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 Simon Borg-Olivier on February 26, 2010 at 12:44pm Hi Robin, you …

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 on many levels… Are there some key aspects you suggest …

The relationship between what you choose to eat and how you breathe

Posted on our facebook site by Simon Borg-Olivier on September 3, 2009 at 2:27pm Hi Everyone, As many of you know I gave a 3 hour talk on nutrition, diet, exercise and breathing a few weeks ago. Because of the huge interest generated (the talked booked out at 120 people, and we had to turn quite a few people away) we …

Diaphragmatic breathing for stability, internal power and relaxation

Posted on our facebook site by Simon Borg-Olivier on July 12, 2009 at 5:14pm Hathayoga is firm your abdomen, but don’t suck in your navel, and do use your diaphragm for strength, power & relaxation. See a clue on why this is so http://tinyurl.com/abs-core Posted on our facebook site by Simon Borg-Olivier on July 12, 2009 at 5:17pm This is a great article …

Shakti Mat Bliss

Posted on our facebook site by Simon Borg-Olivier on June 29, 2009 at 11:12am Thanks to Marianne & @sweatybettypr for all their great skill in organising us to get on the channel 7 Sunrise program this morning – great blog on this can be seen on how our session came out at www.sweatybettypr.com/blog/. Thanks also to Eric Wolrath and his fantastic …

Fasting and Yoga

The following article was written by John McWhorter in 2007 after he interviewed a number of Australia’s leading Yoga authorities on the relationship between yoga and fasting. John interviewed me after I had just completed a 35 day juice fast around the time of the birth of my son in 2007. in 2011 I completed a 56 day juice fast. …

The Sad Passing of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Posted on our facebook site by Simon Borg-Olivier on May 20, 2009 at 6:59am In case you had not heard two days ago Sri K. Pattabhi Jois passed away. He was such an great man and has such influence on most people doing some sort of hatha yoga in the world today. Certainly the Yoga Synergy Style was profoundly influenced by …

Yoga and Nutrition

Posted on our facebook site by Naomi Nina Silove on March 31, 2009 at 4:39pm Dear Bianca, Simon and others involved in the creation of this group, Thank you so much for putting time into this wonderful resource.  I am wondering whether you advocate particular nutritional principles that you find complementary to yoga (specifically, not just in terms of general health …