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Eastern wisdom meets modern medical science

YogaSynergy

Byron Shire will be enlivened by a meeting of ancient eastern wisdom and modern medical science on 6 and 7 of September.  Temple Byron will host a workshop with Chinese Master Master Zhen Hua Yang, and physiotherapist yoga teacher Simon Borg-Olivier MScBAppSc(Physiotherapy).

Master Yang, whose family has been bodyguards of the Emperor of China for hundreds of years, is arguably one of the most powerful martial artists in the world. He can break river stones with his fingers but prefers to use his tremendous power to enhance health.

Simon Borg-Olivier, is a lecturer and research scientist who has been practising yoga for 45 years. In their workshop, which is suitable for anyone, Master Yang and Simon will teach the secrets of internal energy and how you can manifest this for health, strength and fitness in yoga, exercise and martial arts.

Contact and bookings 0417 041 179.

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yogasynergy.com

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.