National Yoga Teacher Training | Healthy Back Programme


Yoga Teacher Training

Suitable for teacher training and personal development

Choose to study fully online or a blend of in-person & online

Online / Blended 
2nd intake: 14th May 2023​​​​​​​

Why Train with Dru?

Training as a Dru Yoga teacher you will learn to teach the ancient science of yoga in ways that make yoga accessible today to a wide variety of people in different settings. 

As well as giving you the skills to teach yoga, the course will empower your own journey of self-discovery and help you to find your true life purpose.

The Dru approach combines the best of Western science with ancient wisdom.

We’ve trained 1,000’s of Dru Yoga teachers and have been established for over 40 years

  • You’ll qualify as a 200-hour yoga teacher, registered with Yoga Alliance International.
  • Our teachers work in a variety of settings including yoga studios, gyms, workplaces, schools and the NHS, teaching people of all ages and abilities.
  • Post graduate career development opportunities include courses in Advanced Yoga & Meditation; Prenatal Yoga, Kids & Teens, Back Care, Wellbeing and Yoga Therapy.

  • As a Dru Yoga teacher you’ll be helping people to reduce stress, improve back pain, prevent injuries and transform negative thinking and disempowering emotions.

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Call me, Alison Massey for a friendly chat: 07557222648 

The Course Structure

Your journey to becoming a yoga teacher

  • The design and content of this course include online learning, in-person teaching and personal practice.
  • Study over 15 months so you can fit the course around your work and home life
  • 10 online training days taught by experienced yoga teacher trainers
  • 9 in-person training days - which can be undertaken online
  • Weekly self-guided online video training sessions.
  • Detailed training manuals are available on the learning hub
  • Free access to the online Dru Yoga studio
  • Start with the Foundation Course (the first 6 days) then you have the option to continue with the full Teacher Training Course
    Find out more about the Foundation Course

What you will learn

  • 32 Asanas (postures)
  • 7 Flowing Dru Yoga Sequences.
  • Meditation practices.
  • Relaxation techniques.
  • Pranayama techniques.
  • How to adapt postures and sequences for specific health conditions.

You will also gain an understanding of:

  • Basic anatomy & physiology for yoga teachers.
  • The subtle energetics of Dru Yoga.
  • Yoga philosophy. 

Transforming the world - One posture at a time

We take yoga off the mat and give back to the world. 


"The tutors have inspired me to share the insights I have gained throughout the course. Dru Yoga has helped me to manage my fibromyalgia and live with less pain and fatigue.

I know I’ll be able to share my story to help and inspire others."

Karen Neal

Course Manuals

Enjoy beautifully illustrated in-depth course manuals to help your learning.

There has never been a greater need for Dru Yoga in today’s world.

With Dru you are choosing to impact yourself, other people and the planet.

Teach one of the world's leading styles of yoga. You'll be able to work alongside health professionals, in the workplace and schools.

Develop your career with our extensive postgraduate CPD training programmes—with a wide choice of areas to specialise in.

Learn from our multi-disciplinary team of teachers and specialists—combine the best of Western science with ancient wisdom.

Your next steps

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Career development with Dru Yoga Teacher Training

With Dru training, you can take your passion all the way—offering specialised programmes to targetted clients. Be unique, authentic and true to yourself.

Further training after your 200-hour YTT will help you understand, access and apply yoga’s deep and profound benefits for yourself and your clients.

Dru’s multi-disciplinary teams have been crafting such programmes for over 40 years: combining yoga postures and sequences rooted in ancient practice with the most up-to-date practices from neuroscience, physiotherapy, osteopathy, and anthropology.

We now offer a wide range of specialities from Prenatal and Kids & Teens to Yoga Therapy and Back Care & Mental Wellbeing.

"Dru Yoga should be available in every GP surgery."  Dr Hilary Jones

Book a Try Out 
For personal attention—look no further! 

Try Outs are all about YOU! These enjoyable and fascinating sessions offer the ideal introduction to all aspects of Dru Yoga and the course. We keep the numbers small so you can get that 1-to-1 tailored experience with one of our teacher trainers.

These highly interactive Dru Yoga and Q&As will give you a great overview. Ask questions, meet like-minded people and get a real feel for the course. 

Choose from joining a Dru Yoga Class followed by a Q&A, a Try Out or an Introductory workshop. We also offer face-to-face and online options.

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