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The ancient art of Ayurveda and its place in modern medicine

Ayurveda is India’s traditional, natural system of medicine that has been practiced for more than 5,000 years. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word and literally translated it means “Science of life” or “practices of longevity”. As the translation may suggest, it emphasizes extension of life span,…

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Mindfulness for Suicidality

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27592123 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…

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Working Psychotherapeutically with Grief-Fuelled Depression

Whilst we all have days when we would rather stay in bed, depression is an insidious and hope-draining affliction in which the sufferer truly sees life itself as the enemy. Whilst the word ‘depressed’ is now commonly used colloquially to express the sense of  feeling…

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We are hiring!

Recruiting Experienced Administrative Assistant for Part-time position From July 2015 Position:        Administrative Assistant Hours:            20 per month, with possibility for more Pay Rate:      £12-15 p/h, commensurate with experience Location:       Mostly from home, with some errands in London The innovative Minded Institute is…

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YOGA FLASH MOB – 17th Sept in London!

Do Yoga: Life into Balance Join us for a Yoga Flash Mob in London 17 September at 18:30 at Parliament Square, Westminster  The Minded Institute is dedicated to bridging the worlds of healthcare and yoga. We run free events, help to arrange conferences and this…

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Train with us!

Join us to train with the next wave of Minded Yoga Therapists! There is a lot happening at the Minded Institute these days! We are about to have a new group of yoga therapist graduates!  They’ve worked very hard over the past 18 months, and…

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Yoga Therapy + Mindfulness for Addictions

With Shaura Hall + Heather Mason 12-15 June 2014 in London! Addiction is a complex condition that affects all areas of life – not just for addicts, but also for the people around them. Clinically, it is characterized by a loss of control over drug…

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LET’S SHARE + COLLABORATE TO BRING YOGA INTO HEALTH CARE!

Join us on the 25th June in London! The recent Yoga and Health: Research and Practice conference was attended by yoga teachers + therapists, mental health + medical workers, all committed to making yoga therapy a more common practice in the treatment of disease, injury…

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Yoga and Health: Research and Practice – The Conference!

3 Reasons Not to Miss this Conference The Minded Institute (MI) has teamed up with like-minded organizations and companies in the UK and Europe to offer Yoga and Health: Research and Practice, a 3-day conference in April.   This event brings together yoga teachers & therapists,…

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A Year of Letting Go

For those of us who set New Year’s resolutions we often imagine what we want to achieve or change.  In a poignant moment at dusk near my father’s pool in Florida I reflected on my own year’s events.  Even as a Yogi and a Buddhist…

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From TMI in 2014: Yoga for Trauma (PTSD) Training

Due to the unique characteristic aspects found in yoga, its practice is increasingly being recognized as a valuable complementary measure in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Many trauma institute and programs now have yoga classes and use yogic teaching in clinical work. Geared…

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