Elisabeth Reissner

Elisabeth brings many years of postgraduate teaching experience within the English university system to her role as supervisor on the 500h Professional Certificate of Yoga therapy. This experience, combined with the benefits to both physical and mental health she has received from her own 17-year…

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Elaine Collins

Elaine’s yoga therapy and coaching practice, Live and Breathe Yoga, is based in Clerkenwell, London and she is manager and practitioner at The Minded Clinic in Camden, providing one-to-one Minded yoga therapy, accessible classes and courses for specific conditions. Her experience and research interests include…

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Yasmin Yousaf

Yasmin is an experienced British Wheel yoga teacher (2004) who runs her own yoga and wellness centre in Corringham, Essex. Yasmin’s passion is helping individuals to find happiness and wellbeing through yoga, mindfulness and self-regulation – and is working to see more yoga and mindfulness…

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Patrycja Jakubiec

Patrycja is a Counselling Psychologist and Yoga Therapist. She completed her MSc in Cross-Cultural Psychology in Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities (2003), professional doctorate in Counselling Psychology at London City University (2012) and the Minded Institute 550 hours Yoga Therapy training (2017). Prior…

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Grace Parkyn

Grace currently works for the NHS in a community mental health service as a family intervention therapist and is a qualified community mental health nurse. She is a Minded Yoga therapist and a YogafortheSpecialChild© practitioner and has personally and professionally experienced the benefits that yoga…

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Amy Hunt

After a 30-year career as a high school English, philosophy, and psychology teacher in international schools around the world, I felt compelled to elevate my understanding of the intersections between mind and body practices, neuroscience, somatic awareness, and mental health; especially in adolescents. I am…

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Tom Cardigan

Tom coordinates day-to-day operations for Minded; encompassing responsibilities for academic admin and support to students, and management of business operations and development. He is an accredited psychologist, who has worked in first contact support for victims of abuse, and in educational and wellbeing support for…

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Bryony Hamerton

A full time yoga instructor since 2008, Bryony completed the Minded Institute 550 hour training in 2017. Director of the Be-Yoga studio and training school in Sussex, Bryony teaches classes and workshops for students of all ages and physical abilities, Be-Yoga is a place for…

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Rebecca Bieraugel

Becky is a Minded Yoga Therapist and Health Researcher from Hertfordshire. In addition to working one to one, she runs general and therapeutic yoga classes, collaborates on regular grief recovery workshops and holds yoga sessions for Carers and people with Dementia across Hertfordshire. Most recently…

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Shaura Hall

  Shaura Hall is the founder of The Yogologist and creator of the Pilamaya Yoga 220 Hour Teacher Training Course. Shaura trained as a yoga therapist with the Minded Institute which gave her the tools and confidence she needed to embark on a spiritual study of human beings that…

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Nicole Schnackenberg

Nicole Schnackenberg is a psychotherapist, a 200-hour yoga teacher and a trainee child psychologist at the Tavistock. She currently divides her time between her doctoral studies, her position as a trustee of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation and her facilitation of the Eat Breath Thrive…

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Veena Ugargol

Veena Ugargol is a Yoga Therapist for Mental Health specialising in helping people manage symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression and PTSD. Veena also delivers cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) based-interventions within CNWL NHS Trust, where she works as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner. Veena practices yoga privately as well as teaching…

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Natalia Read

Natalia Read is a GP in South East London.  Natalia is originally from Russia and has nearly 30 years’ experience in paediatrics, A&E, obstetrics and gynaecology, and general practice. She has been working as a GP in the UK since 2000. Natalia developed her interest…

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Colleen Westling

Colleen first rolled out a yoga mat over twenty years ago when she chose Yoga101 at university, not recognising that the yogic path would be her chosen road. After university Colleen worked as a Toy Designer for several years while maintaining a personal yoga practice….

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Judy Grill

Yoga became a valued part of Judy’s life when the stress of a job in industry in her early twenties gave her anxiety and backache. Judy had no idea how unhappy she had become until a friend suggested doing yoga and recommended a great teacher….

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