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.


Yoga and Ayurveda – what to practice

Continuing with our brief exploration of Ayurveda, in this post I’d like to focus on my favourite bit – yoga for the doshas. In previous blogs we’ve discussed each of the doshas, how they effect us and how we can keep them in balance. Hopefully you are starting to build a picture of your constitution. We can also use our yoga to keep our doshic constitution in harmony. Working with yoga and the doshas is a huge subject. In upcoming blogs I’m going to be discussing the element

Return to harmony with Ayurveda

Ayurveda. The elements and the doshas In the last blog I was talking about 3 doshas, kapha, pitta and vata, and some of the lifestyle choices that will knock them off balance, along with some of the signs and symptoms that a dosha is out of kilter. You may well have spotted some of your own habits, so let’s have a look now at ways to bring a dosha back into line. As always, Ayurveda seeks to prevent rather than cure. We can make particular lifestyle and dietary changes to hel

Sure fire ways to knock yourself off balance!

The last couple of blogs have been looking at how the ancient philosophy of Ayurveda can help us to Ayurveda. The elements and the doshas stay well. Ayurveda firmly believes that prevention is better than cure and in the last blog I talked a little bit about how to recognise our predominant dosha or constitution. Once you have this information you can then start to make food and lifestyle choices which best suit you. In this blog I’m going to note some of things that will dis

Ayurveda – the science of life

Ayurveda is certainly having a moment! I see Ayurvedic wisdom popping up in women’s magazines Ayurveda. The elements and the doshas and social media sites, and it’s mentioned regularly on beauty products, but what’s it all about? I’d like to share some of the things I have learned about this amazing system for good health in my next series of blogs. Ayurveda is a sister practice of yoga, and whilst it does have some pretty great beauty advice to share, that’s certainly not al