Simon on the art of teaching…

In teaching group classes of posture, movement and breathing I believe it is usually a good idea to suggest easy options of more difficult exercises. However, there will always be people who attempt the difficult (and often potentially dangerous) exercises when they are not qualified to do so, and a significant number of people who seem to just stop practicing …

Treating knee problems with yoga therapy

All about Yoga Synergy – Welcome

by Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy) and Bianca Machliss BSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy) We welcome our new students, both to our schools in Sydney and to our many online students around the world. If you are new to Yoga Synergy, I’d like to take this opportunity to share an overview of our methodology. The Yoga Synergy style of yoga, also simply known as YogaSynergy, …

Join us for Kirtan Q&A Friday 18th January

Embracing the Infinite Summer Festival – East Coast, Australia We are proud to be hosting a special event at Yoga Synergy Newtown (196 Australia St) THIS Friday January 18th. Kirtan starts at 7pm but we’d love you to join us beforehand for our Flow class from 5.30 – 6.30pm (please arrive by 5.15pm). Join our fun and dynamic flow through …

Thinking of Teacher Training in 2019?

We have four trainings around the world in 2019. We hope you can join us for a life transforming experience.   200H FEBRUARY 2019 GOA 200H MAY 2019 SALENTO, ITALY 200H / 300H SEPT/OCT 2019 BALI 2019 200H SYDNEY / BYRON BAY What our students say… I think before synergy my practice had been one based on competing with my …

Summer Sequence Underway

Join us in class for our Yoga Synergy Summer Sequence. View the timetables for Newtown and Bondi Junction and we look forward to seeing you on the mat!

Time flies when you’re having fun

Time flies when you are (safe and) having a good time! But time goes really slowly when your body experiences potential threat (‘flight or fight’), even if your mind thinks this is fun! I went to an amazing 90 minute trapeze class last week with my son and daughter. We had all done this several times before but this was …

ETHER Sequence starts

Our Ether sequence starts this week in class. If you’r’e feeling a bit sluggish after winter and wanting to refresh for spring and summer.….it’s time to join us for the Ether sequence in class. Our intention is to maintain a sense of balance and calm, to unify and energize the body mind and spirit, allowing our being to smoothly transition to …

Watch the Elements AIR Sequence here

Our Air sequence started this week in class. See the slideshow of sequence poses below. The Yoga Synergy sequences were named in honour of the pancha mahabhuta (5 Great Elements) of Hinduism and Ayurveda that are believed to make up all of creation, including the human body – which, upon death, dissolves into these five elements of nature, thereby balancing the cycle …

Time to change? Start your Yoga teacher training?

Are you ready to take the next step as a yogi? We have been training yoga teachers for over 30 years, and have watched our students go on to enhance their yoga practices, develop wonderful teaching careers, and create beautiful yoga schools. We believe, doing a yoga teacher training program, even if you never teach anyone except yourself, is one …

Air Sequence Starts

At both Bondi and Newtown, our Air Sequence  will be starting on Monday August 6th. Come along and shift the stale energy of winter, and feel a lightness to your being. We also have a few timetable changes – please come along and try the new classes below. Eriko is excited to share her new Yin training with everyone, and Catherine …