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 William Truebridge beginning his world record-breaking free dive where he is effectively travelling underwater for the equivalent of 5 olympic pools underwater in over four minutes. A few days ago my inspirational friend, amazing freediver and inspirational yogi William Trubridge has just broken his own world record twice in two ...
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Lecture and Demonstration Yogic Internal Relaxation Power, by Simon Borg-Olivier at the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, January 2010

This is a video lecture on the essence of yoga and its related anatomy and physiology of yoga, a demonstration of some advanced yoga and a short beginner level class i gave to about 800 people at Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney at the start of 2010. Thanks to Sheona White ...
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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 ...
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Simon Borg-Olivier Lecture & Yoga Demonstration at Goddess Exhibition Art Gallery of NSW in January 2007

Simon Borg-Olivier, RMIT University Lecturer, Physiotherapist and Yoga Synergy Co-Director gave a lecture and advanced hatha yoga demonstration on the relationships between yoga and goddess mythology and culture at the Divine Goddess Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney Australia on 24 January 2007. This is part 3 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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