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 on July 12, 2009 at 5:17pm This is a great article …

Yoga Synergy: traditional hatha yoga with an understanding from yoga anatomy, yoga physiology and exercise-based physiotherapy

  by Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy)and Bianca Machliss BSc BAppSc(Physiotherapy) (A similar earlier version of this article has been published by ‘Australian Natural Health Magazine’) Below is an extract of  the first part of the complete article Click here to view/download a file (PDF) of the entire article with photos  The Yoga Synergy style of yoga, also simply known as …

Making Triangle Pose (Trikonasana) the best posture ever

Utthita trikonasana is often taught as simple posture but it can be confusing to beginners and even teachers. If done incorrectly it can be at best ineffective and at worse dangerous for your knees and lower back. In this article we present instructions that make your body ‘Firm but calm’ (sthira sukham asanam) and while creating strength without tension and flexibility …