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 splits). But best of all is the classic Humphrey B …

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 A few days ago my inspirational friend, amazing freediver and inspirational yogi William Trubridge has just broken his own world record twice in two days by diving down 124 metres and coming back up with just one breath. This article describes the event and lets you hear from William himself. You can see two short videos of this below. In the …

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 on breathing techniques (pranayama) as well as able to understand …

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 …