Yoga Therapy Skills for Psychologists and Therapists

  • Date

    22nd November 2018 - 25th November 2018

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

    The Minded Institute 220 Arlington Road, Camden London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Basic therapeutic yogic techniques are being used increasingly within psychological therapies, and with good reason:  Neuroscience research suggests that body-based practices increase neuroplasticity and improve affect regulation. In addition, mindfulness training promotes the inhibition of old habits, reappraisal of pre-existing assumptions, and the possibility to respond in novel ways. Yogic techniques naturally offer both improved mindfulness and greater emotional regulation making it a perfect complement to psychological work. Furthermore, as a holistic practice yoga attends to mind, body, behaviour and social interaction, thereby offering a biopsychosocial approach that nicely aligns with a growing appreciation that healing requires attention to all...

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Breath-Body-Mind for Professionals

  • Date

    18th February 2019 - 19th February 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Dr. Richard P. Brown and Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, pioneers of Integrative Mental Health, offer their groundbreaking Breath-Body-Mind workshop. Discover a unique fusion of techniques drawn from qigong, yoga, Buddhist meditation, Orthodox Christian monks, martial arts, Open Focus Attention Training, and modern neuroscience, designed to activate communication pathways between the mind and the body, raise energy levels, regulate mood, enhance performance, reduce inflammation, dissolve pain, and enhance the sense of connection to oneself and others. What the training will cover: Dr. Brown and Dr. Gerbarg share a unique blend of mind-body practices—breathing, tapping, movement, and sound healing. Slide and videoclip presentations...

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Yoga Therapy and Mindfulness for Addictions

  • Date

    28th February 2019 - 3rd March 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Location:

    The Study Society 151 Talgarth Road London W14 9DA United Kingdom

Yoga is a remarkable practice that builds self-awareness, strength, clarity of mind, and resilience. By clearly understanding how yoga can promote psychological and physical changes, we can tailor practices to support the addicted mind and help prevent relapse. The Minded Addiction Recovery Kit (MARK) training combines uses an integrative yogic-based approach that explores body, breath and mind to empower the individual with the tools to regulate their nervous system. This training enables practitioners to work from a complete mind-and-body perspective and firmly setting the foundation for successful engagement with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. How is the course structured? The training has...

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Yoga Therapy & Mindfulness for Chronic Pain

  • Date

    13th March 2019 - 17th March 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Chronic pain is rife in society. According to the British Journal of Medicine two-fifths of the UK population (around 28 million people) suffer from prolonged chronic pain conditions. Accordingly, chronic pain is one of the most prevalent health conditions in the nation and, with an ageing population, numbers are likely to rise. Although there are many treatment options, a large percentage of those who seek help still experience significant symptoms. The use of mindfulness and yoga therapy in the treatment and management of chronic pain is gaining international popularity, as evidenced by high levels of efficacy in both clinical work and...

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Yoga Therapy for Anxiety: Professional CPD

  • Date

    25th April 2019 - 29th April 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues plaguing our society today.  Although a normal part of being alive, anxiety levels are spiralling out of control. The National Office of Stats said that from 2015-2016, 20 percent of the population experienced moderate anxiety in the last week, while 20 percent experienced high levels in the last week. That’s 40% of the UK population! Yoga is a wonderful way to reduce levels of anxiety as it jointly addresses the body and mind and has a profound positive impact on mood. However, not all yoga techniques are ideally suited to...

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Yoga Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Professional CPD

  • Date

    19th June 2019 - 23rd June 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

This course is run by Heather Mason, founder of Minded and renowned yoga therapist for the use of yoga in trauma. Approximately 8 percent of the population suffers from post-traumatic-stress-disorder. Although many new treatments are emerging a large percentage of those who seek help still experience significant symptoms. The use of yoga therapy in the treatment of post-traumatic-stress-disorder is gaining international popularity and some research trials have often found it preferable to conventional therapy. This is because yoga offers valuable skills that are vital in healing. Insights from neuroscientific research inform us that people who have PTSD require physical practices...

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