Jane Saraswati Clapham

Dru Yoga & Meditation teacher trainer

Jane is one of Dru's senior Dru Yoga and Meditation teacher trainers, based at Snowdonia Mountain Lodge in North Wales. She has been teaching yoga and...

Meditation - Still Your Body and Mind

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Duration: 
24 mins

Simple, short, effective techniques to leave you feeling chilled out and happy.

In this complete Dru Yoga and Meditation class you will enjoy stretching your body with activations including the Standing Cat and the Forward Bend (Padahastasana).

Jane will then help you to select the right sitting posture for you – either on a chair on the floor. You'll learn how to align your body to make sure that you’re comfortable yet alert and then will learn a simple but effective meditation technique to release stress, based on the breath. This meditation will help you keep alert yet relaxed at the same time, and will help keep your mind still and stress-free.

 

Meditation class contents

Activation and body prep

A simple yet effective activation to bring fresh life into your body and prepare your body for meditation. Begin with some dynamic arm swings…

… then standing cat…

… stage 1 spinal stretch (from EBR2)…

… and standing forward bend.

How to sit

If you’ve tried to meditate in the past and found it difficult or uncomfortable, chances are that you could have been sitting incorrectly. Jane explains how to sit for optimum comfort and concentration, both on the floor and in a chair.

Meditation

Enjoy an essential meditation for bringing stillness and calmness to your body and mind. Find the perfect balance between alertness and relaxation.

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