has yoga lost it's soul in the west?

Has yoga lost its soul in the West?

Today I was asked ‘Has yoga lost its soul in the West?’ … Here is an answer I just wrote … I think that most people teaching modern yoga have good intentions and some modern yoga does seem to help some people for some time. However, I don’t think that what is mostly being taught under the banner of yoga …

Kickstart 2018 with our FREE Online Course to Boost Your Energy

NEW FREE Online Course – Boost your Energy in 2018 Cardiovascular work is very important. But many people have it the wrong way. Cardiovascular health is when the blood flows and circulates very easily but the heart hardly has to beat. Many people, especially in Australia, shorten and abbreviate words and by calling ‘cardiovascular exercise’ simply ‘cardio’ this puts the …

SBO Interview

Secrets of Internal Energy – Part 5

Simon Borg Olivier Interview Part 5 – Secrets of Internal Energy   View Part 1 here View Part 2 here View Part 3 here View Part 4 here View Part 6 here Thanks to Chris Johns​ who has kindly filmed and edited these videos

SBO Interview

Starting Yoga Practice – Part 4

Simon Borg Olivier Interview Part 4 – Starting Yoga Practice View Part 1 here View Part 2 here View Part 3 here View Part 5 here View Part 6 here Thanks to Chris Johns​ who has kindly filmed and edited these videos

SBO Pranayama

My best meditation ever – Simon Borg-Olivier

SCIENCE EXPERIMENT: My best meditation ever after first holding my breath in for 6 minutes: My breathing was scientifically tested in a laboratory at RMIT University. I was hooked up to a calorimeter with a gas mask to measure energy use in terms of the oxygen and carbon dioxide levels In my expired air. THE EXPERIMENT: 1. Breathe more than …

How To Meditate

Simon was recently asked by Move123 to record a basic Meditation video. Listen  as he guides you through the basics of meditation through breath-control, relaxation and focus. Visit Move 123 at http://www.move123.com.au/ The Secrets of Meditation: Meditation is where there is ‘stillness in mind’, ‘stillness in breath’, you are totally comfortable, totally alert and there is lots of energy and …

How to Handstand

It may be a surprise to some that the common household ‘triangle posture’ has surprisingly so much in common with how to lift up slowly into a handstand, starting by leaning into the palms with your elbows straight, your shoulders over your fingers, with your heels raised and your toe tips initially on the floor. Some tips to begin both …

Join us for Acro Yoga this weekend

Bianca Machliss and I used to have so much fun performing and practice partner acro balances in the early 1990’s. The essence of what is required to do these practices safely and effectively forms are the major keys to the Yoga Synergy System. Before you learn to with another persons body in Acro-balance partner exercises it is important know how …

Yoga and Smoking – How to reduce your urge to smoke

SIMPLE BREATHING EXERCISES TO COMPENSATE FOR THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND TO REDUCE THE URGE TO SMOKE If you are smoker and don’t want to actually give up right now here are some simple things you can do to address some of the negative effects of smoking. The essence of yoga is ‘balance’ and ‘mental flexibility’. I feel that …