Heather Mason

Founder & Director

Heather Mason is the founder of The Minded Institute. The Minded Institute is a culmination of Heather’s personal and...

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Dr Sam Bottrill

Lecturer//Supervision Lead

Dr Sam Bottrill is studied psychology at University College of London, she is a qualified yoga teacher (Yoga Alliance...

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Amy Hunt

Assessment Coordinator

After a 30-year career as a high school English, philosophy, and psychology teacher in international schools around the world,...

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Shaura Hall

Lecturer//Supervision Lead

  Shaura Hall is the founder of The Yogologist and creator of the Pilamaya Yoga 220 Hour Teacher Training Course. Shaura trained...

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Elaine Collins

Managing Supervisor

Elaine’s yoga therapy and coaching practice, Live and Breathe Yoga, is based in Clerkenwell, London and she is manager...

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Silvia Laurenti

Lecturer

Silvia is an HPC Registered Physiotherapist graduated at the University of Brighton in 2007. She has worked extensively in...

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Raquel Chinchetru

Lecturer

Raquel Chinchetru is the founder and creative director of Breathing Being, and its work in well-being is guided by...

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Louisa Caine

Supervisor

As a Yoga Therapist and Employment Lawyer, Louisa empowers people and workplaces to flourish. She is the Founder of...

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Shweta Panchal

Lecturer//Supervisor

Shweta Panchal is a Yoga Therapist for Mental Health. She is supervisor and a lecturer at The Minded Institute,...

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Natalia Read

Lecturer

Natalia Read is a GP in South East London.  Natalia is originally from Russia and has nearly 30 years’...

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Veena Ugargol

Lecturer

Veena Ugargol is a Yoga Therapist for Mental Health specialising in helping people manage symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression and...

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Grace Parkyn

Supervisor

Grace currently works for the NHS in a community mental health service as a family intervention therapist and is...

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Elisabeth Reissner

Supervisor

Elisabeth brings many years of postgraduate teaching experience within the English university system to her role as supervisor on...

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Rebecca Bieraugel

Supervisor

Becky is a Minded Yoga Therapist and Health Researcher from Hertfordshire. In addition to working one to one, she...

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Colleen Westling

Supervision Lead

Colleen first rolled out a yoga mat over twenty years ago when she chose Yoga101 at university, not recognising...

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Bryony Hamerton

Supervisor

A full time yoga instructor since 2008, Bryony completed The Minded Institute 550 hour training in 2017. Director of...

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Patrycja Jakubiec

Supervisor

Patrycja is a Counselling Psychologist and Yoga Therapist. She completed her MSc in Cross-Cultural Psychology in Warsaw School of...

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Yasmin Yousaf

Supervisor

Yasmin is an experienced British Wheel yoga teacher (2004) who runs her own yoga and wellness centre in Corringham,...

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Janice White

Lecturer

Janice discovered yoga nearly 15 years ago and wishes she had found it sooner! She originally qualified as a...

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Arlene Gray

Supervisor

Arlene is a qualified Yoga Therapist (since 2014) and Occupational Therapist (since 2001). She has worked in various mental health settings...

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Cassandra Fairweather

Supervision Lead

Cassandra is a qualified Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance accredited) and Yoga Therapist for the mind. She is also a...

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Judy Grill

Supervisor

Yoga became a valued part of Judy’s life when the stress of a job in industry in her early...

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Nicole Schnackenberg

Public Relations

Nicole Schnackenberg is a psychotherapist, a 200-hour yoga teacher and a trainee child psychologist at the Tavistock. She currently...

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Tom Cardigan

Minded Business Coordinator

Tom coordinates day-to-day operations for The Minded Institute; encompassing responsibilities for academic admin and support to students, and management...

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