Online Course: Rewiring the Anxious Brain Through Yoga

  • Date

    7th April 2020

  • Time:

    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Did you know that there is evidence that yoga can actually improve and change brain functioning?  With insights from neuroplasticity we now know that not only does anxiety present in a particular way in the brain, but that there are ways to help rewire the brain to support a state of greater relaxation not only in the movement, but in the long-term. As anxiety and anxiety disorders are one of the biggest issues in society today with incidences growing to epidemic levels with the acute health crisis, people need skills to help downgrade panic more than ever. Heather Mason is...

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The impact of breath on the entire body and especially the cardiovascular and nervous, is profound. In this 3-hour workshop for yoga and health professional, Heather Mason will profound a deep review of the respiratory system and how various breath modifications impact physiology and psychology. In the second half of the workshop, she will describe how to conduct a breath assessment and use this to determine what kind of breath practices to offer clients in need. Following the explanation and demonstration Heather will use the “breakout room” feature to partner various participants in different online rooms, where they will practice...

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Online Professional Training Workshop for Managing Anxiety

  • Date

    13th April 2020

  • Time:

    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Anxiety was already one of the greatest health issues world-wide before the Covid-19. However, we are now in an unprecedented situation world-wide and for many people levels of anxiety are reaching a boiling point. However, with proper guidance as to relevant practices, many people can learn how to help themselves, using this international challenge for personal transformation. In this interactive 4.hrs-hour course, Heather Mason, leader in Yoga Therapy for Anxiety will share her insights into best practice for teaching yoga practices to those with anxiety. She will review: · How anxiety presents psychologically, neurologically, and physiologically · Why yoga is...

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Online Course: Rewiring the Anxious Brain Through Yoga

  • Date

    15th April 2020

  • Time:

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Did you know that there is evidence that yoga can actually improve and change brain functioning?  With insights from neuroplasticity we now know that not only does anxiety present in a particular way in the brain, but that there are ways to help rewire the brain to support a state of greater relaxation not only in the movement, but in the long-term. As anxiety and anxiety disorders are one of the biggest issues in society today with incidences growing to epidemic levels with the acute health crisis, people need skills to help downgrade panic more than ever. Heather Mason is...

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Online Course: Mental Health Skills for Yoga Teachers

  • Date

    17th April 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

This one-day training course is for yoga teachers who want to learn practical skills to help plan and teach yoga classes for clients suffering with depression and anxiety. Did you know in the UK that 1 in 4 people suffer from depression or anxiety? The practice of yoga is known to be highly beneficial for depression, anxiety and a host of other mental health conditions. More and more people are coming to classes hoping to improve their symptoms, but there are some important considerations and contraindications when dealing with these individuals. It is the responsibility of the teacher to prepare,...

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Online Course: Yoga Therapy for Anxiety: Professional CPD

  • Date

    21st May 2020 - 25th May 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

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

This course is accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Anxiety and anxiety disorders are 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 with, 40 percent of the population reporting anxiety in any given week. In this innovative course taught by Heather Mason, she shares her insights and concrete tools from years of clinical experience as a yoga therapist that draws on her extensive background in neuroscience, physiology, and psychotherapy. As someone who suffered from debilitating anxiety for many years her...

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Online Course: Therapeutic Yoga in Cancer Treatment - An Informational Session

  • Date

    23rd May 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

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

Over 2.5 million people in the UK are living with cancer with this figure predicted to rise to 4 million by 2030. Interest in the use of yoga therapy interventions is increasing among health professionals and cancer patients who are seeking out alternative ways of managing symptoms, side effects of treatments and finding ways of moving forwards after cancer. As yoga teachers and therapists we need to be informed and prepared to meet this growing need for alternative interventions in order to support people holistically and safely at all stages of the cancer journey. Who will this day suit: Yoga...

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Breath-Body-Mind™ Introductory Workshop

  • Date

    27th June 2020 - 28th June 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Breath-Body-Mind™ Introductory Workshop This BBM Workshop fulfills the prerequisite for BBM Level-1 Teacher Training Following the success of 2019's Breath-Body-MindTM workshop and training, we are delighted to welcome back Dr. Richard P. Brown and Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, pioneers of Integrative Mental Health, to offer their ground-breaking Breath-Body-Mind training workshop in 2020. Designed to activate mind-body communication pathways, raise energy, regulate mood, enhance performance, reduce inflammation, and help dissolve pain; this training is for anyone who wishes to improve their stress resilience, physical health, and general wellbeing. It is also ideal for yoga teachers and practitioners, psychologists, therapists, nurses, doctors, school...

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*SOLD OUT* Breath-Body-Mind™ Teacher Training Level 2

  • Date

    29th June 2020 - 3rd July 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Breath-Body-Mind™ Teacher Training Level 2 Prerequisite: 1. Completion of a 2-day Breath-Body-Mind™ Introductory workshop and regular practice of Coherent Breathing (20 minutes per day, 5–7 days per week) Breath-Body-Mind™ Workshop: 27th - 28th June 2020 2. Completion of a 5-day Breath-Body-Mind™ Teacher Training Level 1, Personal Practice of BBM with at least 20 minutes of Coherent Breathing a day for a minimum of 5 days per week and experience teaching BBM techniques regularly since completing BBM Level-1 Teacher Training Breath-Body-Mind™ Teacher Training Level 1: 29th June - 3rd July 2020 The second level of the BBM teacher training sequence further...

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Breath-Body-Mind™ Teacher Training Level 1

  • Date

    29th June 2020 - 3rd July 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Location:

    220 Arlington Road Camden Town London NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Breath-Body-Mind™ Teacher Training Level 1 Prerequisite: Completion of a 2-day Breath-Body-Mind™ Introductory workshop and regular practice of Coherent Breathing (20 minutes per day, 5–7 days per week) Breath-Body-Mind™ Workshop: 27th - 28th June 2020 Following the success of 2019's Breath-Body-MindTM workshop and training, we are delighted to welcome back Dr. Richard P. Brown and Dr. Patricia Gerbarg, pioneers of Integrative Mental Health, to offer their ground-breaking Breath-Body-Mind Teacher Training Level 1. This training is aimed healthcare professionals, therapists, yoga teachers, school teachers, military, and disaster relief workers - who meet the above course prerequisite. Benefits of Breath-Body-MindTM have been shown...

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Basic Yoga Techniques for Health Professionals, Carers, and Community Workers

  • Date

    5th July 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

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

An increasing body of evidence demonstrates that yoga offers great health value, and it is beginning to impact healthcare worldwide. This one-day course offers Healthcare Professionals, Carers, Care Staff, and Community Workers simple and effective yoga techniques that can be used for oneself and for patients, staff members, residents, and relatives. At the end of the workshop, participants will know how to teach basic yoga movement, breath and relaxation techniques that can easily be practised and taught to others. In this workshop, you will learn key postures from each of the main groups, including standing poses, forward and back bends,...

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Chair Yoga Teacher Training Intensive: The Lakshmi Voelker Method

  • Date

    18th July 2020 - 19th July 2020

  • Time:

    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

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

Do you know people who would benefit from yoga but: Cannot get down (or up) from the floor due to age, disability, inflexibility, or injury? Want to practice yoga where getting on the floor is impractical (at work, travelling, etc.)? Traditionally these people have been unable to reap the exceptional benefits of yoga. Chair yoga makes it possible! With the advent of social prescribing, yoga teachers with fully accessible chair yoga skills will be in great demand, and this course provides the necessary knowledge and skills to meet whatever standards will be required. Created in 1982, Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga...

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Yoga for Arthritis Teacher Training

  • Date

    30th July 2020 - 2nd August 2020

  • Time:

    9:30 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

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

34 YA Credits- 34 IAYT Credits This is the first time that this unique evidence-based teacher training will be in the UK! Yoga for Arthritis was developed at a leading research university by an interdisciplinary team of medical and healing professionals. Combining ancient yoga practices with modern medical knowledge, this program offers modifications to address the unique abilities and limitations of persons with rheumatoid and/or osteoarthritis. In a 7-year randomized clinical trial, program participation was associated with improved arthritis symptoms, disease biomarkers, physical fitness, psychological functioning and quality of life. Join yoga therapist Ann Swanson, MS, C-IAYT, LMT, ERYT500, author...

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Yoga as Medicine, Level 2: Yoga Therapy for the Nervous System

  • Date

    8th August 2020 - 12th August 2020

  • Time:

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Location:

    Life Centre Islington 1, Britannia Row London N1 8QH United Kingdom

We are delighted Timothy McCall is returning to Yogacampus to offer another Yoga As Medicine module. We live in a world where most people have nervous systems that are out of balance. This can be due to stressful lives, inadequate rest, a history of significant trauma, or from the effects of disease itself. Yoga, including a wide variety of yogic tools from chanting to poses to meditation has proven itself to be one of the best ways to balance the body’s autonomic nervous system (ANS). Due to its strong connection to the ANS, there will be a major focus on...

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Yoga Therapy Skills for Psychologists and Therapists

  • Date

    4th September 2020 - 26th September 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

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

Approved by the British Psychological Society for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Dates: 4th - 6th September and 25th - 26th September 2020 In this 5-day CPD (spread over 2 weekends) led by Dr. Samantha Bottrill (senior clinical psychologist and yoga therapist) and Heather Mason (founder of The Minded Institute, one of the world’s premier yoga therapy training organisations) psychologists and therapists can learn basic yoga practices that can easily be incorporated into their therapeutic work. During the training you will learn: The common neural correlates that span most mental health conditions Research that expresses yoga’s potential role...

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Yoga Therapy & Mindfulness for Chronic Pain

  • Date

    22nd October 2020 - 26th October 2020

  • 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 PTSD: Professional CPD

  • Date

    7th November 2020 - 11th November 2020

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

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

This course is accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. This course is run by Heather Mason, founder of The Minded Institute 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...

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