How You Can Manage Coronavirus Anxiety With Yoga

Regardless where you live in the world, there is no hiding from the fact that many people’s lives are going to be undergoing a great deal of change in the coming months – if they haven’t already. The World Health Organisation recently declared COVID-19 a…

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Understanding Stress, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Our exceptional yoga therapists go forward in their careers via many different paths, and we are always keen to check in on their progress. One of our graduates, Shweta Panchal, is involved in a number of wellbeing organisations, in addition to conducting research, and practicing yoga…

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Mindfulness for Dermatological Conditions

by Nicole Schnackenberg www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov The psychological/emotional underpinnings and ramifications of suffering from various skin conditions have only recently been given serious consideration in the scientific literature. This is despite the fact that emotional correlations with dermatological conditions such as eczema and psoriasis were made more…

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Mindfulness for Suicidality

Suicide is the intentional ending of one’s own life. It is a serious and growing problem. The highest suicide rate in the UK is for men aged 45-49. Whilst male suicide rates have decreased slightly in the past couple of years, female suicide rates have…

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Yoga Therapy for Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic, lifelong condition. There are 2.5 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK alone with over 500,000 people suffering from the condition without even knowing it. The hormone insulin, produced by the pancreas, is used by the body to stimulate cells…

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Beyond a Deficit View of Autism

‘All humans are sacred, whatever their culture, race or religion, whatever their capacities or incapacities, and whatever their strengths or weaknesses might be’.  (Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche). The single deficit model of autism is, in our opinion at the Minded Institute, doing people diagnosed…

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Halasana in the Hospital: Yoga to be Offered to NHS Staff

Back in September of last year, Simon Stevens, NHS England’s chief executive, pledged to launch an initiative to improve staff health and cut the growing amount of sick leave. As part of this initiative, NHS staff are to be offered health checks, Zumba, and yoga…

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