Yoga Therapy Group Supervision

  • Date

    18th September 2019

  • Time:

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Location:

    Haptivate 220 Arlington Road Camden Town NW1 7HE United Kingdom

The Minded Institute is beginning group supervision in yoga therapy for trainees and graduates of any school. We feel there is a real need for community and group discussion around areas of best practice, boundaries, ethics, precautions, and the development of the field. Our first session will be from 6-9pm on September 18th. The session will be chaired by two senior members of our teaching faculty, Dr. Samantha Botrrill (both a clinical psychologist and yoga therapist) and Cassandra Fairweather (both a yoga therapist and psychotherapist with special training in group process work). These two specialists have also brought yoga therapy...

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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™ Workshop

  • Date

    27th October 2019 - 28th October 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

    The Minded Institute, 220 Arlington Road, Camden Town, 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. 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:

    The Minded Institute, 220 Arlington Road, Camden Town, NW1 7HE 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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Chronic Pain: A Symposium on Yoga Therapy as an Emerging Treatment

  • Date

    13th November 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Location:

    Haptivate 220 Arlington Road Camden Town NW1 7HE United Kingdom

We are thrilled that the College of Medicine and the Minded Institute will be holding this event. On November 13th, leading researchers and clinicians will join together to provide a clear view of yoga therapy in chronic pain management. Chronic pain is ubiquitous throughout the world, with an estimated 1.5 billion people currently suffering worldwide. Tragically an estimate of 66% of those affected expect to live with pain for the rest of their life, leading to devastating effects on individuals’ quality of life, national and international productivity, and the health care system. It is increasingly clear that biopsychosocial interventions are...

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Yoga Therapy and Mindfulness for Addictions

  • Date

    14th November 2019 - 17th November 2019

  • Time:

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 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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Yoga Therapy Skills for Psychologists and Therapists

  • Date

    18th January 2020 - 16th February 2020

  • Time:

    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Location:

    Haptivate 220 Arlington Road Camden Town NW1 7HE United Kingdom

Basic therapeutic yoga 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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