. The Yoga Synergy style of yoga, also simply ...
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Yoga Therapy for Hip Problems

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-50181155 The link above is an article from the BBC that is reporting a high incidence of hip injuries in many yoga practitioners and teachers. Our Synergy Teacher and Journalist in the UK, Eva Kincsei has written the following after reading this article … “Simply contorting your body into fancy ...
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The key aspects of the meditative state

This is one of my favourite postures to practice on the beach. My legs are in the lotus posture so it’s quite hard to balance on the knees alone. But in the sand it can sometimes make it a bit easier. On the hard ground I mostly have to move ...
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Yoga Synergy Scholarship for Abhishek Maurya

Please donate and help the wonderful Abhishek Maurya fulfil his dream to attend an internationally certified teacher training with Yoga Synergy in February 2020, India. Yoga Synergy is offering Abhishek a two-third tuition scholarship worth AUD$2574 / USD$1737). We are raising funds to cover his travel, food and accommodation. Any ...
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Training in Bali…..foot massage included!

We have an incredible group training with us in Bali right now!! We are honoured to bring together these dedicated Yogis from literally all over the world. Namaste. ?? Meanwhile at our teacher training in Bali… anyone for a foot massage? ...
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Breathe new life into your Yoga practice

We are practicing the Air sequence in class. Join us! Air is the fourth of the 5 sequences, designed to lighten the body and spirit as we move out of the winter and into the spring. In Ayurvedic terms, Air (Vaayu ), the wind, is “backdrop” of our environment (the ...
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