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25 years of yoga!

Chakrasana

Blimey, doesn’t time fly?! I attended my very first yoga class 25 years ago this September just gone and I’ve never looked backed since (well only during my yoga practice – along with forwards, sideways and upside down ha ha). My first class was an Adult Education course, taught by Christine Barraclough, accompanying a friend more…

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The gift of stress free kids

Palvinder, Yoga Teacher at Inside Out Dru Yoga

Today’s young people face immense pressures to achieve, to keep up and fit in within an overwhelming world of adults, as well as dealing with their own emotional and physical changing world. Children in England are apparently “among the unhappiest in world” the BBC reported in 2015, blaming low self confidence, low body image and more…

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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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What you can expect from Inside Out Dru Yoga

Brenda, Isabel and Peter

This is a busy time for us at Inside Out HQ, with lots of new students – and we love it! We love sharing our yoga and helping more and more people to find their well-being sparkle. Naturally we get asked a lot of questions about how we work, and about what to expect from more…

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There’s more to yoga than postures

Prana

You’ve been asking me for more yoga philosophy in my blog posts, following my series on the koshas, so for my next series I thought it would be nice to go right back almost to the beginnings of yoga and see how the teachings are as relevant today as they were centuries ago. Yoga has more…

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Free Yoga Studio Open Day
Acanthus Golf Centre
Saturday 26th September 2015

Focus on gratitude

To mark the opening of our new Yoga Studio at the Acanthus Golf Centre in Tingley near Leeds, we’re running a free yoga open day on Saturday September 26th 2015 running from 11am to 4pm. This is an ideal way for those looking to learn more about Dru Yoga, perhaps try a short session and more…

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Focus on your base chakra and walk your talk

Just being

Let’s have a look then at each of the 7 main chakras in more detail, starting with the base or root chakra, mooladhara, to give it its correct name. As you might have guessed from it’s name, mooladhara sits right at the base of your spine, providing firm energetic foundations, just as the coccyx and more…

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Move yourself out of back pain.

Strap work

When I’m teaching I love my students to engage with me. I like to know how you’re getting on with the postures, so I check in a lot with you. It was during one of these interactions that a great comment came out, which I’d like to share. I had asked the class to move more…

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Relax and lose weight!

Corpse pose

If you’ve been doing all those lovely Goddess poses I suggested for home practice in my last blog, you are probably going to be thrilled that the next yoga practice I’m going to recommend for weight loss is …. savasana, our lovely relaxation pose ! Yes, really. Relax and lose weight! “Even if you usually more…

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We want to help you sparkle!

The Archer

Happy New Year! For my first post of the year I want to celebrate that wonderful feeling that comes with the new year…a fresh start, a clean slate; like starting a new school exercise book, full of promise and hope.   It’s the time of year for reflection and letting go of the past (see more…

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