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 …

Stretch Dance Move Film Repeat

Have you got it all figured out? We love this video  filmed and edited by Alessandro Sigismondi and featuring Simon Borg Olivier and many other inspiring Yogi’s and Dances. More info: https://sigismondiphotography.com Other Videos

Sharing Good Energy Workshop with Simon Borg-Olivier 14th – 16th June 2019

For our friends near the Byron Shire 6pm – 9pm Friday 14th June – Sharing Good Energy and Loving Information Through Your Body as a Model for Your Life9am – 12pm Saturday 15th June – Energising, Strengthening and Calming 1pm – 4pm Saturday 15th June – Circulating Energy and Information 9am – 12pm Sunday 16th June – Dynamic Rejuvenation and Relaxation 1pm – 4pm Sunday 16th June – …

Controversial Article…Simon’s response

A recent article (cited below), which has already been shared hundreds of times, has sparked so much controversy and discussion, both positive and negative. Please read the article and my response below and let me know what you think. I attach the article link here … https://livehealthy.ae/gymnastics-contortion-yoga/   Posted here is the photo (which headlines the article), showing me in …

Simon on “Health Regained”

Listen to Simon as he discusses the important questions on health, fitness, wellbeing and longevity with Harold Haskin on his podcast “Health Regained”. This episode is packed full of knowledge everyone can apply. If you are into fitness and health you will want to listen to what Simon says in this podcast. He has been studying yoga for over 50 …

Treating knee problems with yoga therapy

All about Yoga Synergy – Welcome

by Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy) and Bianca Machliss BSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy) We welcome our new students, both to our schools in Sydney and to our many online students around the world. If you are new to Yoga Synergy, I’d like to take this opportunity to share an overview of our methodology. The Yoga Synergy style of yoga, also simply known as YogaSynergy, …

Thinking of Teacher Training in 2019?

We have four trainings around the world in 2019. We hope you can join us for a life transforming experience.   200H FEBRUARY 2019 GOA 200H MAY 2019 SALENTO, ITALY 200H / 300H SEPT/OCT 2019 BALI 2019 200H SYDNEY / BYRON BAY What our students say… I think before synergy my practice had been one based on competing with my …

Time flies when you’re having fun

Time flies when you are (safe and) having a good time! But time goes really slowly when your body experiences potential threat (‘flight or fight’), even if your mind thinks this is fun! I went to an amazing 90 minute trapeze class last week with my son and daughter. We had all done this several times before but this was …

Three Steps to Meditative Bliss

Simple Pathways Find any comfortable posture. Systematically expand and lengthen your body in all directions while staying totally relaxed and comfortable. Focus on doing this for a count of six. Systematically relax your body while staying comfortably expanded and lengthened in all directions. Focus on doing this for a count of six. This technique done appropriately can help you rid …

Do you really understand CO2? Part 2

In this video (part 2) Simon talks about the benefits of holding your breath out. Here he demonstrates holding his breath completely out and practicing nauli (rectus abdominis isolation) and lauliki (abdominal churning using rectus abdominis as well as the oblique muscles) while expanding the chest as if inhaling to the chest but not actually inhaling. This practice, which is …