Creating happiness with yoga

Simon Borg-Olivier in Ardha Badha Padma Eka Hasta Mayurasana Creating happiness with yoga By Simon Borg-Olivier MScBAppSc(Physiotherapy) Course Coordinator / Lecturer Master of Wellness Degree, RMIT University, Melbourne; Director Yoga Synergy, Sydney & Bianca Machliss BScBAppSc(Physiotherapy) Director Yoga Synergy, Sydney Yoga can be thought of as the art of creating ...
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Tips for Developing Arm and Core Strength for Arm-Balancing Postures and Push-up Positions

Arm balancing postures and positions such as the Cataranga Dandasana (the push-up) can be very exhilarating. They can energise you by increasing your circulation and they are also good at developing chest, arm and core strength. When done correctly they can really help relieve and prevent back and neck pain and ...
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Traditional Australian Yoga of the 1980’s: a light-hearted look

Our last few posts have been a little on the serious side so this one is a little more light-hearted… This is classic australian yoga of the 1980’s – well sort of – there is a series of handstands and a spinning headstand and Humphrey B Bear doing hanumanasana (the ...
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Pranayama at its highest level in the practical sense: William Truebridge’s world record free dive to 124 metres with only one breath

by Simon Borg-Olivier William Truebridge beginning his world record-breaking free dive where he is effectively travelling underwater for the equivalent of 5 olympic pools underwater in over four minutes. A few days ago my inspirational friend, amazing freediver and inspirational yogi William Trubridge has just broken his own world record twice in two ...
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Lecture and Demonstration Yogic Internal Relaxation Power, by Simon Borg-Olivier at the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, January 2010

This is a video lecture on the essence of yoga and its related anatomy and physiology of yoga, a demonstration of some advanced yoga and a short beginner level class i gave to about 800 people at Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney at the start of 2010. Thanks to Sheona White ...
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Simon Borg-Olivier Yoga Demonstration on the Cliffs of the Bahamas October 2009

Glenn Venghaus has posted a video of Simon Borg-Olivier’s advanced yoga display on the cliffs of the Bahamas in October 2009 where he was privileged to be invited to teach in part of WIlliam Truebridge’s Freediving Masterclass. Glen writes… “Simon Borg Olivier, a legend in the yoga world and expert ...
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Simon Borg-Olivier Lecture & Yoga Demonstration at Goddess Exhibition Art Gallery of NSW in January 2007

Simon Borg-Olivier, RMIT University Lecturer, Physiotherapist and Yoga Synergy Co-Director gave a lecture and advanced hatha yoga demonstration on the relationships between yoga and goddess mythology and culture at the Divine Goddess Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney Australia on 24 January 2007. This is part 3 ...
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Pranayama Exercise before meals

Posted on our facebook site by Robin Young on February 25, 2010 at 6:48am Hi there – Simon taught a series of Pranayamic exercises to practise before meals – is there a set of instructions so I may refresh my memory somewhere? Warm thanks.. Robin Posted on our facebook site by ...
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Starting a Daily Practice

Posted on our facebook site by Robin Young on February 25, 2010 at 6:46am Hi – I’m looking to cultivate a daily practice and what can happen is that I end up talking myself out of it or finding a distraction; I know that the practice will be good for me ...
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