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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Welcome 2017!

Hello and welcome to 2017! I am really looking forward to this new year, drawing a line under 2016, a year that for many reasons was not great. I had chance over the Christmas break to reflect on 2016, what I learned, what I achieved, what I am ready to let go of. I also contemplated how I would like 2017 to shape up. I’ve never really been into goal setting or new year resolutions but I am changing my opinion on these a bit! I’ve realised that if I’m not clear on what I want

Focus on your base chakra and walk your talk

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 sacrum joints are the firm foundations of your spine. The colour associated with this chakra is a beautiful ruby red and it is all about the earth element and how we connect with

What is a Chakra and what do they do for me?

For my next series of blogs I thought I might unravel some of the mystery around Chakras. They are currently a fashionable theme, popping up in magazine articles, self help books and even providing the inspiration for modern jewellery collections (Thomas Sabo & Pandora both have chakra themed pieces). I have to be honest, the wisdom of the chakras is often watered down or indeed misinterpreted and as I am frequently asked about them I thought it would be worth spending a litt