What is Dru Yoga?
Dru comes from the Sanskrit word "Dhruva" which refers to the stillness that can be experienced in Dru Yoga and Dru Meditation. In this stillness we are able to sit back from anything that may be happening around us, to see and act from a point of clarity and inner calm.
All classes geared to over fifties, but all ages welcome
Everyone receives a recording of the session to practice in your own time

Which weekly Dru Yoga class is for you?
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Tuesdays - FACE TO FACE 7.15pm - 8.45pm Flowing Dru Yoga
Mixed ability, with an upbeat feel, suitable for beginners

Fridays - FACE TO FACE 12.00 - 1.30pm - Gentle relaxing Dru Yoga
Mixed ability, suitable for beginners, those with health issues and those who like gentle yoga.

Venue: Adel Quaker Meeting House, New Adel Lane, Leeds LS16 6AZ

Wednesdays (from September) - ONLINE ONLY 9 - 10.30am Gentle relaxing Dru Yoga
Mixed ability, suitable for beginners, those with health issues and those who like gentle yoga.

Booking
Save money by booking weekly classes in blocks
Single sessions also available
All bookings will receive a recording available for 3 weeks

Upcoming block dates for 2022


FACE TO FACE

Tuesdays 6th September - 11th October 7.15-8.45pm
Fridays 9th September - 14th October 12-1.30pm

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schedule

Tuesdays 25th October - 15th November 7.15-8.45pm
Fridays 28th October - 18th November 12-1.30pm

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schedule

Tuesdays 22nd November - 13th December 7.15-8.45pm
Fridays 25th November - 16th December 12-1.30pm

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schedule

ONLINE
Wednesdays 7th September - 12th October 9-10.30am
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Wednesdays 26th October - 16th November 9-10.30am
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Wednesdays 23rd November - 14th December 9-10.30am
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Investment

Save with a block booking.

Pay per block (usually around 4 - 6 weeks) Face to Face £12.00 / Online £9.50 per class Non-refundable

Drop in rate face to face £15.00 / Online £13 per session.

Annual memberships are also available, paid in one payment or monthly. Please get in touch with us directly to ask about memberships.

Concessions are available. Please get in touch for more information on all the above.

Any confusion or problems booking, please do not hesitate to get in touch, I'm more than happy to help!

What to bring
Yoga mat if you have one but we have spare. Wear comfortable clothes and you will be in bare feet or socks. Bring a cushion and blanket for relaxation if you like. You may also wish to bring a small bottle of water.

Other info
Parking is available. Please note that the Quaker Meeting House is on the left as you go through the gate
What is unique about Dru Yoga?

In Dru Yoga the joints of the body are kept relaxed and soft during movement. This creates flexibility and a free flow of subtle energy.

Energy Block Release Sequences
We use Energy Block Release sequences which are easy-to-practise, flowing movements that help to release tension physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Healthy, Flexible Spine
In Dru Yoga all movements originate from the spine because a flexible, healthy spine supports your entire yoga practice. The spinal wave and spinal twist are core features of Dru Yoga, enhancing spinal health and vitality.

Core stability is also a major focus.

Balance Your Energy
Dru Yoga works to balance the chakras (energy centres of the body) and access the powerful energy of the heart.

Find Stillness
Within the flow of movement, Dru Yoga creates powerful moments of stillness which we call 'Dru points'.

At Lakshmi Yoga, our classes are tailored for the over fifties, but Dru Yoga teachers are trained to make their classes suitable for all levels of fitness – from 'full sweat' to 'no sweat'!

For more details about Dru Yoga visit www.druyoga.com

Benefits of Dru Yoga

"In my entire career I have never found anything as effective as Dru Yoga for resolving back pain" Pepe Reina - Napoli and Liverpool Football Club

From scientific research, my own experience and those of my students, I can testify to the fact that yoga, and in particular, Dru Yoga, has helped:

  • Increase strength, core stability, flexibility and balance
  • Ease aches and pains, especially back Pain
  • Increase energy levels
  • Lower blood pressure and improve breathing
  • Improve resistance to disease
  • Help overcome insomnia
  • Increase resistance to and ease stress
  • Cope with and overcome depression and anxiety
  • Increase confidence and reduce negative thinking,

Simply put, Dru Yoga creates the balance in your life that you are seeking and allows you to be the person you want to be.

What is a Dru Yoga class like?

Classes are fun, friendly, and welcoming and you will be guided at your own pace.

Yoga has been shown to improve health and wellbeing on all levels and our classes will increase knowledge of, and confidence with, yoga techniques.

You will be able to make the most of Dru Yoga both within and outside of the class setting.

The nurturing style of Dru Yoga will leave you feeling uplifted and inspired.

Lakshmi Yoga classes are an hour and a half long

Whilst there are variations in pace and content, classes are based around the following format:

  • Short welcome and time to connect with body and breath.
  • Fun, easy to do movements to music, allowing you to warm up muscles, loosen up the joints and feel energised.
  • Energy Block Release Sequence, (flowing movements, specific to Dru Yoga, that help to release tension physically, mentally, and emotionally)
  • Asanas (postures) or yoga sequences.
  • Pranayama (specific breathing techniques).
  • Deep relaxation, allowing you to feel rejuvenated.

We hold Dru Yoga classes in North Leeds, based in Adel
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