YOGA BLOG

Dru Yoga teacher Isabel Carter started practising yoga regularly 30 years ago and has been teaching Dru Yoga and Meditation full time for 20 years. She has been teaching others to be Dru Yoga teachers since 2006.

Through these blog posts, Isabel shares her insights regarding diet and nutrition, exercise, yoga and meditation to help you keep your sparkle. 

Please enjoy, share and contribute her posts where you can.

 
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Silver linings

It was only 2 weeks ago that I was on an amazing meditation retreat, at the Dru centre in Snowdonia, yet it seems a lifetime away, a time...

Embrace the dark

It’s no surprise that many traditions have celebrations that honour the light at this time of year. They remind us that the light is...

Dru Yoga is for everyone

I blog and post often about the inclusivity of Dru Yoga, so nothing saddens me more than when I hear something on the lines of …. “I’d...

Eco Inside Out

Like most people I have been considering what lifestyle changes I can make to leave a lighter footprint on our beautiful planet....

Honouring our teachers

If you get chance take some time tonight to look at the full moon. If I’ve got my astronomy correct that was the biggest full moon of the...

Listening to your body

In my next couple of blogs I thought I would share some of the key things that I have learnt about listening to my body and adapting my...

Yoga for Men’s Health Week

As it’s Men’s Health Week this week (June 10 – 16) I thought I would reshare a revised blog I wrote a little while back on men and yoga....

Ramadan reflections

As we enter the final week of Ramadan I thought it might be nice to ask Inside Out team members Mazeena and Rakiya to share their...

A welcome break

I hope you had a good break over the Easter period. I certainly did, and I was reflecting on this after my meditation practice this...

Upside down lessons

In this blog I thought I would share some things I have learnt from practicing headstands. Not my favourite posture, it would have to be...

Stay well this winter

There are a lot of winter bugs around at the moment. I know this full well, as I was in quarantine here at Inside Out HQ for over a week....

Hello and Welcome to 2019

Moving into sitting forward bend. Hello and welcome to 2019! I have to be honest, I am not big on new year resolutions! I’m never keen on...

Men do yoga too!

A couple of weeks ago I posted a little bit on Facebook about International Men’s Day, and how yoga can really help Men stay healthy. I...

Keeping a yoga journal

In my last blog I recommended keeping a yoga journal. A few of you have asked me about this so I thought I would write a few notes on...

The power of perseverance

If you come to my classes then you’ve probably realised that I am not a naturally flexible. I’m not Relaxing into forward bend saying...