Erik van Velzen
Erik is a Dru Yoga and Meditation teacher trainer, and helps co-ordinate and teach Dru’s many courses and events in the Netherlands.
Erik is a specialist in yoga postures (asanas), sequences and in relaxation. His CD ‘Nidra’ was specially produced to offer therapeutic relaxation exercises to the Dutch audience. Erik uses Dru’s unique connection with the power of nature to give more depth to relaxation.
Erik helps co-ordinate and teach Dru’s many events in the Netherlands. He trains teachers in the Dutch course centre in Arnhem and offers mentoring and meditation and yoga classes in Amsterdam. He is also managing Dru’s postgraduate programme in the Netherlands.
As a teenager he won a scholarship to the Atlantic College international school in South Wales, where his passion for international development and personal empowerment was ignited. He has worked as a communication consultant for international charities such as Oxfam, as well as taking movement, yoga and meditation into large corporations and businesses in the Netherlands.