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 …

The key aspects of the meditative state

This is one of my favourite postures to practice on the beach. My legs are in the lotus posture so it’s quite hard to balance on the knees alone. But in the sand it can sometimes make it a bit easier. On the hard ground I mostly have to move my knees back and forth to stay balanced. Here on …

Simple Spinal Movements for Health and Wellbeing

* Appropriate movement can regulate breathing and enhanced circulation with profound calmness. * These simple combined spinal movements create synchronised patterns of expansion and contraction within the body that regulates your breathing provided you are relaxed. * If you simply allow the air to come in and out as you move through these 4 main linked positions you will notice …

8 SAFE, ACCESSIBLE & EFFECTIVE, TRUNK MOVEMENTS

Here are 8 SAFE, ACCESSIBLE & EFFECTIVE, TRUNK MOVEMENTS. This SPINAL SYNERGY is what we use as the basis for all our posture, movement and breathing. Please try and practice this. It can really help almost everyone on so many levels. Here are some instructions. (1) REST & RELAX THE TRUNK (2) LENGTHEN THE TRUNK/SPINE (3) LENGTHEN THE BACK TRUNK/SPINE …

Preparing for a Handstand

In this video I am practicing a simple combination of 6 spinal-trunk movements of (forward bending/backwards bending, lengthening/shortening, and expanding/contracting). These spinal wavelike movements are enough to keep me energised, strong and flexible. The handstand I do after these movements is simply just a byproduct at the end that I can choose to do when I wish. During the handstand …

Control your tongue!

* I love doing tongue exercises. They are beneficial for you in so many ways. * The tongue is like the diaphragm in a special way. It is a ‘bridge’ between conscious and unconscious. * The tongue is also the end of the acupuncture meridians for the kidney. * It is often said that your ‘breathing’ can be a link …

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

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 …