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 …

Dangerous yoga

Posted on our facebook site by Simon Borg-Olivier on March 13, 2009 at 5:14pm I write this post in respons to Rick Bull’s post below – it is an interesting topic that I hope will generate discussion. I actually tried to pos it but facebook said the wall was unavailable to post – so that is another good reason to post …

A day in the life of a yoga mum – A balancing act

Vanita Connery interviewed me for Australian Natural Health Magazine – maybe some of you can relate to the balancing act of having munchkins and working! A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A YOGA MUM – A Balancing Act Written by Vanita Connery, Published in Australian Natural Health Magazine Feb 2009 A co-director of YogaSynergy, Bianca Machliss manages to run a …

Munchkin Yoga – kids at home

Posted on our facebook site  by Vitoria Borg-Olivier on March 10, 2009 at 8:54am The other day my little almost 2 year old munchkin Eric, heard me say “monkey” in a sentence not directed to him and then proceeded to lunge around the house for the next 5 minutes with his little arms in the air holding the branch (as …