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Dru in New Zealand

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Dru in New Zealand

Welcome to the New Zealand page of the Dru Australasia website. Join us in April 2020 for a new Dru Yoga teacher training near Nelson! We also offer Dru Yoga workshops and our local graduate Dru teachers offer Dru Yoga classes throughout Aotearoa. So come along for a class, enjoy a workshop or even sign up for our next Teacher Training course. Transform your life and help change our world!


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Sue Cleaver

NZ Regional Manager & Dru Teacher Trainer

Hello I’m Sue. I am the New Zealand Regional Manager and I work with an amazing local team who support the vision of expanding Dru throughout Aotearoa.

Since studying Dru Yoga and Meditation in Australia I've now been teaching and sharing Dru for 15 years. I first came across Dru in 2000. It was the quiet strength, authenticity and integrity of the teachers that attracted me to Dru, along with the profound peace that Dru Yoga has brought to my life.

My vision was to bring these wonderful Dru techniques to New Zealand and in 2014 we started the first Dru Yoga Teacher Training course in Motueka, Nelson. The Dru Australasia team is looking forward to our next amazing course starting in April 2020!



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Enjoy a Dru Yoga class in your area

Discover Dru's subtle power by attending a local class or event in your area. We have teachers in Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Nelson, Motueka, Blenheim, Ashburton, Balclutha and more. De-stress, relax and unwind...

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You can join the DPN as a student teacher mid way through your course or upon graduation from the Dru Yoga Teacher Training Course. Check out the many benefits...


Train as a Dru Yoga Teacher in New Zealand - our next course starts April 2020!

The first Dru Yoga Teacher Training (DYTT) in New Zealand started in Motueka, Nelson in October 2014 and completed in July 2017. With over 30 students from all over the country attending the course this means many more people now have access to Dru Yoga. As interest grows and people discover how Dru works so effectively on body, mind and spirit we are already planning Aotearoa's second Dru Yoga Teacher Training. The next training will start in April 2020 with lead-up workshops held around New Zealand. So why not register your interest for the workshops and give yourself the opportunity to delve into Dru.

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Teaching classes is just the beginning...

For the Dru Yoga teacher training course format including the yoga course content, Dru teacher training qualification and continuing professional development please download the Dru Yoga teacher training course prospectus (pdf 1.2MB).


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Dru Yoga Teacher, NZ

The Dru Yoga teacher training has changed my life...
What more can I say?

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What I am noticing is that the practice not only strengthens me to " bear up " when I need to ....be more discerning....see the big picture....love wholeheartedly ....but also to - more gracefully, willingly and truthfully accept the light within and the increasing desire to shine and share.


Students who practise Dru Yoga share some of the benefits they experience

> better energy levels
> improved sleep and reduced anxiety
> more flexible joints and strength
> healthier backs
> improved digestive function
> lower blood pressure
> greater clarity and focus
>breathing problems such as asthma significantly improved

How is Dru different?

Dru is a graceful and flowing form of yoga with directed breathing and visualisation.  It is soft, yet deeply potent.  It is deeply relaxing yet rejuvenating and it can take you to any level of fitness you’d like.  But what many people appreciate about Dru is that anyone can do it, regardless of age, body shape or ability


What does Dru mean?

Dru comes from the Sanskrit word dhruva, which refers to the stillness that can be experienced in Dru Yoga and Dru Meditation. In the stillness we are able to sit back from everything happening around us, and see and act from a point of clarity and inner calm.



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Whatever your day brings

Dru Yoga will replenish and relax you

Dru - the perfect antidote to stress. 

Whatever your day has brought you, a Dru Yoga or Meditation class is just what you need! A Dru Yoga or Meditation class is the perfect way to unwind after a stressful day. Our Dru teachers will help you to strengthen your body and calm your mind resulting in a happier, healthier you. Using classical yoga postures, Energy Block Release sequences, Dru Yoga postures and sequences, breathing and meditation techniques and soothing relaxations we help you keep mind, body and soul healthy and in balance. 

Dru is for YOU

So whatever your age and ability or shape and size, Dru Yoga and Meditation will suit you. Whether it is in a class situation or a private 1 to 1 session where you will have a session tailored to your own individual needs, you will benefit. Maybe you want to become a yoga teacher or perhaps you just want something for yourself. Sue and the team in New Zealand are looking forward to meeting you. Still not sure? Just come along to a session and leave refreshed, relaxed and rejuvenated.


Want to take the next step?

Contact us today to see how we can best support you and your yoga journey. We would love to speak to you!

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