Dru Yoga Access Training Course

Dru Yoga Foundation Course

 

Perfect for everyone who wishes to explore Dru Yoga in more depth. 

Deepen your understanding of Dru Yoga and take your personal practice to a new level with this excellent grounding in the essential foundations of Dru Yoga. 
This is a stand alone course designed to enable you to develop your own yoga practice. In addition, you can gain entry onto the Dru Yoga Teacher Training Course, with the first quarter credited to you.  
  
  

Course starting in September 2015

Cost: $300.00 + $36.00 = $336.00 per weekend
For a total of $1200.00 + $144.00 hst = $1344.00
(plus a $50 non-refundable administration fee to secure your place) 

Contact: Darquise Desnoyers

Email: druevents@shaw.ca
Tel:  604 936 3255 extension 2 

What you will learn... 

BOOKS 1-4 of the 16 books of the Dru Yoga teacher training course

Dru Yoga is a graceful and potent form of yoga, based on soft flowing movements, controlled directed breathing and visualisation. With its foundations set firmly in ancient yogic tradition, it works on body, mind and spirit – improving strength and flexibility, creating core stability, building a heightened feeling of positivity, and rejuvenation your whole being.

Learn the seven keys that will help you unlock the subtleties of Dru Yoga so that you can gain the maximum benefit from your practice. 

Principles of Dru Yoga
Principles of Activation
Foundation Energy Block Release Sequence (EBR 1)
Body preparation
Establishing a regular practice
Tri-spinal Release
EBR 2

Pranayama
Pranayama Energy Block Release
Pigeon Breath
Windmill
Diaphragmatic breathing
Mechanics of breathing
Deep Yogic Breath – lying & sitting

Asanas
Tadasana - Mountain
Vrksasana - Tree
Marjariasana - Cat
Savasana - Corpse pose
Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog
Bhujangasana - Cobra
Setubandhasana - Bridge
Simple inversion
Utkatasana - Chair of the Heart
Paschimottanasana - Sitting Forward Bend
Makarasana - The Crocodile

Sequences
Prithvi Namaskara - Salutations to the Earth
Surya Namaskara - Salutation to the Sun

Meditation
What is meditation? Parts 1 & 2
How to sit properly
‘Relax the whole body’ meditation
Watch the breath’ meditation

Anatomy & Physiology
Overview of the Nine Systems
The Muscular System
Skeletal system (including joints and the spine)

Subtle Energetics
Understangin the Koshas
Understanding the Chakras and Nadis

The spiral of empowerment.  
Chakra Dharana Sadhana
Chakra awareness
Ajna Centring
 
Philosophy
A Brief History of Yoga
Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga
Practical application of the Yamas and Niyamas