Learn to teach in the home of Yoga, Goa, India

<iframe src=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/354570364″ width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; fullscreen” allowfullscreen></iframe> Join us in the home of Yoga for 200 hr training. Study with master Yogi’s Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss who have been training teachers for over 25 years. As trained physiotherapists they have developed a safe, well respected, practical training course with integrity and depth, that will inspire you to teach …

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 surroundings that we may not always notice). Air is the …

Simple Spinal Movements for Health and Wellbeing

* Appropriate movement can regulate breathing and enhanced circulation with profound calmness. * These simple combined spinal movements create synchronised patterns of expansion and contraction within the body that regulates your breathing provided you are relaxed. * If you simply allow the air to come in and out as you move through these 4 main linked positions you will notice …

8 SAFE, ACCESSIBLE & EFFECTIVE, TRUNK MOVEMENTS

Here are 8 SAFE, ACCESSIBLE & EFFECTIVE, TRUNK MOVEMENTS. This SPINAL SYNERGY is what we use as the basis for all our posture, movement and breathing. Please try and practice this. It can really help almost everyone on so many levels. Here are some instructions. (1) REST & RELAX THE TRUNK (2) LENGTHEN THE TRUNK/SPINE (3) LENGTHEN THE BACK TRUNK/SPINE …

Preparing for a Handstand

In this video I am practicing a simple combination of 6 spinal-trunk movements of (forward bending/backwards bending, lengthening/shortening, and expanding/contracting). These spinal wavelike movements are enough to keep me energised, strong and flexible. The handstand I do after these movements is simply just a byproduct at the end that I can choose to do when I wish. During the handstand …

Important for all Yoga Teachers

Yoga Teachers! Improve your yoga teaching and get CPD points – Alignment and Adjustment with Bianca Machliss. This is a must-do course for anyone teaching yoga! As you know, this aspect of teaching takes years to master so if you feel you need a refresher, I’d love to see you there. Book online What will you learn? The 7 key …

Control your tongue!

* I love doing tongue exercises. They are beneficial for you in so many ways. * The tongue is like the diaphragm in a special way. It is a ‘bridge’ between conscious and unconscious. * The tongue is also the end of the acupuncture meridians for the kidney. * It is often said that your ‘breathing’ can be a link …

Yoga and Smoking – How to reduce your urge to smoke

SIMPLE BREATHING EXERCISES TO COMPENSATE FOR THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND TO REDUCE THE URGE TO SMOKE If you are smoker and don’t want to actually give up right now here are some simple things you can do to address some of the negative effects of smoking. The essence of yoga is ‘balance’ and ‘mental flexibility’. I feel that …

Book your Private Session with Simon Borg-Oliver in July

Book a private session with Simon Borg-Olivier while he is in Sydney in July. Sessions held  in Bondi Junction. Limited spots available between Monday July 8th to Friday 12th. 8.30am, 10am or 11.30am.  Sessions are one hour and $220. Book online.

We’re warming up on the mat

The Fire Sequence is starting on Monday 10th. With temperatures finally doing what they should, come and warm up with us on the mat. This practice is the best way to be get energised during the cold winter months. Your immune system will thank you as your practice will help maintain your health, energy and vitality and  generate the internal …