Why Practise Yoga?
Yoga makes you feel great! Practicing the postures, breathing exercises and meditation makes you healthier in body, mind and spirit. Yoga lets you tune in, chill out and shape up -- all at the same time!
For general health & well-being, yoga improves muscle tone, flexibility, strength and stamina, keeps joints mobile. Regular practise reduces stress and tension, boosts self esteem, improves concentration and creativity. It can also lowers fat, improves circulation and timulates the immune system.
Ultimately we aim to create a sense of well-being and calm.
And that's just the physical practise!
According to the ancient yogis, happiness, liberation and enlightenment comes from union with the divine consciousness. The various yoga practices are a methodology for reaching that goal.
The concept of union has a powerful down-to-earth meaning for us Westerners - yoga helps us to get in touch with our true selves.
What is special about Dru Yoga?
Dru Yoga is a graceful and potent form of yoga, based on flowing movements, directed breathing and visualisation. With its foundations set firmly in ancient yogic tradition, Dru works on body, mind and spirit—improving strength and flexibility, creating core stability, building a heightened feeling of positivity, and deeply relaxing and rejuvenating your whole being.
Designed to be practised by people of all abilities, all fitness levels and all age groups. Dru Yoga is shown to be effective in the treatment and management of low back pain and stress, and is known for being a particularly safe style of yoga.
Visit the Dru website for detailed research results.
Kate offers three levels of Dru Yoga classes, so that everyone can find a class at the pace and style to suit them. See the Class Schedule page for more details.