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 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 from neuroscientific research inform us that people who have PTSD require...

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Basic Mental Health Techniques for Yoga Teachers

  • Date

    6th October 2019

  • 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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Breath-Body-Mind™ for Professionals Workshop

  • Date

    27th October 2019 - 28th October 2019

  • Time:

    12:00 am

  • Location:

    Central London TBD London 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. This Breath-Body-Mind™ workshop fulfils the prerequisite for Breath-Body-Mind™ Level-1 teacher training, to be given from the 30th October to 3rd November. The workshop is also a...

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Breath-Body-Mind™ Teacher Training - Level 1

  • Date

    30th October 2019 - 3rd November 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Location:

    Central London TBD London United Kingdom

Breath-Body-Mind™ Level-1 Teacher Training, designed by world-renowned psychiatrists Drs. Richard Brown and Patricia Gerbarg, is an intensive program that provides the basic tools for teaching simple but powerful breathing, movement, visualisation and relaxation practices for working with physical and mental health populations. Breath-Body-Mind™ practices can be incorporated into many different work settings by a wide range of care providers from classroom teachers to disaster relief workers to mental health professionals and yoga therapists. Dr. Brown, Dr. Gerbarg and their assistants take you through rounds and teaching sequences. You will practice teaching with partners while course faculty monitor and provide feedback...

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Yoga Therapy for Anxiety: Professional CPD

  • Date

    27th November 2019 - 1st December 2019

  • Time:

    9:00 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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