Mobilise your spine with the Salute to the moon sequence

The ‘Salute-to-the-moon Sequence’ (Candra namaskara vinyâsa) is a very effective exercise to build arm strength while mobilising the spine and releasing your psoas muscle. *** Instructions and notes on how to execute the ‘Salute-to-the-moon Sequence’ (Candra namaskara vinyâsa): • Stand in the ‘Mountain posture’ which is also known as the ‘Standing erect posture’ (Tadâsana) • Bring the back of hands …

Yoga Therapy for Hip Problems

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-50181155 The link above is an article from the BBC that is reporting a high incidence of hip injuries in many yoga practitioners and teachers. Our Synergy Teacher and Journalist in the UK, Eva Kincsei has written the following after reading this article … “Simply contorting your body into fancy postures does not give you yoga. Especially, if your yoga …

Get ready for Summer with the Ether sequence

Join Bianca, Eriko, Tamara and Catherine for Yoga at Newtown. We’re running 8 week pre-booked courses. BOOK ONLINE We welcome newcomers and have different levels of class. With this system you will be working on one sequence for the 8 weeks, building up to a silent flow through practice together to music! We have a COVID-19 Safety Plan, so there’s …

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 …

Online Teacher Training now approved by Yoga Alliance

Due to changed rules during this COVID-19 pandemic, Yoga Alliance have  allowed our online Teacher Training courses to be certified. We have adapted our highly acclaimed 200 hr Teacher Training program for the current circumstances. Join us for your ONLINE 200h Training. More information here. ONLINE COURSES FOR 24/7 ACCESS Start your Yoga teaching journey with our highly acclaimed online courses …

Air Sequence Starts 3rd August in Newtown

Join us for Air sequence – starting on in Newtown on Monday 3 August. The sequence will go for 9 weeks (teachers, times and booking link below). Students and teachers are loving our return to the original Synergy course format. The energy and focus with the one consistent group is a really special thing so come along and experience it …

3 linked postures to improve strength and flexibility

3 linked postures to improve strength and flexibility of your arms, legs and core that are great at relieving back and knee pain and giving great energy. In this sequence you can see me rolling my spine and trunk in a way that strengthens my core and regulates my breath for enhanced heart rate variability for enhanced energy and internal …

8 Spinal Movements for Energy

  Move actively from your core for health, happiness and longevity. Health – means the functional well-being of your muscles and bones – strength, flexibility and fitness – as well as state of your internal organs – energy, vitality, immunity and the ability to regenerate. Happiness – means your ability to have this as your default setting. Longevity is your …

Breathing Techniques for Abdominal Self Massage with Simon Borg-Olivier

The many benefits of abdominal self-massage, going for walk or maybe even doing mayurasana: The ability to relax the abdomen and especially the sides of the abdomen reflects a very healthy regular practice of abdominal or diaphragmatic breathing. Diaphragmatic breathing directly stimulates the immune system. One of the best places to learn diaphragmatic breathing is any of the variations of …

Secrets of the ‘Downward Facing Dog’

This short video is part of a class I am about to upload to our Synergy class membership site. Bianca Machliss and I are regularly uploading both instructional and flow-through classes – Please see our Online class pass for details. I received the following QUESTION: “I am confused about how to do ‘Downward-facing dog posture’. In Ashtanga Vinyasa we are …

Join Bianca for a Yoga Practice 31 minutes

 Hi everyone, Hope you’re doing well under these extra-ordinary circumstances! We encourage you to keep up your practice, your Pranayama and meditation during these challenging times. I hope you find the practice below helpful. I recorded this in my living room. Please excuse my dog barking sometimes! We’ve just launched a new offering that may be of interest. Simon …