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Yoga In Healthcare: The Effect of Yoga on Alzheimer’s

Clarity within the Haze: The Benefits of Yoga and Meditation for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias. Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes dementia. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for about two-thirds of cases in older people. Currently around 850,000 people in the…

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Relieving Chronic Pain Through Yoga

Our upcoming CPD (continuing professional development) course Yoga Therapy & Mindfulness for Chronic Pain by Raquel Chincetru will offer innovative and time-tested techniques for helping others to more effectively manage their chronic pain. Furthemore, we have the Yoga in Healthcare Conference in February, and this…

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yoga therapy and addiction

Yoga Therapy and Addiction

With our Yoga Therapy and Mindfulness for Addictions CPD (continuing professional development) set to take place at the end of February 2019, and the Yoga in Healthcare Conference discussing the benefit of offering yoga on prescription and in therapeutic NHS treatments, here we will consider…

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Yoga In Healthcare Conference: Yoga For Nurses

Yoga is a practice that can help to alleviate stress, increase wellbeing and reduce lower back pain in nurses and their patients. With this in mind, we warmly invite all nurses to the inaugural Yoga in Healthcare Alliance Conference, February 2019 (London). We will explore…

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relationship between yoga and psychology

The Relationship Between Yoga and Psychology

The exciting intersection of yoga therapy and psychology, and the mounting research that suggests including yoga in a therapeutic setting could have wide-ranging benefits for clients, is an area of great interest for us at The Minded Institute.   Our upcoming course, Yoga Therapy Skills for…

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yoga, studies and science journalism

Yoga, Studies and Science Journalism

A few years ago, mindfulness was placed in the limelight. As much as it’s possible for a meditation technique to become a media darling, mindfulness was it; discussed in glowing terms and hailed as a cure for scores of modern problems. To a lesser but…

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Seeing the mind from many perspectives

My arrival at the Museum of Happiness (it’s just past the Market of Extreme Bliss and round the corner tucked away by the Bodhisattva’s Last Stand pub… ), occurred with me walking initially straight past the door and then sliding back in reverse and peaking…

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rethinking how we deal with back pain

Rethinking How We Deal With Back Pain

According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010*, back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In Western Europe, 15% of people suffer from back pain, while in the USA it’s thought that as much as 80% of the population experiences at least…

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Yoga for Stress and Anxiety in Children with Autism

By Nicole Schnakenberg  “Love every child without condition, listen with an open heart, get to know who they are, what they love, and follow more often than you lead.” – Adele Devine Very recently, an increasing number of educational and mental health professionals have started to…

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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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