Gain an excellent grounding in the essential foundations of Dru Yoga. The Dru Yoga Foundation course is an opportunity to deepen your understanding of Dru Yoga and take your personal practice to a new level.
The Dru Yoga Foundation course will enable you to practise with confidence. It has the added benefit that you can continue directly onto the Dru Yoga Teacher Training oourse, with the first quarter credited to you.
This course is designed for:
everyone who would like to develop an effective personal practice
> those who want to explore Dru Yoga in more depth
anyone considering joining the Dru Yoga Teacher Training course
This 8 day foundation course covers books 1-4 of the 16 books of the Dru Yoga teacher training course. You can choose from day, weekend and/or residential formats.
2014 Course Dates
• North Wales (5 day modules) Starts 27th Mar, 24 April
• Stroud (Saturdays) Starts October, day TBC
• Derby (weekends) Starts May, day TBC
• Sheffield (3-day w/e) Starts 1st Aug • London (Sundays) Starts 30h July, 3 Aug, 7 Sept
Practise with confidence!
Develop a deeper understanding of Dru Yoga and take your personal practice to a new level. An excellent grounding in the essential foundations of Dru Yoga
Dru Yoga is a graceful and potent form of yoga, based on soft flowing movements, controlled directed breathing and visualisation. With its foundations set firmly in ancient yogic tradition, it works on body, mind and spirit – improving strength and flexibility, creating core stability, building a heightened feeling of positivity, and rejuvenation your whole being.
Learn the seven keys that will help you unlock the subtleties of Dru Yoga so that you can gain the maximum benefit from your practice.
Principles of Dru YogaAnatomy & Physiology
Principles of activation
Energy Block Release sequence (EBR 1)
Establishing a regular practice
Pranayama Energy Block Release
Mechanics of breathing
Deep yogic breath—lying & sitting
Adho mukha svanasana—downward facing dog
Utkatasana—chair of the heart
Paschimottanasana—sitting forward bend
Prithvi Namaskara - Salutations to the Earth
Surya Namaskara - Salutation to the Sun
What is meditation? Parts 1 & 2
How to sit properly
‘Relax the whole body’ meditation
Overview of the nine systems
The muscular system
Understangin the koshas
Understanding the chakras and nadis
The spiral of empowerment.
Chakra dharana sadhana
A brief history of yoga
Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga
Practical application of the Yamas and Niyamas