In 2005, 450 graduates and participants in Dru Yoga Courses all over the world were asked about the effects of their practice.
> 72 % found Dru Yoga reduced back pain
> 93 % experienced improved spine flexibility
> 86% enjoyed increased energy levels
> 89% experienced improved breathing with yoga
> 89% can now reduce and control stress levels
> 81% have greater confidence and self-empowerment
> 84% benefited from enhanced mood since practising Dru Yoga
> 83% felt emotionally balanced
> 91% gained peace of mind by overcoming negative thinking
Whatever your yoga ambitions, you’ll find Dru Yoga a fresh, energetic, positive and complete approach to health and wellbeing.
What training is required to teach dru yoga?
The Dru Yoga teacher training school is one of the largest yoga schools in the UK, and also has a cult following worldwide. With 7 locations of training courses in the UK, there’s bound to be one not far from you. The course is 200 hours and its length varies depending on the location. If you don’t want to take time off work, the London course is run on one Saturday a month for 2 years. If you’d prefer to make a holiday of your training, then the course in Snowdonia is three five day modules a year from two years. Other locations like Manchester, Leeds, Wolverhampton, Glasgow and Aberdeen have weekend courses. There’s really something to suit everyone.
Choosing the right school to train with is a big decision and will help shape your entire career as a yoga teacher. Since 2005 we have trained over 2,500 Dru Yoga teachers worldwide, and another 600 or so are currently in training. We are registered with the Yoga Alliance, and our qualification offers the recognition, credibility and status from being part of an international school.
What qualifications are available?
You’ve qualified as a Dru Yoga teacher after attending all the course modules, completing the assignments, passing the assessment – then you can join the professional register of Dru Yoga teachers – offering classes to respond to the cult following that yoga has worldwide.
Can I specialise?
You can choose from a variety of postgraduate courses and specialise in a wide range of career pathways – Dru Yoga for Pregnancy, Dru Yoga for Children, Dru Yoga for Back Pain Relief, Dru Yoga for Stress Relief as well as our other highly popular Dru Teacher Training Courses in Dru Meditation and Dru Dance
What kind of person makes a good dru yoga teacher?
All kinds of people make great Dru Yoga teachers – and this reflects . Many are therapists who want to expand their skills. Some are teachers who want to teach yoga to teenagers. Some are business people who want to help their colleagues deal with stress. As long as you are interested in health and wellbeing, you’ll make a good teacher.
‘Having experienced many different forms of yoga over the last twelve years, I find the holistic philosophy of Dru Yoga very appealing and most effective!’ Jill, Dru Yoga undergraduate, UK
I hardly recognise myself as the person I was six years ago. The bouts of depression, anxiety and low self-esteem I used to suffer on a regular basis have gone, to be replaced by increasing self confidence and a joyfulness in life that I’d forgotten was possible.’
Catherine, Dru Yoga teacher, UK
‘The Dru Course offers a complete package—regular retreats, personal development, structure for your practice at home, skills to teach, and practical ways to give back to the world.’ Judy, Dru Yoga undergraduate, Australia
‘I started the Dru Yoga course for myself and never intended teaching. The course has enabled me to understand myself and discover the potential within me… I am now teaching and bringing this discovery to others—amazing!’ Keely, Dru Yoga graduate, UK
How can I find out more?