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Dru Yoga Teacher Training Course - Your Questions Answered

Can anyone do Dru Yoga?

Definitely! Dru is for everyone and you’ll be surprised how quickly your body becomes more flexible when you practise regularly.


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Dru graduate, Australia

The Dru Yoga teacher training course has enriched my life and opened doorways to physical, emotional and spiritual health in an exciting and fulfilling way

What resources do you have for home study?

Over the last 25 years Dru has published a huge collection of books, CDs, DVDs and downloads to give you an effective, interactive method of practising the techniques and ideas that you learn from us, in the comfort of your own living room. Our publications and media products, from inspirational stories and practical yoga and meditation manuals to yoga DVDs and soothing music CDs, can be bought from our various outlets and soon online. We have everything that will help you strengthen your mind, body and spirit, and immerse yourself in all things Dru, including clothing, yoga mats, shawls and therapeutic jewellery - sourced from around the world. And with a percentage of profits going to good causes, you can be assured that everything you buy from Dru involves an aspect of giving back.


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Dru Yoga teacher training is a great way to develop your yoga practice in depth as well as earn a living doing what you love...


You'll find Dru Yoga an empowering and energising approach to vitality, health and wellbeing.


What happens if I miss a weekend?

Life’s circumstances can sometimes prevent you from attending a weekend. You can easily arrange a catch-up by attending that particular module with another group in any venue.

Where can I train in Dru Yoga?

Dru Yoga teacher training courses run throughout the UK and Australia, and in the Netherlands and Canada. We offer a range of course options from day or weekend sessions to 4 or 5-day residentials. Contact your nearest centre for details of venues.

How long is the course?

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Dru chief nutritionalist

In line with the International Yoga Alliance and the Independent Yoga Network, the Dru Training course consists of 200 teaching hours. We offer this in various methods:

  1. Weekends: 16 weekends over 20 - 24 months
  2. Days: 32 one day events over 24 months
  3. Modules: 6 x 5 day modules over 24 months

When can I start teaching?

Half way through your training you will be able to take an interim assessment. This will enable you to be insured to teach a limited syllabus yoga class structure to the public and start earning.


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Dru Yoga undergraduate UK

The Dru course is a great journey with lots of inspiration and uplifting insights to help you on your way. It would be hard to find this sort of wisdom in many other places.

I don’t want to teach, but would like to train in yoga for myself. Is this course appropriate for me?

Absolutely. Hundreds of people do the Dru Yoga course just for themselves. As our students discover, the Dru Yoga teacher training course is also about YOU, helping you discover the real YOU inside. Whether you choose to do the Dru Yoga course to learn to teach, or because you want to get more out of life, the course is for YOU!



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Relax and unwind with Dru Yoga

Is yoga a religion?

No. Yoga is a philosophy that originated in India 5,000 years ago, and was compiled into the Yoga Sutras in 600 BC by the father of classical yoga, Patanjali. These texts still provide a framework for spiritual exploration and mastery over the physical and mental body. Yoga sometimes interweaves other philosophies such as Hinduism or Buddhism, although it is not necessary to study those paths in order to practise or study yoga. You do not need to surrender your own religious beliefs to practise yoga. In fact, many people find that yoga helps them find greater depth in their chosen faith.

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