Browsing Tag Dru UK

Why I love being a yoga student

I’ve recently been away, and one of my favourite things to do on holiday is attend local yoga classes, wherever I can. You might be wondering why I go to a class when I could very easily do my own practice, as I do when I’m at home! Here are some of the benefits I more…

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The Niyamas – tools for personal development

Just being

For this blog I am returning to our series of articles introducing some yogic philosophy. We’ve been focusing on Patanjali’s 8 Limbs of Yoga, starting with the Yamas, disciplines that help us to maintain control in our lives. Today we are going to move on the Niyamas, which simply translates to observances. The Yamas more more…

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Peace in your hands

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation”. H H Dalai Lama. I find this one of the most inspirational quotes around.  Just imagine that, a world without violence. I know you were expecting my next installment in my “Yoga for weight more…

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The power of silence

Just being

As some of you know, I’ve been lucky enough to spend a few days of this new year away on a meditation retreat, at the Dru centre in Snowdonia. It was a wonderful opportunity and I came away feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, ready for the year ahead. I’ve had a lot of questions asking me more…

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Keep calm and breathe !

Next week is the start of Teaching Assessments for our outgoing group of Dru Yoga Trainee Teachers in Leeds – an exciting and nerve racking time for all ! Nerves and anxiety have also been points for discussion in classes too, so I thought in this blog I would share with you some yoga ideas more…

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Be inspired to be still

Just being

One of my favourite pictures in our Inside Out “Yoga on your holidays” competition (see our Facebook page “insideoutdruyoga” for more details) was this photo of 3 ladies sat meditating on a rock in the Yorkshire Dales. I love it not just because it is aesthetically pleasing, but because, for me, it encapsulates the very more…

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Are we human being or human doing?

Just being

It’s been a while since I last blogged. April was a busy month and this busy-ness has got me thinking! In and amongst all the busy-ness I was lucky enough to take 5 days away on a meditation retreat. I was at the beautifully nurturing Dru Yoga training centre in Snowdonia and, whilst I was there partly more…

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Facebook – please like us!

Inside Out now has a Facebook page! You’ll find us at www.facebook.com/insideoutdruyoga – please be-friend us! Yes, I am now a fully paid up member of the 21st century. Those of you who know me, will know that technology is not my strong point, however I have made determined effort this last couple of years more…

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