TANTRA – SEX & DRUGS & ROCK’N’ROLL? ? ?

Actually, HATHA YOGA is also known as the RIGHT HANDED PATH OF TANTRA. Are you really practising ASHTANGA YOGA or is it SAPTANGA YOGA 😊 HATHA YOGA = the RIGHT PATH OF TANTRA)? Here is a link to a great chat on these topics I just had with James Gopala on his podcast Gopala Yoga There are TWO SIDES OF …

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 …

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 …

Mobilise your spine with the Salute to the moon sequence

Salute to the moon with Simon Borg-Olivier 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’ …

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 …