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Posted on 11 May, 2018
I always experience an upsurge of joy when I see signs of spring, especially after a harsh winter. I’ve been asking myself how to actively increase that feeling of happiness even when life is challenging or when it’s raining. According to recent research, meditation seems to be an answer, as it seems to be the only activity which resets the brain’s happiness set point. As a meditation teacher trainer and psychology graduate, my ears always prick up when I hear that we can change our minds in relatively simple ways. According to neuroscientists, we all have a natural set point for happiness, based on our genes and conditioning. Although we may feel temporary joy or sadness from a change of circumstances, we will keep returning to our baseline happiness level or set point. This is the... more
Posted on 1 February, 2017
In today's world we can often feel scattered, not able to find clarity or any certainty in life. There may be nothing... more
Posted on 10 January, 2017
How often do we hear these phrases; ‘whistle while you work” and "laugher is the best medicine"?These are all phrases we... more
Posted on 1 January, 2017
Enjoy this free Sky meditation.  It's from the Dru Meditation dvd. How easy it is to lose our perspective on life and some... more
Posted on 1 January, 2017
The system of success In the yoga tradition, there is a system of success known as the 4S's. If you including them as part... more
Posted on 24 December, 2016
Introduction to Ayurveda Well, as Autumn draws near, here is a nourishing article for you to enjoy with a warm drink,... more
Posted on 23 December, 2016
The Muladhara chakra is our foundation chakra. We often go through our ‘yogic’ life, do our yoga and our meditation, but... more
Posted on 23 December, 2016
The seven chakras of the human body The 7 chakras are the energy centres in our body through which energy flows. The word '... more
Posted on 1 November, 2016
This yuletide time of year brings all kind of gifts – the ones we enjoy and the ones that may not be so pleasant. As I... more
Posted on 1 November, 2016
Full moon in Taurus 14th November The moon is said to be exalted in the sign of Taurus, stabilising the emotional moon and... more
Posted on 3 October, 2016
This month we have chosen to share one of the most powerful ways to keep your lower back and spine healthy, flexible and... more
Posted on 1 October, 2016
For many different reasons we may find we've gained a little extra weight and we begin to struggle with the extra toxins in... more
Posted on 1 September, 2016
  We'd like to share this free EBR 3 sequence which is a part of the new Design your Destiny class, filmed on location... more
Posted on 1 September, 2016
Yes, autumn is here again. We so often approach autumn with mixed feelings – it’s a bit like marmite – you either love it or... more
Posted on 11 August, 2016
Natarajasana or the ‘lord of the dance’ is an ancient posture which is indicative of a place of perfect poise and balance.... more
Posted on 11 August, 2016
Are you ready for this one… Sharva Udara-karshan-asana! A long sanskrit name for a fantastic posture! This posture takes... more
Posted on 11 August, 2016
The Adho Mukha Svanasana, the downward facing dog, is a great posture for helping you to settle into the present moment.... more
Posted on 11 August, 2016
Dru Yoga is often recognised as one of the most powerful forms of yoga to open up the heart centre in a gentle and flowing... more
Posted on 11 August, 2016
The sitting forward bend, is great for releasing back tension as it stretches the hamstrings and lower back muscles. It also... more
Posted on 11 August, 2016
This posture brings flexion and extension to the entire length of the spine. Vyaghrasana is especially beneficial for those... more
Posted on 10 August, 2016
The Bhima is a great side stretch, as well as an excellent toner for the quads, glutes and abdominals. This posture is an... more

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