Posted on 1 September, 2022
The Dru Online Studio has been a great resource over the years in stimulating my creativity and enthusiasm and in turn, has helped me to deliver some amazing yoga classes and master classes in the past 8 years or so that I have taught.
The online studio is full of gems, sequences and meditations which have given me the opportunity to completely dissect and explore the asanas with yogic concepts of chakras, Koshas, hasta mudras and ancient traditional philosophy. I have found I can take one sequence and do three or four masterclasses by simply focusing on different concepts and this has helped me to not only sustain my enthusiasm and drive as a teacher, but it has also helped the students to understand, in their own way, the principles of yoga.
I have completely... more
Posted on 6 March, 2022
As I approach my birthday, marking yet another trip around the sun, I have been thinking about some of the nuggets of wisdom I have picked up over the last few years. I hope they are helpful for you :-)
1. Get the basics right
So often we try to make important decisions from a place of emotional stress or inner turmoil and we don't even realise it! My mentors have tried to instil the dangers of making decisions in haste or speaking without really considering the implications.
There are so many physical factors that can deeply influence our mood,... more
Posted on 15 February, 2022
If you haven’t experienced the depth of the Pigeon Breath yet, get excited because the magic of it will blow you away when you do discover its secrets! Nan shares her imagery and visualisations with this powerful practice she calls ‘flight to freedom’.
Nan is a yogi and one of the leading yoga teacher trainers of Dru Scotland. Her deeply intuitive and spiritual approach transforms even the ‘simplest’ yogic practices into a prayer in motion, a moment of divine connection.
Follow these simple instructions and enjoy.
Complete the Prana Kriyas first (click here to watch on... more
Posted on 1 February, 2022
Is it just me or do you feel exhausted throughout winter?
The key time for me is when the clocks go back in October. I hale from the North but now live on the South Coast so, at this time the big light goes on at 3.30 ish! 3.30 is the end of the day- surely not !!! Ever likely I feel tired - time to snuggle into a fluffy jumper and socks and hunker down to hibernate for the night. Time just seems to disappear into a cloud of lethargy and sleep. Then the real nadir encroaches when the shops start to remind us... more