Working In not Out with Simon Borg-Olivier

“You may hear me say in other posts that it is important to move lovingly, gently, without any sense of stress of stretch or tension and that is exactly what I am doing here. It’s what we should always do, work at our level. What is appropriate for our bodies in the here and now. This was twenty years ago….” …

The secrets to healthy blood flow while staying calm with Simon Borg-Olivier

Here I discuss the two main things that are important for health, happiness and long term health. These are having good blood circulation with a low heart rate and a calm balanced nervous system. It is important therefore to practice in a way that develops and maintains a stable, strong, mobile, functional body while moving good energy (healthy blood circulation) …

FREE Yoga Therapy Session with Simon Borg-Olivier

A new Yoga Synergy Online Workshop.  In this session, Simon Borg-Olivier, Co-Director of Yoga Synergy, will take you through some of the essential basics of yoga therapy. Watch the full session online. If you are sick or injured, we always recommend seeing a specialist, but sometimes, if you can’t get help elsewhere, you may need to help yourself with self-diagnosis …

BOOK NOW FOR ONLINE TEACHER TRAINING

We have adapted our highly acclaimed 200 hr Teacher Training program into an Online Teaching program for the current circumstances. Due to changed rules during this COVID-19 pandemic, Yoga Alliance have  allowed our online Teacher Training courses to be certified. Learn a scientifically based method for practicing Yoga and for Yoga teacher training called the ‘Yoga Synergy Method’. Develop a …

Is there any way I can reduce the pressure in my head during headstand?

I have been asked the following question about inverted postures and headstand in particular. Here is my short general answer: QUESTION: Is there any way I can reduce the pressure in my head during headstand? MY ANSWER: Headstand is an advanced posture and should not be attempted by most people. It requires adequate neck and upper body strength, adaptation to …

FREE Class with Simon Borg-Olivier March 3rd

REGISTER HERE Safe, Accessible & Effective Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice Register online here. https://bit.ly/3dGqXGB Amongst other things Simon will be showing you ways of relieving knee problems preventing and recovering from hamstring tears and strains, and avoiding and healing from lower back pain. Hi I’m Simon Borg-Olivier, Physiotherapist and Co-Director of Yoga Synergy. After 35 years teaching experience and my in …